Spiritual Formation

Listening Circles: Exploring Spiritual Direction

Listening Circle Spiritual Direction Events will be held on Tuesdays, Nov. 5 and 19, and Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m.  These Listening Circles will be facilitated by several certified Spiritual Directors, including Pastor Brian Norsman, St. Andrew’s Pastor of Spiritual Formation; Heidi Lender, Resource Counselor; Dr. Jeannette Bakke, retired Bethel Seminary professor and author of Holy Invitations: Exploring Spiritual Direction, and Peg Ruetten, former member of the Board of Directors at Christos Center for Spiritual Formation.

Then if you feel it is a fit and would like to continue, you will be able to sign up for future events at Christos Center for Spiritual Formation in Lino Lakes on Tuesdays January 7, Feb. 4, March 3, April 7 and May 5, 2020.

Contact: Resource Counselor Heidi Lender, hlender@saintandrews.org,  651.762.9155



Opening the Lens of Your Soul:  An Advent Primer to Contemplative Photography

Thursday, December 5   –  7:00-8:00 PM   Great Hall

 Advent is a time to wait, listen deeper within, and pay attention newly to the landscape around you.  Come and enter into an interactive primer to Contemplative Photography, a weekly contemplative practice of Pastor Brian Norsman’s, Pastor of Spiritual Formation.  For those that love the art of photography, enjoying or taking pictures, both novices and worldly professionals, this is an experience you will never forget.  The only requirement: bring a few of your favorite pictures that continue to stir your soul.  Join Pastor Brian and a panel team of photographers to explore a mystical contemplative photography practice that will be birthed anew into your Advent journey.