The Center For Spiritual Formation, Inc.
45 S. West Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
TEL  240-0678
Program Coordinator: Cynthia Willis
Registrar: Russell M. Hart
Location: Orchard Hill
Rt. 17 at Orchard Way
Millerstown PA 17062
Cost: $1200/year for 2 years + $30 application fee
(We usually meet on the 2nd weekend of each month, excluding July)
The Ministry of Spiritual Direction is a two year training course which assists clergy and laity to sharpen their listening skills, clarify their graces, and acquire the disciplines essentials for caring for souls in love.
Year One focuses on the history, traditions & models, Biblical roots and theological foundations of Spiritual Direction. It stresses the differences between psychological counseling and Spiritual Direction, and demonstrating a contemplative approach to
Year Two focuses on the actual practice of Spiritual Direction: developing listening and assessment skills; becoming familiar with displacement and projection; transference and counter-transference; acquiring a working knowledge of the life-stages of faith development; cultivating an increased awareness of the power of prayer and healing; and learning the importance of supervision.