Opening the mind and awakening the heart to the living Spirit

Whether you are seeking a retreat day or a long term program, Shalem has an offering for you.

What type of program are you looking for today?


Long Term Programs

In search of spiritual deepening? Explore our longer programs for Clergy, Spiritual Directors, Leaders, and all others seeking the contemplative path.

Online Courses

Seeking to enrich your spiritual practice? Take an online course to strengthen your discernment, explore new ways of praying, and find support for your leadership.


Longing for a contemplative journey? Visit sacred lands while guided in contemplative thought and practices by experienced leaders.


Prayer Gatherings

In need of a prayer community? Join Shalem on Wednesdays and alternating Thursdays to hold our planet with compassion.

Retreat Days

Looking for a one-day retreat? Join us virtually to experience holy space, expand your awareness, and find inspiration to face the challenges of the world.

Short Programs

Interested in a shorter event? Take a look at our workshops, conferences, seminars, and other offerings.



Contemplative leadership, a countercultural practice grounded in deep listening and compassion, is essential in today’s world. Whether you are in a formal or informal leadership role, you’ll find many Shalem programs that support you to remain spacious, flexible and open to the True Leader, the Spirit.



Living contemplatively is essential in today’s often chaotic and challenging world. It is a way to live a truly authentic life—anchored in prayer, spiritually discerning, and responsive to God. Whether it’s a pilgrimage, retreat day, or prayer gathering, Shalem’s programs offer support and deepening for your contemplative life.



Our mission is to nurture contemplative living and leadership.


In 2025, Shalem will be a dynamic and inclusive community, empowered by the Spirit, where seekers engage in transformation of themselves, their communities, and the world through spiritual growth, deep connection, and courageous action.