Prayer and Meditation Gatherings
These contemplative gatherings are designed to offer you space and time for prayer and meditation. "Beginners" (we are all beginners!) and those on all spiritual paths are welcome. Registration is not required. Please drop by as your schedule allows. Groups meet at the Journey Center and are free of charge, unless otherwise noted.
*Sometimes gatherings are cancelled due to holidays or vacations. Please check our calendar for any cancellations before coming to a gathering.
NEW! Morning Meditations
Wednesdays, beginning January 6, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
We gather to begin the week in quiet prayer and meditation. We enjoy times of silence as well as a guided prayer time known as lectio divina (Latin for “sacred, holy reading”)…an ancient spiritual practice that helps us listen to the voice of the Spirit speaking into our lives today. More>
Centering Prayer Groups
Mondays, Noon - 1 p.m. (Not meeting December 21 & 28, January 18, February 15)
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Not meeting December 24 & 31)
A time of prayer and contemplation in which we practice a Christ-centered form of meditation. Beginners and people on all silent meditation paths are welcome. More>
Weekly Contemplative Prayer/Meditation Group in Sebastopol
Centering Prayer and the Prayer of the Imagination
Wednesdays, Noon-1 p.m. (Not meeting December 23 & 30)
You are invited to come and encounter Christ in silence, in contemplation and in the imagination, as we practice Christ-centered forms of meditation. Beginners and people on all meditation paths welcome. More>
Imaginative Prayer: Encountering Christ in the Gospels
Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Not meeting December 22 & 29, January 5)
You are invited to come and encounter Christ in the gospel stories of His life using the gift of your God-given imagination. This weekly gathering offers a guided prayer/meditation time in which the events of the life of Christ become present and personal, allowing us a direct experience of the love of God. More>