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Registration for Northern Virginia Regional Meetings

October 20 Gathering - Companioning the Addict to Spiritual Health

The next gathering of spiritual directors in Northern Virginia will be on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207.

This session is entitled “The Experience of Consolation and Desolation in the Ignatian Tradition.” Led  by Linda Winter, it will reflect on how these spiritual movements might be expressed during spiritual direction. Then she will invite the participants to break into small groups to play a game of "Snares and Ladders" to offer examples to generate discussion on how to be present with a directee who is experiencing consolation or desolation to encourage shared learning from our own experiences of these spiritual movements.

November 17 Gathering - Engaging Art as Sacred Practice

The following meeting, November 17, 2019, will be led by Margot Eyring with the presentation “Engaging Art as Sacred Practice: Exploring a Tool to Invite Creativity in Spiritual Direction and Formation.” In this experiential workshop, we will participate in sacred art practice and explore together a model Margot has been developing and how it can be used to support creativity in your spiritual direction and formation practice.

These are free events, supported by SDI Communities.

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