The use of art materials can facilitate emotional expression as well as reveal new insight in your journey toward discovery, healing and wholeness. Explore your story through the creative and artistic process of art journaling. This group is open to anyone! No art experience is required.
Kathy Jarman, a certified art therapist, will be faciliating and hosting the group at her Community Art Studios: 3S230 Warren Ave, Warrenville. The group meets Mondays 7 -9p, beginning May 13 through July 29. Email Kathy at Kjarman711@gmail.com to pre-register or with any questions
Celebrate the Journey is excited to have Eric Bramlett as our guest speaker this Tuesday, May 14! Eric is the Creative Arts Director for Community Christian Church. He acts, directs, sings, writes and hosts the Pop Culture Pulpit Podcast/Blog.
Eric's been a frequent guest with our worship team, but now come hear Eric give our message! Join us on Tuesday at 7pm in the Yellow Box theater for our large group time, then stay for one of our small groups that meet from 7:45 - 9pm in the Lower Level. Anyone can join at any time.
It's been pointed out to me, multiple times, that I'm more than a little accident-prone. Now it's true that I could mention some annoying, medically-related balance issues that predispose me to this category, but let's face it -- I'd be playing a sympathy card that buys me, at most, maybe a two-year excuse. For the remaining years, there's basically no excuse at all.
The thing is, I earned my PhD in Advanced Klutzology at a very early age. It was a rigorous course of study, and I graduated with honors. Over the past few decades, my various extra-credit projects have included slipping off doorsteps, tripping up escalators, staggering out of buses, walking into walls, and plunging off playground equipment. Once, with a great deal of clueless Read More…
Have you been inspired or challenged by our current series, "Switch?" Do you want make a change even when change is hard? Then we invite you to check out Celebrate the Journey, a supportive, hopeful, helpful ministry that believes change and healing can happen through a relationship with Jesus and in community with others.
Our new Summer Term kicks off Tuesday, May 7 with a Night of Worship and the start of new small groups. This is a great time to jump in and begin that journey of change! Check out a list of small groups in the Summer brochure here.
Our large group time begins at 7pm in the Yellow Box theater. All small groups meet right after from 7:45 - 9pm in the lower level of the Yellow Box.
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There are times when it's hard to find the right words -- and there are times when we're simply reluctant to try. Words are, at best, such awkward and imperfect containers. They impose unnatural curves, edges and angles onto feelings and emotions that were never meant to be constrained.
When we experience hardships in life -- devastation, grief, unexpected loss -- when something like 9/11 happens, or the massacre at Sandy Hook, or the recent Boston Marathon attacks, those feelings and emotions can well up and overtake any semblance of rational thought. And despite our most earnest efforts to capture and hold them, they can threaten to engulf and capsize any container we might try to impose.
"Start writing. Short sentences. Describe it. Just Read More…