Who is this for?
Pastors, ministry leaders, spiritual leaders (both laity and clergy), small group leaders, house church leaders/pastors. If you have hit a wall and are experiencing the desire for deepening in your own life, Formatio is for you. If you desire to grow in your ability to companion others in their formation, Formatio will walk you through a process that can inform your ministry.
The Formatio two-year journey will consist of 6 three-day/two-night retreats starting in Fall 2023. Participants will be a part of a cohort and work with a coach (both individually and in a group) over the two years. Cohort size will range from 12-20.
Additional elements: monthly coaching group and individual coaching throughout the program; light reading and reflection assignments monthly; offering a ministry of listening to others in year two.
Retreat Schedule & Other Work
- 6 Cohort Retreats
- 1 individual retreat
*Attendance at all the retreats and the monthly assignments are required elements of this communal learning experience.
Over the two years, participants will learn and experience: the contours of the human soul, the nature of God, the process for transformation, the wisdom and practice of taking care of their own soul, and the practice of listening to others for the care of their soul.
Themes explored: awakening, awareness, attentiveness, attachments, activity, abiding