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Spiritual Formation Task Group

Welcome! As a Task Group we come together to plan activities, conferences, workshops and retreats for the South Carolina United Methodist Conference. It is our desire that all Christians grow in faith through spiritual formation. We believe being at one with Christ through practices of Bible reading, devotion, prayer, and simplicity will produce a greater degree of spiritual maturity. Developing in Christian discipleship is a goal we strive to reach and teach. If you are interested in drawing closer to Christ, in slowing down your busy life, in having a life with purpose, then browse through our site. Our goal is to give you a taste of each spiritual practice and then point you to resources to take you further on your journey.

If you need more information please contact Suzy Speas at education@ashlandumc.com

5 Day Academy for Spiritual Formation

Centering Prayer Resources:

Forty Days to a Closer Walk with God: The Practice of Centering Prayer [40
DAYS TO A CLOSER WALK W/GOD] by J. David Muyskens. Upper Room Books 2006

Sacred Breath: 40 Days of Centering Prayer by J. David Muyskens. Upper Room
Books 2009

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening by Cynthia Bourgeault. Cowley
Publications 2004

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Spiritual Practices

            As a Christian, our journey with God takes us through abundant, green fields and rocky, dry deserts. Our Lord, Jesus Christ, walked those same green meadows and rocky paths with great peace and inner joy. Jesus was the calm water in the churning sea. How did Jesus do it? …

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