Group Spiritual Direction: A Conference & Retreat
For Those Who Want To Deepen and Strengthen the Practice of Group Spiritual Direction
Monday, April 3, 2017 (with 6 pm dinner) to Thursday, April 6, 2017 (after lunch)
This conference and retreat is designed for those who are currently engaged in or offering group spiritual direction and want to enhance their practice as facilitators or participants. It is an intentional opportunity to
The rhythm of our time together will include daily experience of group spiritual direction and advanced learning discussions; spacious afternoons and evenings for silent prayer and journaling; optional sessions for addressing leadership issues and questions.
All of this will happen in a relaxed and spacious way, allowing for the chance to experience group spiritual direction as a personal practice with plenty of solitude and time in the beauty and quiet of the Shenandoah Valley.
All have practiced and facilitated Group Spiritual Direction for many years and enjoy sharing it with others!
Anne Grizzle– author, spiritual director, social worker, retreat leader and a graduate of Shalem’s Facilitating Group Spiritual Direction Program.
Marlin Good– spiritual director, retreat leader and participant in Shalem’s Group Spiritual Direction: A Conference and Retreat for the past 3 years.
Patience Robbins– spiritual director, prayer and retreat leader, Shalem adjunct staff member.
Nan Weir– prayer group and retreat leader, graduate of Shalem’s Facilitating Group Spiritual Direction Program.
$475 by March 6, 2017
$525 after March 6, 2017
Cost includes tuition, shared room and meals.
Limited number of single rooms available for an additional $200; limited number of reduced tuition positions available for those willing to share bunk room accommodations and help with meal service. Contact Anne Grizzle at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.
For more information, contact the Shalem offices at email@example.com, 301-897-7334.