Online Courses

Our online courses are designed to offer an interactive and engaging experience. Each course includes personal teaching with an experienced spiritual formation instructor and utilizes small group interaction in a safe and sacred space. Our students tend to learn as much from each other through their experience together, as they do with the instructor. ​

Each course includes
  • Weekly Readings

  • Video Teaching

  • Online Small Group Discussions

  • New Activities to Try

  • Either Weekly or Biweekly Virtual Small Group Sessions

What you can expect
  • Approximately 2-3 hours of homework each week

  • Engaging Reading and Activities Designed for Greater Self-Awareness

  • A Safe and Sacred Space

  • Small Class Size

  • Personal Attention from Experienced and Engaging Instructors

  • Optional Meeting with a Certified Spiritual Director for an additional fee 

Regardless of your intention, growing in your own journey or learning how to companion others in theirs, you will discover an opportunity for deeper insights and new tools to use. Come join us on this journey of discovery. We offer introductory courses plus others to take you even deeper. Take a look at our upcoming courses.

Would you like to have your current group attend one of our courses?

We can host an exclusive virtual course privately for your group. Bringing in our spiritual formation courses can help build your team as well as create a safe space with people you already know. Please contact us for more information and pricing if this sounds interesting to you. 

 

 
Living Spiritually Free Series: Discovering your Inner Compass
through Inner Healing from Spiritual Abuse
with Katie Skurja & Christina Zaczkowski

Do you struggle to understand what happened in a previous spiritual abusive relationship? How do you know who God is? How do you ever trust again? How can you move forward? 

 

We will walk through understanding the function of spiritually abusive dynamics and how to leave the drama behind and move toward healing. 

 

This series is divided into three 4-week virtual small group sections that build upon one another.

Tuesdays 9-10am or 3:30-4:30 PM PT

Session One: July 21 - Aug. 11

Session Two: Aug. 18 - Sept. 8

Session Three: Sept. 15 - Oct. 6

Inner Healing Training for Practitioners 
with Katie Skurja

Have you ever had the experience of working with someone who seems so stuck that nothing seems to break through? Oftentimes, what hinders forward movement in a conversation, whether it be with a directee, client, friend, etc., is the presence of shame. One of the many problems with shame is… you cannot talk someone out of it. Shame is the most powerful force in the lives of people…apart from grace. Through the process of inner healing, shame can be dismantled in a way to allow an experience of grace to break through.

Tuesdays 3:30-5pm PT

Jan. 26 - Mar. 16

Wednesdays 6-7:30pm PT

Jan. 27 - Mar. 17

Spiritual Conversations
with Children 
with Lacy Borgo

Spiritual Conversations with Children is for parents, grandparents, teachers, pastors or anyone who would like to learn about a child’s inner life with God. Together we will seek to understand the inner life of a child and their unique ways of spiritual engagement. In addition, we will learn how to have spiritual conversations with children that help them to recognize and respond to their encounters with God.

Thursdays; 4-5 PM PT

Sept. 3 - Nov. 19

Forming a Spiritual Direction Practice
Independent Offering
with Kathi Gatlin

Do you feel called to walk the vocational role of a spiritual director but are uncertain of how to follow through? You are either pursuing your certificate or have already received it, but now asking what’s next? How are we faithful to our vocational call and pay our rent? These are good questions and we would love to host the conversation with some experts in the field at the Companioning Center.

Independent Offering

Start anytime and finish within 4-weeks

Spiritual Direction
with Children 
with Lacy Borgo

Spiritual Direction with Children is for spiritual directors and some children’s pastors who would like to learn the ministry of spiritual direction with children. Students who are interested in this class will have noticed a lifelong interest in the spiritual lives of children and in the ministry of spiritual direction. This class will consist of learning through reading and discussion and learning through practicum sessions with children.

Thursdays; 5:30-6:30 PM PT

Sept. 3 - Nov. 19

What People are Saying...

I am so grateful for Katie's class. It has been life-changing for me. From the beginning life-giving to see so much more of me, and it brought a deeper "knowing" of Father God's heart for me. It is truly opportunity discussions together with Katie and the other women took it to a deeper level--I found it so helpful to have a place to process what I was experiencing. I had an online, I wanted to pour everything into this experience because I wanted it to be more than just another class to take, but a new way of living in the freedom Jesus came to give. ~ Becky

Thank you for providing a safe platform for conversation and a chance to gain insight into what is going on inside of ourselves and others. A real eye opener! ~ Karol

The Experiencing God course offers one the opportunity to open their heart and mind to truly see God's deep love for them. It is a time of transformation and healing for the one taking the course if that is what they truly desire. ~ AK

Katie Skurja is gifted in her knowledge, experience and presentation of the Enneagram. It's beautiful to see how understanding this tool helps secure our identify in Christ, and to be transformed in His likeness. ~ Christine

Each week you made me feel comfortable. I would recommend others who are not taking the time to either spend with God or to get away from the day to day grind to take the Creating a Rhythm of Life class and begin to find their rhythm for life. ~ Dan

I've studied the Enneagram for years, but this class is unlike anything I have experienced before. The focus on wholeness and our active participation in integration was unique and life-giving. I appreciate Katie's ability to ask good questions that take me deeper and challenge me to think more broadly. I loved this class! ~ Michelle

I entered 'Christ in Me Through the Enneagram' with a minimal knowledge of the Enneagram, but not clear on what my type is and what it meant. In a few short weeks, I learned the nine types, identified my own type, had practical spiritual application, made new friends online, received support, and was gently introduced into what my lowest type was and how to integrate all of the types into my life.~ Jan

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