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Spiritual Formation Programs
Summer and Fall 2017

Note: Online payment of the courses listed below is available by clicking HERE. Print and bring a copy of the registration form with you whether paying online or paying by check at the door or via mail.

Spiritual Direction Groups: An opportunity for monthly direction in small groups committed to semester-long meetings with spiritual directors. Groups meet monthly throughout the Bay Area under the guidance of a trained spiritual director. Register. 

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius: The Exercises meet weekly on Thursday mornings for 30 weeks, offering a structure to daily living which elicits and encourages experiences of an ongoing relationship with God. The Exercises include learning to pray with our imagination and how to enter into the stories of Jesus so they intersect with our lives. Register for our September 2017-May 2018 year. Led by Jill Boyce and Susan Phillips and cosponsored and held at First Pres Berkeley. $900 for 30 weeks. Register.


Reel Faith Summer Film Series: Friday Nights, August 4-25, 2017. Cosponsored with First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley. Includes a screening and discussion about how the film intersects with faith, led by a rotation of facilitators.

    August 4: Mark Stryker, M.Div., Freetown
    Freetown is an African film about the civil war in Monrovia in the 90's.  It’s a great message of faith, difficulty, and freedom.  
    August 11: Marilyn McEntyre, Ph.D., The Other Son
    Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.
    August 18: Sharon Gallagher, M.T.S., Silence
    Martin Scorsese directs this story of Christian persecution in 17th century Japan, based on the novel by Shusaku Endo.
    August 25: Ryan Pemberton, M.T.S., To the Wonder
    A romantic drama about old and new loves directed by Terrence Malick.

 To register as a student for free, email us with your full name, email address, and student enrollment status, with Event Name in the subject line. 

Optional print registration also available.



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