Spiritual Direction Training and Support

ESDA is pleased to offer the following organizations as helpful resources in the area of spiritual direction and spiritual formation.

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The Contemplative Center of Silicon Valley

A retreat and spiritual direction ministry located near San Jose, California offers traditional practices of prayer, retreats, spiritual direction and contemplative worship, as well as through art, movement and music, which seek to provide a place that allows people to slow down, find rest for their souls and be renewed for their work in the world. 

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Evangelical Spiritual Directors Network

A regional network of spiritual directors who hold an evangelical theological perspective, located in the New England area.

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Restoration Ministries

A spiritual direction and soul care ministry located in Minnesota.

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San Diego Spiritual Directors

A group of trained Spiritual Directors primarily from a Judeo-Christian background who choose to affiliate based on their Mission Statement. They offer Trainings, casual evenings of Discussion (often around a communal meal) and Formational Events that have a spiritual focus.

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Soul Shepherding

A Christian ministry of counseling, spiritual direction, and retreats located in Irvine, CA. The website features a treasure store of free soul care resources.

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