Deepening Spirituality in Our Parishes

Virginia Theological Seminary

Discover varied methods for nurturing the spirituality of congregations. About this event This event is brought to you by the department of Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary This online cohort will meet on four consecutive Thursday afternoons (Oct 7 – Oct 28) from 3 – 4:30 p.m. eastern. In 1971 Karl Rahner wrote, “The …
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Developing a Contemplative Prayer Life: A Twelve-Step Approach

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

The Reverend Canon Ian Mobsby One of the great challenges for all those involved in new forms of ministry, mission, fresh expressions of church, and forming missional communities is that it can be utterly exhausting. Missioners as activists are expected to make things happen often in very difficult contexts with scarce resources. Working in such …
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Entertaining Angels Unawares Retreat

Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (The) (SSJD)

The world turns on how we perceive one another. We can point to people, famous or not, who have made a difference in our lives. Sometimes, though, it is those who we would least expect, the ones who by their otherness become priceless blessings, who enable us to be our best selves. Dorothy Day, co-founder …
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Journaling for Personal Growth

Five Oaks Centre

(Also available: Introduction to Journaling November 18, 2021: 7:00pm-8:30pm, online, $57) Please note this is an Online Event that will be taking place over Zoom. Program Information: Journaling is a practice open to ANYONE. It’s how people have recorded their lives, loves, journeys, struggles and victories. It can be a vehicle for making notes about …
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A Journey from Creation to Resurrection

Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (The) (SSJD)

An 8-week virtual pilgrimage on Thursday evenings in March and April 2022 The narrative arc of our Christian journey begins at the moment of creation and comes to its climax with the Resurrection of Jesus. The story continues from there with the post-resurrection narratives of Jesus consoling, healing, and commissioning the disciples to be apostles …
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Heart Longings: An Invitation to the Contemplative Path

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Does your heart long for a deeper connection to God? Do you yearn to live from a place of calm and love instead of fear? Do you desire to journey together in a community of like-hearted souls? If so, join us for the eight-month program, Heart Longings: An Invitation to the Contemplative Path, November 2021-June …
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Going Deeper: Clergy Spiritual Life and Leadership

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Do you yearn to reconnect with your original call and passion? Are you searching for a more grounded way of embracing and responding to the challenges and blessings of ministry? Would you treasure a supportive and caring colleague group with whom to share your journey? Are you looking for a new way to live and …
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CROSSING THE THRESHOLD: Contemplative Foundations for Emerging Leaders

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Overview A program to nurture the spiritual life and strengthen the contemplative foundation of those who sense their grounding in God and want support/mentoring as they seek to cross the threshold to claim their call to leadership and all of life, living from this contemplative foundation. Crossing the Threshold is for those who are between …
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Dream Work Training

Haden Institute (The)

Dreams have a long history of being regarded as divine messages in almost every religious tradition. At the Haden Institute we use the foundational psychological concepts of Carl Jung to teach that dreams can hold the key to greater health and wholeness. The Dream Work Training teaches that working with our dreams opens a communication channel …
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