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Changing Times for Spiritual Guides

Institute for Spiritual Guidance 

This workshop will explore some  of the current thinking and themes regarding the “religiously unaffiliated” and how this impacts our ministry as spiritual guides.  What are the gifts and challenges we face as spiritual guides in serving this population as they make choices for different spiritual paths?

Saturday, August 8, 2020
9:00am—12:00noon; cost: $20.

See program for more detailed information

Group Supervision Methods
Saturday, August 8, 2020
1:00-4:30pm; cost $20

Alice in Wonderland:  A Paradigm for the Transformative Journey of Curiosity, Messiness, and Courage
Sunday, August 9, 2020
9:00am—12:00noon; cost:  $20.

August 8 Option:  Cost of $50 includes $10 non-refundable deposit, both workshops on August 8, and the noon meal.

Overnight Workshop Option:  Cost of $125 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, both workshops on August 8, the morning workshop on August 9, overnight accommodations and evening meal on August 8, and breakfast on August 9.

Complete ISG Option:  Cost of $375 Includes $50 non-refundable deposit, all ISG programs, overnight accommodations on August 7 and 8, and all meals between breakfast August 7 to breakfast on August 9.

Annette Jo Giarrante has a private practice in spiritual guidance and life coaching.  She is the former director of the Institute for Spiritual Leadership in Chicago. 

Nicki Nelson is a spiritual director, retreat facilitator, certified Parent Effectiveness Training™ Instructor, and mother of two. She holds an M.A. in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, with concentrations in Social Theory and Ethics and in Women’s Studies in Religion.  She loves supporting women as they engage with the inner work of the spiritual journey and then integrate it with the outward expression of their lives.


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ISG2020- Changing Times for Spiritual Guides


ISG2020- August 8 option (both programs)

$10.00 deposit required

ISG2020-Workshop Option (3 programs)

$50.00 deposit required

Complete ISG2020 option

$50.00 deposit required
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