5-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation
Oct. 14 -19, 2012 at Ignatius House in Atlanta, Ga.
Co-sponsored by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Upper Room Ministries
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Do you need?
•A disciplined Christian Community emphasizing holistic spirituality – nurturing body, mind and spirit. Intended for both clergy and laypersons who hunger for rich spiritual experiences.
•A retreat following the rhythm of study, prayer, rest and community.
•A setting where morning and evening prayer and Holy Communion frame each day.
•A place to rediscover Christianity’s rich, spiritual heritage through worship, learning, and fellowship.
•A time and space for learning, discerning, and sharing our spiritual journeys with others.
•A time of learning new ways to deepen our relationship with God and learning how to live as faithful witnesses of God’s love in this world.
Glenn Hinson presents:
The Crisis in Baptist Spirituality Today, What Has Brought Us Here, and What Can We Do about It?
Emeritus professor of spirituality and church history at Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Hinson previously taught for more than 30 years at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In retirement he serves as senior professor of church history and spirituality at Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. He helped in the formative stages of the Academy for Spiritual Formation and has participated in 20 of the 2-Year Academies.
Jane Vennard presents:
Spiritual Practice: A Way of Life
Ordained to teaching and spiritual direction in the United Church of Christ, Jane is senior adjunct faculty of prayer and spirituality at the Iliff School of Theology and has presented numerous times at the Academy for Spiritual Formation. She is also a spiritual director in private practice and author of numerous articles and six books.