A spiritual formation committee meets regularly to stay abreast of opportunities for spiritual formation that may be of interest to you.
- Seasonal programs (see information below)
- Centering prayer (see information below)
- Retreats for individuals (refer to information and pdf flyer inlcuded below)
- Spiritual direction (see information below)
- FIND, diocesan school for spiritual direction and formation (see information below)
Lenten programs 2016 will be offered on Feb. 18, Feb. 25, March3 and March 10. Fr. Daryl Hay will present the program on the theme of Ancient Faith/Future Church, a Bible study of 1 Corinthians, as a route to spiritual formation. Each begins with a catered soup dinner at 6 p.m. The program will be 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Also as part of the 2016 Lenten season, St. Andrew’s will host a retreat for adults at the church on March 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The topic will be “Discernment” – how to know what God is calling you to do.
Each Sunday from 10:15-10:45 a.m., CenteringPrayer is offered in the Prayer Room located on the northeast side of the second floor. Participants can come regularly or occasionally. A selection from the day’s scriptures is read aloud, followed by a 15-minute quiet time for individual meditation. Discussion follows for the final 15 minutes. The exercise provides individuals with a way to see how scriptures are meaningful in their daily lives.
Also as part of the 2016 Lenten season, St. Andrew’s will host a retreat for adults at the church on March 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The topic will be discernment – how to know what God is calling you to do.
Download the retreat flyer Dicernement Retreat Promotional (1)
They also are able to suggest prayer techniques and other methods to help one grow spiritually. Kathleen is also qualified to mentor individuals through the Ignatian Exercises. For more information, contact Kathleen Phillips at 979-324-4302, [email protected], or Lonny Tanel at 979-255-0797, [email protected]
Additional spiritual directors for consideration can be found here.