Continued Ed for Spiritual Directors

Are you looking for easy-to-access continuing education taught by excellent instructors?  If so, you’ve come to the right place.  Together in the Mystery offers short courses for spiritual directors on the kinds of topics spiritual directors are eager to learn more about.

Upcoming Courses

Collaborating with the Spirit in Spiritual Direction – March 14 and March 21, 2018

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  In this course you will:

  • Learn to identify some of the marks of the Spirit
  • Reflect on the role of the Spirit in your own direction practice
  • Explore strategies to shift from resisting the Spirit to collaborating with the Spirit’s presence and activity.
  • Take home a way of thinking about the Spirit;s purposes in spiritual direction within the framework of the mission Dei (mission of God,

TIME:  Wednesday, March 14 and Wednesday March 21 from 10 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific

COST:  $50 USD


  • To register, please email:
  • You will receive an invoice via Square or Paypal after registering.
  • You will receive both zoom login credentials for the course and access to the course webpage once registration is complete.


  • Course meets via streaming audio and video using Zoom.
  • Sign up for a free Zoom account prior to the course at
  • If you prefer to join the course using audio alone, please upload a picture to your Zoom account so we have a visual sense of who is with us as we meet.  Thanks.
  • Written resources will be provided on the course web page, for which you will receive a password after your registration is complete (and approximately one week before the course begins).

INSTRUCTOR: Dan Schrock, D.Min.  Dan has been a spiritual director since 1996 and teaches spiritual direction at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. He’s a graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary (D.Min. in Christian Spirituality), San Francisco Theological Seminary (Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction), and Together in the Mystery (Supervisory Training). Because he’s also a part-time pastor, he often works in spiritual direction with pastors and other church leaders. He authored The Dark Night: A Gift of God and co-edited (with Marlene Kropf) An Open Place: The Ministry of Group Spiritual Direction. He lives in northern Indiana with his wife, Jennifer. On the side he plays recorders and cooks.