Course in Spiritual Direction

Course in Spiritual Direction

Autumn 2017 – Spring 2019      The Chelmsford Diocesan House of Retreat, Pleshey, Essex.

course-in-spiritual-directiSpiritual Direction is a one-to-one ministry of prayer and listening. The Course in Spiritual Direction is an ecumenical one, sponsored by the Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops of the diocese, which has been offered for some twenty years. It is open to lay and ordained Christians of all traditions. It takes place at the Retreat House in Pleshey, a quiet place, offering space for prayerful reflection and spiritual renewal. The Aim of the Course is to provide an opportunity for course members to grow in spirituality and personal development. Through shared experience, participants will be challenged to a deeper awareness and effectiveness as they help others discover what God is doing in their lives.

The Course Programme runs from September 2017 to March 2019. It includes three residential periods and fourteen whole days. Residential periods will take place as follows: 12-14 Sept 2017; 17-18 Jan 2018; 18-20 Sept 2018Course Days are usually on the first Thursday of each month. The Day begins at 9.30am and ends at 4.00pm.

Application forms, which must be completed and returned by 15th March 2017, are obtainable from:
Course Administrator, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 25 Fairmead Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea,  Essex, SS0 9RY

Prospective candidates will be invited for interview. The aim of the selection process is to discern whether the course is appropriate for the candidate at this time. Selection interviews will take place at the Diocesan House of Retreat at Pleshey on 2nd & 3rd May 2017.

Download: Course in Spiritual Direction Programme and Booking Details

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