A Companion’s Way

The Gloucestershire Course in Spiritual Direction

Course Calendar

DATESESSION 1SESSION 2PRACTICALREMEMBER
2017
11th OctoberIntroductory Day
1st NovemberStructured PrayerChurch and My Faith JourneyTriad
8th NovemberPraying with the SensesThe Bible and my Faith JourneyTriad
29th NovemberPraying with the BiblePrayer and my Faith JourneyTriad
6th DecemberPraying with SilenceThe Ministry of Spiritual DirectionTriadInterviews
13th DecemberPraying with ImagesHoliness of LifeTriadBring and Share Lunch
2018
10th JanuaryStudent WorshipContemplative Listening 1 - toolsTriadHand in assignment
17th JanuaryStudent WorshipContemplative Listening 2 - questionsTriad
7th FebruaryStudent WorshipContemplative Listening 3 - core conditionsTriad
21st FebruaryStudent WorshipContemplative Listening 4 - resistanceTriad
7th MarchStudent WorshipContemplative Listening 5 - bigger pictureTriad
16th to 18th MarchIGR Weekend
18th AprilStudent WorshipForming the RelationshipTriadHand in assignment
2nd MayIntroduction to DiscernmentTriad
16th MayStudent WorshipDecision MakingTriad
6th JuneStudent WorshipSin and GuiltTriadInterviews
20th JuneStudent WorshipFinal Day programmeTriadBring and Share Lunch
28th-30th SeptemberWorkshop Weekend
3rd OctoberIntroduction to Spiritualities: DreamsIntroduction to Spiritualities: DreamsPairHand in Assignment
17th OctoberCharismatic SpiritualityMid Life TransitionsPair
7th NovemberDesert Father SpiritualityThird Age TransitionsPair
21st NovemberCeltic SpiritualityFourth Age TransitionsPair
5th DecemberOrthodox SpiritualityModels of Spiritual GrowthPairBring and Share Lunch
2019
16th JanuaryEvangelical SpiritualityUnderstanding Transference and ProjectionPairHand in Assignment
6th FebruaryBenedictine SpiritualityFear, Anger, DoubtPair
27th FebruaryAnglican SpiritualityWorking with Darkness and DepressionPair
13th MarchQuaker SpiritualitySpiritual AbusePair
27th MarchRoman Catholic SpiritualityCounselling or Spiritual DirectionPair
8th MayRe-imagining ChurchBest practice 1 -boundariesGoldfish BowlHand in Assignment
22nd MayFranciscan SpiritualityBest practice 2 - supervisionGoldfish Bowl
5th JuneReformation SpiritualityUncomfortable PlacesGoldfish Bowl
19th JuneMystical SpiritualityEndingsGoldfish BowlInterviews Return Library Books
3rd JulyFinal DayBring and Share Lunch