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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Contemplative Listening: The Foundation of Spiritual Friendship and Direction

Regent College

Scripture resounds with God’s call to “Listen!” The discipline and gift of listening is core to the art of spiritual direction, as well as to friendship, church life, and civic engagement. Yet few professional and academic programs teach us how to listen well. It is a spiritual discipline in need of revival. In the midst …
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Spiritual Direction Training (two-year course)

Haden Institute (The)

At the Haden Institute we integrate spirituality and Jungian teachings in our Spiritual Direction Training Course. We offer participants information and skill development through brilliant lectures, readings, reflections, small group work, and case studies. While our roots are in the western Christian traditions, we also learn from religious mystics, spiritual practices and beliefs from a …
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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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Nurturing the Call: Spiritual Guidance Program

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Do you companion others on their spiritual journeys? Do others see your spiritual commitment and your gift of spiritual companioning? Do you desire support and enrichment for this ministry? If your answers are yes, perhaps the Spirit is calling you to Nurture your Call with Shalem’s Spiritual Guidance Program. Overview Nurturing the Call: Spiritual Guidance Program …
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Spiritual Direction Training Program

Metagem Institute

What: A two-year certification program for the formation of spiritual directors in the Christian tradition and for our time. Who: Those who have discerned a sense of call to offer spiritual direction or spiritual companionship are invited to apply. This program is open to laity and clergy. When: 2021-2023 Cohort starts coursework in March 2021 …
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Transforming Community: Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups and Retreats Program

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Join a free conference call to discern about the rightness of this program for you. Sign up for a call on Wednesday, October 20 at 4:00pm ET or on Tuesday, November 9 at 7:00pm ET. Apply Now! Overview Transforming Community: Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups & Retreats is designed to equip, encourage and support those called to …
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Spiritual Formation Certificate Program

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

For almost two decades, this cooperative program with Columbia Theology Seminary (Decatur, Ga.) has offered more than 600 laypersons and pastors the opportunity to enter more deeply into the life of the Spirit. Completion of this challenging program involves participation in an Immersion Experience, six elective courses, a practicum, and a pilgrimage. The Immersion class and electives …
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