6-week online course with Carole Crumley

September 26 – November 7, 2021

Do you wish to develop or deepen a consistent spiritual practice?

Join Leader Carole Crumley as she illuminates the introductory core prayer practices found in Tilden Edwards’ Living in the Presence.

Whether you feel like a beginner or want to explore new ways of praying, this 6-week online course can help support your spiritual life.

The six experiential sessions include enrichment and support for your daily practice through

  • Weekly course material, including brief video teachings led by Carole Crumley and guided meditations and reflections from Tilden Edwards, Marlene Maier and Gerald May
  • Midweek email check-ins
  • Journaling and shared reflection with other participants.

View the material at a time that is right for you. Each session builds on the previous weeks’ sessions.


Carole is an Episcopal priest and an experienced pilgrimage guide to sacred and secular sites throughout Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. Formerly Senior Program Director at Shalem, she is on the staff of our Going Deeper: Clergy Spiritual Life and Leadership Program and our Transforming Community: Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups & Retreats Program and leads the e-course, Opening to the Spirit, for our online School of Contemplative Prayer.


Course Dates: September 26 – November 7, 2021

Registration is available September 11 – October 3, 2021

Once you are registered you can access the material for two weeks after the course ends.

Register as an individual.

Enjoy this course at your own pace & connect with others in a members-only space.

Register a group of 2 to 9 people.

Find a partner or small group & get a discount. Learn more here.

Register a group of 10 or more.

Would you like to bring a Shalem online course to your community? Learn more here.


Once you register, your receipt email from will have the link to the online course page, which you can view anytime from your computer, phone or tablet. Be sure to adjust your email spam filters to receive emails from

Action is required if you pay for other people: you must share with them the link to the course page that is located on your receipt.


If you have questions about this online program or the group and leadership discounts, contact the Help Desk at


Our mission is to nurture contemplative living and leadership.


Grounded in our understanding of God’s desire for peace, wholeness and well-being, we envision a world transformed by contemplative living and leadership in which all people honor one another and creation, recognize their unity and interconnectedness, and courageously seek to live out of this reality.