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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

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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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Summer Festival: An Evening of the Arts

August 18, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Please join us for a spontaneous evening with the arts featuring local musicians, paintings by Maria Crane and poetry readings.You are welcome to bring your instrument, poetry that you like, and even your dancing shoes! In short, come and bring your creativity as we’ll embark on having fun making collaborative art and music together.

We’ll be serving some appetizers and beverages to round out the evening. RSVP’s are appreciated to help us plan the evening.

Cost: Suggested donation: $5-$15, what you can give.
Location: Journey Center, Main Room.

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Advent Reflections: A Candlelight Contemplative Gathering

Sundays on December 3, 10 & 17, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
During this busy season, we gather on these three of the four Advent season Sundays to create space for the Holy and receive the gifts of joy, peace and hope. All are welcome, from all spiritual paths, for this time of beautiful seasonal music, contemplative readings and prayerful meditation. More>

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Open House – A Taste of the Journey Center

Friday, January 26, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the Journey Center 2.0! We’ll be sharing a tasty meal together and spend some time exploring what’s new at the Journey Center. We’ll begin this celebratory evening with Hors d’ Oeuvres followed by breaking bread together and conclude with a concert. This evening is complimentary to attend. More>

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Open House – A Taste of the Journey Center

Saturday, January 27, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This day includes opportunities to participate in a variety spiritual practices and have conversations with our spiritual directors to learn how the Journey Center may nourish you on your spiritual journey. Lunch will be served, and again, this day is with our compliments. More>

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Clergy Appreciation Lunch--CANCELLED!

Tuesday, October 17, Noon – 2:00 p.m.

October is Clergy Appreciation month and we want to bless you, our partners in ministry, with a lovely complimentary lunch. It’s also a chance to come together and dialogue about the needs in our community. And if you’ve never been here before, it’s an opportunity for you to learn more about how we serve Sonoma County and how we can support your ministry. More>


Gratitude Gathering for Friends of the Journey Center

Friday, November 11, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

For Friends of the Journey Center giving at a level of $200 or more each month, this is a special evening of gratitude. We look forward to showering you with gratitude and nourishing you with a lovely evening including a delicious meal. More>


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 .