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Introduction to Spiritual Accompaniment Training


  • Stopsley Baptist Church St.Thomas' Road Luton, England, LU2 7XP United Kingdom (map)

City Life Church Luton is hosting an introductory training course in spiritual accompaniment with Stephen Hoyland and Veronica Smith.

Times

Monday 5th - Thursday 8th August 9am-4pm and Friday 9th August 9am - 2pm

Cost

£150 per person. Any additional donations will be given to Veronica and Stephen directly as a thank you for leading us through the week. If childcare is needed, send us an email on gry@loveluton.org. Lunch is included in the price.

General Aims

This is an introductory course in spiritual accompaniment, sometimes known as ‘spiritual direction’. We aim, through teaching, practical sessions and personal prayer, to help you understand your own experience of God and of prayer better and to develop an appreciation of the variety of experiences you might encounter as you accompany others. We will be paying attention to basic listening skills in our practical sessions, and giving you opportunities to develop an ability to accompany others as they recount and explore their lives in the context of their faith. We emphasise the importance of discernment within a spiritual accompaniment session through noticing the movement of God in someone’s life. The course is based on the contemplative model of spiritual accompaniment, within the Ignatian spiritual tradition.

For more information, and to book on, click the link below

Earlier Event: 10 July
24/7 Prayer Week