Dear Spiritual Direction Graduate, If you are a Spiritual Direction Program graduate interested in a FREE program refresher, WE NEED YOU! Apply to be the Teacher’s Assistant (TA) for the next program, which starts in January 2022. With the change of format for Spiritual Direction, you will participate in many classes that are different from when you attended, as well as have the opportunity
For Immediate Release: The Chaplaincy Institute NAMED “2021 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits Award based on Community Recommendations Berkeley, California (November 16, 2021) –The interfaith Chaplaincy Institute (ChI) announced today it has been named a “2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading website for community recommendations of charities and nonprofits. The Chaplaincy Institute provides training for spiritual
As some of you know, The Deep Culture Hive (DCH) re-formed this past May 2021 with ChI’s commitment to center equity and inclusion in all areas of the seminary and community. During our bi-monthly meetings, the Deep Culture Hive (DCH) has been prioritizing group relationships and trust-building, setting up group norms and structures for the
Ross Burns, Ordained Interfaith Minister Fall 2019 "Going through ChI, and having ChI move through me, is one of the top 5 most important chapters of my life," 2019 Chaplaincy Institute Alumni, Ross Burns shares. "It pulled me out of self-conscious introversion and pumped up my confidence juices more than I thought possible. Enough to
My name is Wren Ganin-Pinto. I am currently finishing up my graduate degree at Starr King School for the Ministry and in the process of Ordination with ChI. In March, Reverend Ineda reached out to me and asked if I would join the ChI team to assist in catalyzing and convening the ‘Deep Culture’ work
John Robinson ChI Alumni, 2008 After completing my D.Min. from the University of Creation Spirituality, I knew I was not done with my late life transformation from clinical psychologist to mystic and writer. I needed to confirm my calling and feel the blessing of a meaningful religious community, so I enrolled at ChI. My ordination
The Chaplaincy Institute supports AAPI Communities. Violence against AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) continues to build and is amplified by racist messaging around the pandemic. These ongoing events underscore the importance of our mission at The Chaplaincy Institute: to educate and empower individuals for innovative interfaith service and spiritual care that heals and transforms the world.