2012 W. NC Five Day Community

Two-Year Academy #29 Community in Burlingame, California

Community Prayer: 2011 Five-Day Academy in Seoul, Korea

The Pilgrim's Longing

Are you yearning for a place to nourish your spiritual life?  Do you seek a spirituality deeply rooted in the Christian faith and tradition, yet open and free?  Are you looking for a community of people on a similar journey?  The Academy for Spiritual Formation® may be for you.   learn more ...

Affirmations of the Academy

“The Academy is a beautiful example of the reconfiguring of Protestantism.  It’s the kind of thing I would hope to see happening more.”

 

Phyllis Tickle
founding editor of the Religion Department of PUBLISHERS WEEKLY and a leading authority on religion in America

“I have never known a spiritual frontier which combines such a wide spectrum of Christian experience: the academic teaching, the spiritual guidance, the liturgical experience, the small group depth encounter and sharing, and silent reflection – not only balanced, but interwoven through the days.  Yes – it changes lives, including mine.”

The Rev. Flora S. Wuellner
Retreat leader, spiritual guide and author of many books including "Feed My Shepherds"

“The Academy for Spiritual Formation is the finest and most comprehensive, ecumenical non-degree program in spiritual formation in this country.”

 

The Rev. Marjorie J. Thompson
Prolific speaker and author of the book: Soul Feast

The Spiritual Community

In surprising and delightful ways, the Academy means relationships.

We begin as individuals, seeking to find a place for our soul's journey. Along the way, we discover there are other pilgrims who share our longing. We are reminded how much God loves community, how much God is community! Ecumenically and theologically diverse, participants in the Academy discover the joy of our differences and the growth that comes from sharing our lives. 

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