MEADS is an in-depth educational program providing interactive learning in subject matters relevant to the church mission and message. It is a certificate program requiring 12 courses.
This session will be all online participation via zoom. The class is limited to 25 students. Canadian Registration is now open. On March 13, 2020 registration will open to any US students that wish to join.
Introduction into Spiritual Formation with Katie Harmon McLaughlin
Monday April 27 – Friday May 1, 2020 from 7:30-9:00pm (EST)
Online via ZOOM – requires attendance each evening $30 (includes HST) (same price for both audit & credit - audit requires no assignments)
Course Description: What is spiritual formation? Henri Nouwen writes that spiritual formation is “about the movements from the mind to the heart that re-unites us with God, each other, and our truest selves.” M Robert Mulholland describes spiritual formation as “the process of being conformed to the image of Christ for the sake of others.” While spiritual formation is the one of the oldest sources of wisdom in the Christian tradition, it is experiencing fresh popularity in contemporary society as many leave behind institutional expressions of “the church” seeking sacred community and connection in new ways. Within the church, the contemplative tradition is bringing fresh life, energy, vitality, and depth to existing disciples and congregations,
In this course, we will explore the rich traditions of Christian spiritual formation and discern its application for our own lives and contexts. We will explore ancient practises through the lens of an emerging postmodern worldview and will experience invitations to a life of wholeness, integrity, and connection with God, others, self and creation
For more information please contact: David Lloyd at firstname.lastname@example.org
For Canadian registration information please contact: Melissa Freer at email@example.com
community of christ
355 Elmira Road North, Unit 129
Guelph, ON N1K 1S5 Canada
Canada West Mission: 877-411-2632
Canada East Mission: 888-411-7537