The Chaplaincy Institute Winter Closure

The offices of The Chaplaincy Institute will be closed from December 23rd through January 2nd. The admissions office will be open beginning January 3rd.   The rest of the offices will open again beginning on January 9th. Thank you for your patience.

Open House and Info Session

Learn about:  Admissions  Core Curriculum  The Spiritual Direction Program  Ordination Register today! Can’t make it? Schedule a one-on-one info session.

Global Spiritual Traditions I

January 13 - 15, 2023, 9-4Pacific, 2 credit hours Global Spiritual Traditions 1 (GST1) introduce students to World Religions and/or spiritual paths that have their origins in earth-centered, indigenous practice (Africa, Pagan, First Nation and other indigenous worldviews), or ancient Eastern philosophy and belief systems (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism). While engaging with the world's knowledge, beliefs,

Psychedelics, Entheogens, and Spiritual Care

January 28 & 29, 2023, 1.5 credit hours elective With psychedelics and plant-based theologies rising to meet the needs of the fastest-growing religious demographic, “Spiritual, not religious,” it is crucial that Theologians, pastoral counselors, and those of faith understand what these powerful substances can offer. This seminar will examine historical and present-day uses of a

Sacred Justice Ministry

February 10 - 12, 2023, 1.5 credit hours In this course, 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

Spiritual but Not Religious

***CANCELLED*** Spiritual but not Religious February 24 & 25, 2023, 1 credit hour elective The number of adults in the U.S. who say they are spiritual but not religious (SBNR), has grown rapidly and is over a quarter of our population at this time. Who are the people who make up this group? Why is

Global Spiritual Traditions II

Global Spiritual Traditions 2 March 17-19, 9-4 PT, 2 credit hours, $680 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 studying the world's knowledge, beliefs,