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2021 SPIDIR Refresher Day ‘Am I Dead Yet?’ – led by The Revd Dr Andrew Goodhead. Open to current & active Spiritual Directors.
“Am I Dead Yet?” A Refresher Day for current & active Spidir Directors Led by The Revd. Dr Andrew Goodhead MA, PhD, MSc. Andrew is Spiritual Care Lead at St Christopher's Hospice and is a Methodist minister with experience too in church ministry. He writes: ’My aim will be to help attendees understand and engage in conversation and support for those who are approaching the end of life and are reflecting on what life has meant and now means. This will be facilitated by…Find out more »
2021 Annual General Meeting & Talk: Liz Watson ‘Silence and Self knowledge: Wisdom from the Desert’. Open to all Spidir members
Silence and Self-knowledge: Wisdom from the Desert Why have our Christian friends through the centuries seen silence and self-knowledge as indispensable elements in spiritual growth? Is it still true for us today? We will look for insight and inspiration in the lives and wisdom of the Desert Fathers and Mothers of 4th century Egypt. Venue: Trinity House . Guest Speaker: Liz Watson Biography: Liz is a member of The World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM) and lives in London with…Find out more »
2021 SPIDIR Residential Retreat – ‘LATE MUSINGS. Observations on life and faith’ Led by The Revd. Barry Preece. Open to current & active Spiritual Directors.
Led by Revd. Barry Preece Barry is a retired Anglican priest living near Folkestone in Kent. He is a former Spirituality Adviser to the Diocese of Guildford and the Current Chair of the Association for Promoting Retreats and the Retreat Association. He has been a spiritual director and leader of retreats for over thirty years. Venue: St Michael’s Convent, Gerrards Cross. Cost: To be advised. Open to current & active Spiritual Directors. Further enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.comFind out more »
2022 Refresher Day – Evangelical Spirituality and Spiritual Direction led by The Revd Canon Trevor Mapstone. Open to current & active Spiritual Directors.
The Day will be led by The Revd Canon Trevor Mapstone – Vicar of St Mary’s Caterham. Canon Trevor will speak on Evangelical Spirituality and Spiritual Direction.Find out more »
About Our Events
For those trained in the ministry of spiritual direction
Each year we have a Spring Refresher Day in March/April, 10.00am - 3.30pm
For 2018 & 2019 we have added an Autumn Refresher Day in October - these will continue if popular.
SPIDIR Annual Conference
Open to All
Each year in June we have an AGM followed by an Annual Address, 10.00am -3.30pm
The Annual Address is open to all who are interested in the work of spiritual direction. It is usually composed of a lecture followed by interactive discussion. No previous knowledge of the subject is required to participate and enjoy the day. There is currently a fee of £15, with a discount of £5 for SPIDIR members.