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Stillpoint: The Spiritual Journey July 26-August 2

Be Still. Listen. The Spiritual Journey, Spiritual Direction Training at Ghost Ranch creates time and space to be still, listen, and cultivate deeper meaning in your life.

Monday, July 26 – Monday, August 2, 2021

Sometimes we need a place to catch up with our souls’ yearning. A place to stop and linger to deeply listen. To hear with the ear of our heart, what our life wants us to know. Such opportunities allow us to reconnect with God and our own inner wisdom so we can see more clearly the path that is beckoning us.

The Spiritual Journey at Ghost Ranch creates the much-needed time and space for you to be still, listen, and cultivate deeper meaning and Sabbath in your life under the guidance of Stillpoint’s seasoned staff and in the community of other seekers. Guided contemplative experiences, time for solitude in nature, shared wisdom and journeys are components to help us restore our souls and rest deeply. Participants are grateful for the friendships that are kindled in the closeness of the small group experience. This retreat takes place at Casa del Sol, away from the main ranch, which provides quiet and safe space for work that engages spirit and focus, dedicated to deep spiritual and artistic contemplation.

Accept this invitation to take time for yourself for spiritual nourishment, all within an ancient landscape celebrating God’s creation and sacred community. Come just for Journey or continue with our two-year The Art of Spiritual Direction training program.

See below for registration details for the Spiritual Journey week.
 
You may also send your inquiry for more information by filling in the form linked here – FORM.

 

Please note that our workshop price structure packages your tuition, course materials, lodging and meals together in a single rate.

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Online registration is coming soon. You may also reach out to 505.685.4881 or use the form below and a member of our team will return your email.

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Virtual Events: Payments made for Virtual Events are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the event, recordings will be made available to you after the event. For events with multiple sessions, every attempt will be made to make the session(s) available to you before the next scheduled session.

In-Person Events: During this Covid-19 pandemic period, written notification must be received no later than 45 days prior to the start date of your workshop in order to receive a refund, minus a $100 processing charge. No refunds will be processed after that time. We reserve the right to announce a change in leadership or cancel any program 45 days prior to the first day of the workshop. In that event, you may transfer to another workshop without charge or we will refund the full workshop payment. Many participants have found it helpful to purchase travel insurance. This cancellation policy does not apply to January term. If the cancellation is Covid-related and is received less than 45 days prior to your start date, your funds will be left on deposit for another ghost ranch workshop or future stay or you can make it a full donation to support us through this unique business period.

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What day/time does the workshop start and end?

In-person workshops begin with check-in at 3:00 p.m. and a ranch orientation in the evening on the first date listed for the course and end at 10:00 a.m. with checkout on the last date listed.

Virtual workshops will have a varied schedule that is identified within each workshop description.

During Covid safety period - single occupancy lodging is the standard
  • During Covid-19 periods, all lodging types will be single occupancy at no additional charge. Of course, you can share a room with a spouse, partner, family or another person that shares your full-time residence. The extra folks that share a room will pay for workshop registration fees and meals.
What is the difference between a room with private bath, a room with semi-private or shared bath, and a room with communal/dorm bath?

Private refers to the type of bathroom, not single occupancy

  • During Covid-19, all rooms will have a private bath. Semi-private and Communal/dorm types will be assigned a bathroom for each person.
    • Private: There is a bathroom in that one room that is not shared between or with any other rooms.
    • Semi-private/shared: There is a bathroom between two rooms that is shared by the occupants of the two adjoining rooms.
    • Communal/dorm: There is a communal bathroom/showers in the lodging building (or in a proximate building, for some upper mesa dorm rooms), and participants will need to exit their room to reach these facilities.
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Instructors

  • Elizabeth Rechter
    Elizabeth Rechter

    The Rev. Elizabeth I. Rechter has been an Episcopal priest serving in parish ministry since 1991. She is an experienced teacher and retreat leader, and currently serves as the Executive Director of Stillpoint: the Center for Christian Spirituality in Southern California. Still-point is well known for its Spiritual Direction Training program at Ghost Ranch and in Southern California.

  • Ravi Verma
    Ravi Verma

    Ravi Verma is a spiritual director and has worked professionally with churches and lay leaders for over twenty-five years. Ravi’s passion is to work with individuals and groups to build bridges between parts of ourselves, with others and the cosmos based on our connection to the Divine. Ravi, born in India, now teaches at Stillpoint, and works with corporations, retreat centers, and non-profits on issues of spiritual development. Ravi is a current member of the coordinating Council of Spiritual Directors International, the first global learning network of spiritual directors in history.

Date

Jul 26 2021 - Aug 02 2021

Time

Arrival & Departure Dates - Check-in & Check-out times
3:00 pm - 9:00 am

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Casa Del Sol

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Casa Del Sol

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