CSR: School of Spiritual Direction

A Trinitarian & Enneagram Harmony Approach

Launching January 2022!

Mission

The art of spiritual direction includes... Intellectual (IQ), Emotional (EQ), and Instincutal/Gut (GQ) intelligence as found in the Enneagram Harmony Triads.

Through this trinitarian approach, Crossroads Soul Resources (CSR) School of Spiritual Direction develops whole and holy spiritual directors able to companion others on their journey to know and experience God.

About the School

A Hybrid (online and in-person) School of Spiritual Direction, that begins with an introductory time of intensive “Motions of the Soul (MOS)” Enneagram training.

Register for the MOS Training on Jan. 4-7, 2022 and then decide which of these options is best for you!

Option 1: Enneagram Certification Only

Option 2: Enneagram Certification + Spiritual Direction Program

Option 3: Enneagram Certification + undecided about Spiritual Direction Program

Schedule

Unit 1

Intro to Enneagram Harmony (MOS) and Spiritual Companioning

  • January 4-7, 2022
    Enneagram Harmony Intensive with certification available. *Option 1, 2, or 3 (see above).
  • February 12, 2022
    Part 1: Spiritual Direction Foundations and Enneagram Harmony Dynamics
  • March 12, 2022
    Part 2: Spiritual Direction Foundations and Enneagram Harmony Dynamics
Unit 2

Spiritual Traditions & Companions

  • April 9, 2022
    Part 1: Streams of Living Water and a Spiritual Director Mentor
  • May 14, 2022
    Part 2: Streams of Living Water and a Spiritual Director Mentor
  • SUMMER BREAKJune, July and August 2022
    Go on a 2.5 day silent retreat on your own! You choose the place and date and  we will provide guidelines, models and practices.
Unit 3

Development of the Human Soul

A comprehensive overview of cradle-to-grave spiritual formation, from a psychological, trinitarian and Enneagram Harmony approach.

  • September 10, 2022 Part 1
  • October 8, 2022 Part 2
  • November 12, 2022 Part 3
  • December BREAK
Unit 3 (Con't)

Development of the Human Soul

  • January 19-20, 2023
    Part 2: Enneagram Harmony intensive, a continuation of year one’s intensive
  • February 11, 2023
    Part 4: Church calendar and spiritual direction rhythms for transformation. Lectio divina, visio divina, bio-spiritual focusing, Heartmath, centering prayer, confession, rule of life and more!
Unit 4

Contemplation and Action in Spiritual Direction Relationships

  • March 18, 2023
    Part 1: Holy Listening in Type: Grief, Trauma, Addictions, and Justice
  • April 22, 2023
    Part 2: Holy Listening in Type: Grief, Trauma, Addictions, and Justice
  • May 20, 2023
    Part 3: Holy Listening Practicum
Unit 5

Getting Ready to Launch

  • SUMMER BREAKJune, July and August 2023 – your choice retreat
    Go on a 2.5 day silent retreat on your own! You choose the place and date and  we will provide guidelines, models and practices.
Unit 5 (Con't)

Getting Ready to Launch

  • September 9, 2023
    Part 1: Stories that move you Head, Heart, and Gut.
  • October 6, 2023
    Part 2: Building a spiritual direction ministry and business.
  • November 4, 2023:  Graduation Retreat

Cost and Locations

Tuition Cost

$4,750 (cost includes the MOS Enneagram Training on Jan. 4-7).
Payment Options: Two payments of $2,375 or eight quarterly payments of $600.

Teaching Locations

In-Person: Crossroads Church, 717 US Highway 27 N, Marshall, MI 49068
Online: Live via Zoom

FAQs

I already have my MOS certification, do I have to repeat the training?

If you have received the ©iEnneagram Harmony Practitioner Certification, you have met the requirements for enrollment in the CSR School of Spiritual Direction: Your application comes via ©iEnneagram Harmony class participation, Enneagram Autobiography, Discernment Paper, and Head Heart, Gut, Motion, Mantras for each style. These papers will be on file as a part of your Spiritual Director Certificate. We ask you to return to the MOS training in January 2022 as an alumnus unless you make other arrangements with Clare. cl@ccmonline.org

 

I already have my ©iEnneagram Harmony Practitioner Certification. Is there a discount?

$650 is applied to your tuition. Your cost is $4,100

 

If I am already a Spiritual Director will this training be worthwhile?

While we extract some teaching from classic Spiritual Direction (SD) training, this is a unique SD program that includes: Enneagram Harmony work in each Unit. Head, Heart, and Gut listening practices from traditional and contemporary spiritual direction and up-to-date brain science. Holy Listening practices with children, teens, college students, elders, trauma and secondary trauma survivors and for those who do the work of justice and mercy. This SD program will be valuable to Spiritual Directors who want to broaden their competencies.

 

Which units are in person in Michigan, and which will be taught by way of Zoom?  

All units are offered both in-person at Crossroads and via Zoom. Computer or iPad with zoom access is required at every session online and in-person for break-out groups. Our instructors are experienced online facilitators.

 

Do you have a required reading list for each Unit?

You will receive the reading list after the January Session. Each Unit will require 2-3 required readings and one chosen based on your Enneagram development.  Books will include learning from male, female, and racially diverse authors. The January session readings are; Enneagram Personality Styles- C. Loughrige, Motions of the Soul- C Loughrige, and Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram- Calhoun/Loughrige. These 3 books are utilized throughout the 2-year journey.

 

What type of work will be required in-between each session of each Unit?  Papers?  Tests?  Projects?  etc. 

No tests. Yes, Unit Reflection papers, Create your own silent retreat experiences during the summers.

 

What happens if I don’t have enough time in between sessions for post-session work?

Course work is expected on time, and we understand that people have emergencies and responsibilities. The main thing is to communicate with staff.

 

Have you identified lodging/restaurant options for in-person units at Crossroads?

Lodging & Restaurant recommendations (not included in tuition cost) include:
• Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn (Marshall): 1/2mile from Crossroads
• Comfort Inn (Marshall): 3 miles from Crossroads
• Airbnb for Marshall, MI
• Battle Creek area hotels: 10 to 30 minutes from Crossroads
• Several restaurants (chain and local options) in Marshall, MI

 

What happens if I decide to do an in-person session and that session is interrupted or canceled because of COVID or other causes?

All units in-person and via Zoom. If COVID were to prevent the in-person gathering, Zoom is the option.

Want to join the journey?

To apply to the CSR School of Spiritual Direction, register to attend the MOS Enneagram Training Program on January 4-7, 2022.

Our Faculty

Mary

Mary Albert Darling, MA

Mary is a professor of communications at Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan. In addition to teaching in the Department of Communication and Media, for which she received SAU’s Teaching Excellence Award, Darling designed and now teaches classes on spiritual directing, mentoring & leadership, as well as spiritual formation and justice, in SAU master’s program in spiritual formation and leadership. She is a formally trained spiritual director and the published author of books on the issues of justice and intimacy with God. She regularly does spiritual direction, primarily with college students. Mary earned her MA in Communication Arts and Sciences from Western Michigan University. She is also an IEA Accredited Professional Member and certified by Enneagram Spectrum (Jerry Wagner) and ©iEnneagram Motions of the Soul (Clare Loughrige).

Clare

Clare Loughrige, MMin

Clare is a church planter, co-lead pastor since 1991 and social activist. She is a formally trained Spiritual Directorauthor of three Enneagram Books and President of the International Enneagram Association (IEA) Great Lakes Chapter. As an IEA Professional, she has developed an IEA Accredited Training that certifies Enneagram students utilizing the Harmony Triads model for transformation. Loughrige is also cited as a recommended Instructor with First Analysis Institute of Integrative Studies, Loyola University Chicago. In addition to Clare’s work with Spiritual Communities, she currently serves as Co-Chair of Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, and Advisory Board to Sexual Assault Services Calhoun County Advisory Board.

Pat

Patricia M. Robertson, DMin

Pat is an author, speaker and spiritual director, who is committed to helping individuals find God in their everyday experience. She has a Doctor of Ministry from Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI, with an emphasis in spiritual direction, and over thirty-five years of ministry experience. Pat is certified by ©iEnneagram Motions of the Soul (Clare Loughrige). She is a published author of numerous non-fiction and fiction books, including the Dancing through Life series, novels about people of faith who are knocked off balance by life yet manage to get back up and continue. Find out more about Pat here.

Lori

Lori Tate, DMin

Lori is a spiritual director and an IEA Accredited Professional Member and certified by Enneagram Spectrum (Jerry Wagner) and ©iEnneagram Motions of the Soul (Clare Loughrige). Lori integrates the Enneagram into her spiritual direction practice, Soul Dig, which extends beyond the United States. She also teaches the Enneagram in small groups and workshops. She has a Masters of Art in Christian Education from Asbury Theological Seminary, a Doctorate of Ministry in Spiritual Direction & Formation through the Graduate Theological Foundation via Dominican Center of Marywood, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Over the last 20 years she has served in various kids’ ministries at Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church in Tipp City, Ohio; Westwinds Church in Jackson, Michigan and The Gathering Place –a faith-based early childhood education center – in Toledo, Ohio.

Adjunct Faculty

Danielle

Danielle Fanfair

Integrated Well-Being Consultant & Certified Enneagram Practitioner. Danielle is also an IEA Accredited Professional Member and certified by Enneagram Spectrum (Jerry Wagner) and ©iEnneagram Motions of the Soul (Clare Loughrige). Learn more about Danielle here.

Tim

Tim Reist

Certified Spiritual Director, Spiritual Director Trainer (Sustainable Faith), & Soul Care and Soul Formation. Tim is also an IEA Accredited Professional Member and certified by Enneagram Spectrum (Jerry Wagner) and ©iEnneagram Motions of the Soul (Clare Loughrige).

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Dr. Jerome Wagner, Ph.D

Dr. Wagner is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, supervisor, consultant in private practice, and emeritus faculty member in the Department of Psychology and Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University, Chicago.

Among the earliest students of the Enneagram in the United States, Dr. Wagner’s dissertation was one of the first written descriptions of the Enneagram and pioneered formal research studies on the Enneagram. Part of his study involved constructing an Enneagram inventory. The current version and Manual of his highly researched and statistically validated Wagner Enneagram Personality Style Scales (WEPPS) can be taken online at www.WEPSS.com  and is available in hard copy from Western Psychological Services (www.wpspublish.com; 800-648-8857). The WEPSS is the only Enneagram inventory reviewed in Buros’s Mental Measurements Yearbook (15th edition), a recognized assessment evaluator

More Adjunct Faculty to come!

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