Examen Prayer Practice Group

Date

Jul 07 2024

Time

Pacific Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost

Free

The heart of the Examen prayer practice is to connect with God about the life you have already lived, allowing you to be an observer of the life you are living. The Examen can be thought of as a resting post on the road, inviting you to pause for reflection and listening. A conversation happens between you and God during Examen prayer that affords many blessings for your future journey. Sometimes this type of prayer is referred to as “Examination of Conscience”. It has also been described as “placing yourself under the loving gaze of God”.

What to expect during our time together: Our guided sessions last for one hour and we move through the practice together but do not join in conversation with each other. All participants will be on mute for the entire time, and you may or may not wish to keep your video on. To prepare, you should have a contemplative space and writing supplies. Once you are registered you will receive handouts for the meeting to help you with this.

What to expect from the facilitator: As your Examen guide, I will hold space for you to connect with God. I will keep the time and give you prompts to move through the practice. Two days before our next session, I will send the Zoom link with prompts. I will prepare a meditative reading and pray the prayers during our time together.

Meets the first Sunday of each month: (2024) April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

NOTE: An End of Year Examen will be scheduled for January 12, 2025 in lieu of the first Sunday of the month. This session will be 90 minutes.


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Facilitator

  • Rachel Igo
    Rachel Igo
    Spiritual Director

    Rachel has been enjoying the benefits of meeting with a spiritual director for over 5 years. She shares that the transformative work of God in her life has come from the practice of various contemplative pathways and meeting with a spiritual director regularly. Rachel felt God inviting her to join others in the vital and healing work of spiritual direction and graduated in 2023 with a certificate from Sustainable Faith. She believes that God desires intimacy with people and it is her delight to accompany them as their bond of love with God is fortified. She is also convinced that God speaks to people individually and views her role as an echoing voice of the already spoken word of God. 

    Rachel also works in the field of early childhood and is the mother of four children. She has served in Christian education and church ministry in various forms throughout her journey with God. The beauty of God in nature and people captivates her while she lives out her days in union with the Divine Dancer!

Location

Journey Center Online

Organizer

Journey Center Association
Phone
707-200-8565
Email
joanna@journeycenter.org

Examen Prayer Practice Group

Date

Jul 07 2024

Time

Pacific Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost

Free

The heart of the Examen prayer practice is to connect with God about the life you have already lived, allowing you to be an observer of the life you are living. The Examen can be thought of as a resting post on the road, inviting you to pause for reflection and listening. A conversation happens between you and God during Examen prayer that affords many blessings for your future journey. Sometimes this type of prayer is referred to as “Examination of Conscience”. It has also been described as “placing yourself under the loving gaze of God”.

What to expect during our time together: Our guided sessions last for one hour and we move through the practice together but do not join in conversation with each other. All participants will be on mute for the entire time, and you may or may not wish to keep your video on. To prepare, you should have a contemplative space and writing supplies. Once you are registered you will receive handouts for the meeting to help you with this.

What to expect from the facilitator: As your Examen guide, I will hold space for you to connect with God. I will keep the time and give you prompts to move through the practice. Two days before our next session, I will send the Zoom link with prompts. I will prepare a meditative reading and pray the prayers during our time together.

Meets the first Sunday of each month: (2024) April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

NOTE: An End of Year Examen will be scheduled for January 12, 2025 in lieu of the first Sunday of the month. This session will be 90 minutes.


Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.

Register Now for Examen Prayer Practice Group

This is group is free to attend. Please register to let us know you will be coming so we can send the Zoom information and class materials. Thank you!
Name
How did you hear about this event?

Facilitator

  • Rachel Igo
    Rachel Igo
    Spiritual Director

    Rachel has been enjoying the benefits of meeting with a spiritual director for over 5 years. She shares that the transformative work of God in her life has come from the practice of various contemplative pathways and meeting with a spiritual director regularly. Rachel felt God inviting her to join others in the vital and healing work of spiritual direction and graduated in 2023 with a certificate from Sustainable Faith. She believes that God desires intimacy with people and it is her delight to accompany them as their bond of love with God is fortified. She is also convinced that God speaks to people individually and views her role as an echoing voice of the already spoken word of God. 

    Rachel also works in the field of early childhood and is the mother of four children. She has served in Christian education and church ministry in various forms throughout her journey with God. The beauty of God in nature and people captivates her while she lives out her days in union with the Divine Dancer!

Location

Journey Center Online

Organizer

Journey Center Association
Phone
707-200-8565
Email
joanna@journeycenter.org
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