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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Flourishing in Ministry Midwest Series: A Circle of Trust® Experience for Ministry Leaders

Center for Courage & Renewal

Because the concern about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic, the dates of this series have been revised. It will now begin in November 2020. Applications are still being taken. Nov. 9-12, 2020* (new beginning date) May 10-12, 2021 Nov. 8-10, 2021* (new final date) Each retreat starts at 3:30 PM and ends with lunch.   …
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YALLI: Young Adult Life & Leadership Initiative – Online

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Young Adult Life & Leadership Initiative has moved online and is still taking applications!   “It was so helpful to go deeper, to be quiet, to be able to hear what I’m being called to do… and to share this experience with others.” —A Participant Apply now! Overview A program to nurture the spiritual life …
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Silent Virtually-Directed In-Home Retreat

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

After many months of social distancing, people might wonder what they could receive from engaging in an in-home silent retreat. But an intentional “date” to be together with God in seclusion and silence is different from COVID aloneness. god is always with and within us, beckoning, inviting. It is through an interlude of chosen silecne …
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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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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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