Christmas Meditation

Christmas Meditation

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Draw Near to Emmanuel.

Enjoy a peaceful, hope-filled evening as we meditate on the Christmas story in new ways. We'll try out several Christian spiritual practices and connect deeply with God and one another, leaning into the fact that God is Emmanuel—always with us. It's the perfect way to prepare your heart and soul for Christmas.

Join us Thursday, December 22 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm at The Perch for this in-person workshop!

      Comfortable clothing is encouraged as you'll be invited to sit comfortably during our practices. You will also be invited to take your shoes off if you'd like. 

      About the Presenter

      Amy Jackson is founder and director of The Perch located in Aurora, Illinois. She is the author of Unhurried: A 52-Week Meditative Bible Reading Guide, an RYT-200 yoga teacher, and a certified Wellness and Social-Emotional Learning Facilitator. Jackson also holds an M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry from Wheaton College. She spends time leading retreats, teaching about soul care, and training church leaders. She has served on staff at several churches and is a former small-group minister. She is passionate about helping people discover their calling and live out that calling in healthy, God-honoring ways.

      FAQ

      What will we do during this workshop?

      Amy Jackson will lead us through several Christian spiritual practices focused on the themes of Christmas, including meditation and prayer. It will be a quiet, relaxing evening inviting you to spend time with God.

      Is this workshop only for women?

      No! As always, workshops, retreats, and classes offered by The Perch are open to all adults.

      What should I bring to the workshop?

      Comfortable clothing is encouraged as you'll have an opportunity to sit comfortably during our practices. You'll also be invited to take off your shoes if you'd like. You may want to bring a journal for our practices, but I'll also provide paper if you don't have any.

      What if I've never done these practices before?

      No problem at all! I'll guide you every step of the way. No prior experience necessary.

      What if I'm not churchy?

      That's completely fine! As we focus on the themes of Christmas, we will be reading from the Bible and talking about prayer. That said, The Perch is a supportive and safe space for you whether you have faith, no faith, or are somewhere in between. Take what's helpful and leave what's not.

      I have additional questions. How can I contact you?

      If you have questions about the workshop, don’t hesitate to reach out! Email Amy at info@theperchplace.com