January 28, 2023
9 AM - 4:30 PM

Live Location: Kenmore Alliance Church, Buffalo
Satellite Site: Pine Knolls Alliance Church, South Glens Falls

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Adult Ministry Track

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1:

Meditation: How Silence Makes Our Mind and Soul Whole with Ken Shigematsu
In this session, we will explore how meditation awakens us to a fresh encounter with God’s presence and helps us experience more inner peace and joy, better mental recall, and less anxiety and depression.

Breakout 2:

Choosing Joy by Practicing the Ignatian Examen with Ken Shigematsu
Drawing upon the wisdom of the monks as well as neuroscience, we will explore how practicing gratitude fosters our joy. The breakout will teach us how the Ignatian prayer of examen helps awaken us to God’s presence in our lives. We will also participate in a powerful, guided life-long prayer of examen.

Breakout 3:

Rhythms of Life - Live at each location
God created humanity to flourish in healthy rhythms of work and rest. In this session we will explore why we need healthy rhythms, what true rest looks like, and how to find it.

Speaker Bios

Ken ShigematsuKen Shigematsu
Pastor, Author, Speaker

Ken Shigematsu is senior pastor of Tenth Church in Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the largest and most diverse city-center churches in Canada. Before entering pastoral ministry, he worked for the Sony Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. Ken is the author of the award-winning, international bestseller, God in My Everything, and his most recent book Survival Guide for the Soul was named by the Word Guild as the 2019 Christian living book of the year.