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The Art of Teaching Spiritual Discernment: A Listening Hearts Lenten Retreat

For: Clergy & laypersons of all faiths are welcome. Spiritual directors, pastoral leaders, EfM mentors, and anyone interested in the practices of discernment and spiritual guidance will find this course invaluable.

Workshop Through: The Beecken Center of the School of Theology at the University of the South (, and Listening Hearts Ministries (

Info: The Beecken Center of the School of Theology is partnering with Listening Hearts Ministries to offer an intensive, four-day retreat to train participants in the art of facilitating and mentoring spiritual discernment groups using the Listening Hearts approach. Held at the DuBose Conference Center, the retreat will include communal meditation activities; workshops that teach the practical aspects of teaching spiritual discernment; and a series of discernment sessions, each of which is followed by a reflective review to gain insight into the elements that bring forth fruitful discernment. The retreat is preceded by several at-home modules undertaken by registrants before the week of March 06.

This Listening Hearts retreat can count as Alternate Mentor Training for Education for Ministry (EfM) mentors.


Earlier Event: March 3
DuBose Board Meeting
Later Event: March 12
Sewanee Woman's Club