Duration – 6 months
Schedule – April to November
Delivery – Onsite
Cost – £200
Location – Whirlow Spirituality Centre, Sheffield
The aims of the course are to:
- introduce spiritual accompaniment
- enable growth in the ministry of spiritual accompaniment through prayer, listening and reflection
- explore and practice a range of approaches to prayer
- develop discerning listening
- explore key themes of spiritual accompaniment.
Who can enrol?
The course will build upon the work covered in ‘Spiritual Growth and Transformation’ and you are expected to have completed this or the equivalent..
Course members may be considered for recognition as spiritual accompaniers.
The mornings include a time of prayer and reflection followed by observed listening in groups of three, developing into the practice of responding appropriately and with discernment to what is shared. Afternoons explore themes encountered in spiritual accompaniment including biblical and theological perspectives, how we listen and discern, spiritual development and psychological dynamics.
Details of the next course…
The next course begins with an induction afternoon on Wednesday 17 April and will run until 6 November 2024. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2024. To keep up to date with course information and register your interest complete the form below.