News from SGM ...
After twelve years as Convenor and member of SGM Workgroup, Andrew Pritchard has handed the baton to Mike Wright. He will continue in his assistant coordinator role in the Spiritual Directors’ Formation Programme. Some of the convenor's tasks have been devolved to other members of the SGM Workgroup.
(See more details in SGM News in the latest issue of Refresh).
From the latest issue of Refresh ...
by Frances O’Leary
In the midst of depression, peace
appears beyond reach….a dream…
impossible…. at the best, elusive….
like a spring
in a dry river bed.
Yet in this encompassing darkness
I feel God whisper,
‘Not as the world knows it,
but as I give it.’
Quiet. Relax. Unwind.
Allow God to happen. And then
like the tiniest sliver of the moon
bringing light into the darkness
and hope to my heart,
Who are we?
Spiritual Growth Ministries is a network of people from diverse Christian traditions and experience who find depth and meaning through the whole Christian heritage of contemplative spirituality.
The Spiritual Growth Ministries Trust* aims to enable people to develop spiritual resources for their life and work by deepening their relationship with God in Jesus Christ through spiritual direction, formation of spiritual directors, retreats and other experiences of prayer.
What do we do?
We express our passionate interest in contemplative spirituality in three main ways:
* Spiritual Growth Ministries is an incorporated trust registered with the Charities Commission on 17 June 2008 (CC 26037)
Some key people ...
SGM Workgroup Convenor
Formation Programme Coordinator
Editor of Refresh