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Throughout the seasons of the year, we offer special gatherings that will be a blessing to you on your journey.


clipart of yard saleJoin us on Saturday, June 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for our Yard Sale "Fun"draiser

Purchase treasures to help raise funds for the Journey Center!

If you would like to donate items or volunteer: You can bring items for the yard sale to the Journey Center on Friday, June 24 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.). You can receive a receipt for a tax-deduction, if you wish. We may be able to pick up larger items so please call the Journey Center at 578-2121.

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Support the Journey Center at the Human Race!!!

Saturday, May 11, 2012
This will be the fifth year that the Journey Center participates in this wonderful event that helps local nonprofit organizations to raise funds and we are looking forward to a great experience on Saturday morning, May 11! Our goal this year is to raise $5000 (celebrating our FIFTH birthday- $1000 for every year we've been in existence!). This will provide us with much-needed funding to keep our doors open and continue to offer resources to our community as we expand from Santa Rosa to other cities in our county and beyond. More>

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Encountering the Holy during Advent: An Invitation to the Contemplative Gifts of the Season (Workshop)

Cancelled!Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
The upcoming season of Advent is an invitation to create space in the busy weeks ahead for encountering the Holy and receive the gifts of joy, peace and hope. This workshop is an introduction to the Advent season and to new ways of approaching it that will enrich your spiritual journey.

Facilitator: Joanna Quintrell
Cost: Free
Location: The Journey Center

View the "Encountering the Holy during Advent" poster


Advent Reflections: A Candlelight Contemplative Gathering

Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
During this busy season, we gather each Sunday to create space for the Holy and receiving the gifts of joy, peace, love and hope. All are welcome, from all spiritual paths, for this time of beautiful seasonal music, contemplative readings and prayerful meditation. In the Christian tradition, the season of Advent is the month preceding Christmas and is meant to be a time of reflecting on the meaning of the coming of the Christ-child.

Facilitator: Joanna Quintrell and other Journey Center Spiritual Directors; gifted musicians and vocalists from our community.
Cost: Free
Location: The Journey Center

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Blue Christmas Gathering

Friday, December 4, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Why is it that the Holiday Season, a time of joy and celebration, can be a time of grief and sorrow for so many of us? Please join us for a gentle, contemplative Blue Christmas gathering, where we will create a safe space for grief- to speak our sorrow, to share in simple comforting music, to receive a healing Imaginative Prayer experience- so that we might enter the Holiday Season feeling our losses acknowledged and honored, and our hearts thus more peaceful.

Facilitator: Journey Center spiritual directors Linda Albert and Laurie Harman, with Kalia Mussetter of Living Bridges, who serves people at their most vulnerable in our community.
Cost: Free; tea and snacks will be served
Location: The Journey Center

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Journey Center Community Barbecue

July 14, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a tasty barbecue prior to our Local Poet Night. We’ll be serving up burgers and dogs with all the fixings. Please RSVP and pre-pay prior to July 10 to reserve your seat!

Cost: $15 per person, kiddos eat for free
Location: Journey Center, Main Room and outdoors

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Are you planning a special gathering or celebration? Or looking for a lovely space for a workshop or meeting?

The Journey Center's beautiful facility is available to groups for rent. It is a wonderful space for meetings, celebration parties, retreats and other events… and we do have a kitchen! For details, contact Robin T-Orton at the Journey Center at 578-2121 or by email at .