Long Term Programs

Going Deeper: Clergy Spiritual Life and Leadership 2025

Going Deeper offers support for the spiritual heart of clergy of all denominations and addresses the stressful challenges of a life devoted to pastoral ministry.

The Soul of Leadership

An 18-month program for contemplative leadership that helps leaders integrate spiritual heart practices with leadership realities in order to more truly embody their vocational path.

Crossing the Threshold 2025

Crossing the Threshold is for those who are between the ages of 25-40 and seek a deeper spiritual foundation for their lives.

Transforming Community 2025

Transforming Community is designed to equip, encourage and support those called to lead spiritual groups and retreats.

Heart Longings 2024

This eight-month program invites you to ground in a place of calm and love with the support of community through retreats, monthly gatherings, small group time and spiritual direction.

Nurturing the Call: Spiritual Guidance Program 2025

Nurturing the Call offers in-depth support for the ministry of one-on-one spiritual direction.



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.