ChI Culture & Foundations

February & August 2022, 1.5 credit hours This course introduces students to The Chaplaincy Institute’s core philosophy and foundation for spiritual care and ministry. A range of teachers will present and discuss perspectives such as: mysticism and why it matters; eco-spirituality; culturally inclusive spiritual spaces; the interfaith path of ministry; spirituality beyond religion; and spiritual […]

Ministry Basics 2

May and September 2022, 1.5 credit hours In Ministry Basics 2, areas of focus in classes include: Guided Imagery and Blessings, Spiritual Assessment, Public Speaking, and The Ministry of Prayer and Presence. * There is additional online study required for completion of this course.

Spiritual Psychology

September 2022, 1.5 credit hours This is a 4-day course where students will integrate wisdom from various spiritual traditions: Kabbalah with Jungian; Developmental and Archetypal Psychology; Family Systems and Psychodynamic perspectives; Astrology and Alchemy. We will consider how ego development and Identity formation weaves together with soul and spiritual development. Course topics include: • Tree […]

Science and Spirit

This three-day course focuses on science itself as a source of wonder, contemplation, and transformative meaning. Challenging the stereotypes that paint spirituality and science as incompatible, participants travel between first-person experiences, depictions of the Cosmos, and key developing areas of science. Explore this cutting-edge topic with subject expert Tom Rockwell. Day One: rekindle the aptitude

Global Spiritual Traditions 2

March and October 2022, 2 credit hours Global Spiritual Traditions 2 is the second of a 2-part series but open for stand-alone enrollment. This course introduces students to World Religions and/or spiritual paths that have their origins in the Abrahamic traditions (Judaism, Islam, Christianity). While engaging with the world's knowledge, beliefs, traditions, scriptures, and practices, […]

Theological Literacy

May and October 2022, 1.5 credit hours Theology literally means “words about the Divine.” In Theological Literacy, students will explore the concepts that attempt to describe the Divine, as well as how we understand the universe and ourselves in relation to the Divine. Our approach to ministry is always directed by our theology. In this

Ministry Basics 3

June and November 2022, 1.5 credit hours In Ministry Basics 3, areas of focus in classes include: Spiritual Care and Addiction, Ministry with the Ill and Dying, Grief and Loss, Trauma-informed care, Ministerial Boundaries, and Self-care & Stability in Ministry. * There is additional online study required for completion of this course.

Sacred Justice Ministry

Sacred Justice Ministry November 18-20, 9-5pm Pacific: Students will immerse themselves in both self-inquiry and applied theology while exploring questions around diverse aspects of injustice and oppression, how spirituality informs social action, and key elements of social transformation. Specific areas of focus will include: Prison Ministry; Human Sexuality: History, Theology and Politics; Restorative Justice and […]