Spiritual Direction with Children
Lacy Finn 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. Those interested are required to complete an essay and an interview with the instructor before admittance. Please note there is a $25 application fee. Space is limited to 12 students.
Students will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting course requirements.
Cost: $425. In addition to the course fee, students will also be responsible for $35x3 supervision fee and acquire required course texts.
Lacy Finn Borgo
Lacy Finn Borgo, DMin, teaches and provides spiritual direction for the Renovaré Institute, for the DMin. in Spiritual Direction at Fuller Theological Seminary, for Portland Seminary, and for the Companioning Center. Lacy has a spiritual direction and supervision of spiritual directors ministry, and provides spiritual direction for children at Haven House, a transitional housing facility for homeless families. Her most recent book is Spiritual Conversation with Children: Listening to God Together. Lacy also blogs at GoodDirtMinistries.org. She is a member of the Renovaré ministry team. She holds a DMin. from George Fox Evangelical Seminary and is a graduate of the Renovaré Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation. She has a Certificate in Spiritual Direction from Portland Seminary. Her supervision training is from the Mercy Center in Burlingame, CA. Lacy lives on a small farm on the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains. The rhythms of the earth have formed and shaped her. She currently worships with an Anglican community, but finds something of God in many spaces and places.
Terra is a spiritual director, pastor, teacher, and writer who loves making space for people of all ages to tune into the holy and their own souls. She received an MDiv with a concentration in spiritual formation from Portland Seminary. Terra and her husband live in Austin, Texas with their tiny rescue dog Edie. She’s thankful that their daughter, son-in-law, and grand-dogs are only a ten minute drive away. You can find her online on Facebook, Instagram, and at terramcdaniel.com.
Kaisa is a certified Christian spiritual director and workshop leader. She holds B.A. in Childhood Studies from University of Wales, Bangor and a Spiritual Director Certificate from Sustainable Faith. Kaisa is a Finland native, and before moving to the USA she served families as a pioneering member of a missions organization and on pastoral staff of a multicultural church in Amsterdam for nearly a decade. Currently Kaisa lives in sunny Denver where she offers spiritual direction to both children and adults. She also hosts creative contemplative retreats, writes prayer guides, and crafts handheld prayer tools. You can find her writings and tactile prayer tools on her spiritual direction practice website at www.kutsucompanions.com.