To schedule a private retreat or a group retreat,
contact Bethany Spring.
We look forward to having you with us!
Wayne Anderson, a United Methodist pastor, retired, holds an MA in Counseling from Butler University, a Master of Divinity from Evangelical Seminary, Naperville, Illinois,
a Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Seminary, Chicago, Illinois and a certificate in Spiritual Direction
from the Archdiocese of Louisville. He is endorsed by
the National Association of Veterans Affairs Chaplains (NAVAC) and the
Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).
Jay Bowling received his M.Div. from Louisville Presbyterian Theological
Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Baptist church. Jay
served as an intern for The Merton Institute and is well versed
in the spirituality of Thomas Merton.
Fr. Daniel Coughlin
Read about Father Dan in last fall's issue of Contemplation and Action here.
Sharon Grant earned an STM in Sacred Theology and a doctorate
in Ministry from Regis College in Toronto. She has most recently
served as a hospital chaplain at a teaching hospital with a focus
on ministry to cancer patients and as a coordinator of Spiritual
Care at a community hospital with an emphasis on multi-faith spiritual
Hilton is a Kentucky native. His ministry experience includes
missionary service in Malaysia and assignments in the United Methodist
Church. Hospice chaplaincy and spiritual formation/direction are
his current ministry focus. He presents spiritual care workshops.
David describes himself as "an ecumenical Christian" with
interest in interfaith spirituality and dialogue.
Mary Ann Koffenberger is an ordained Disciple of Christ clergy,
Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor. She has degrees in Elementary
Education, MA in Guidance & Counseling, and M.Div from Southern
Baptist Seminary. Mary Ann is a certified Yoga instructor.
Patrick Mahon, Ph.D. is a member of Pax Christi USA, a teacher
of non-violence and experienced retreat director.
C. Moe, graduate of United Theological Seminary, Butler University and the Gestalt
Institutes of Indianapolis and Cleveland, is a psychotherapist in private
practice in Indianapolis (www.rustymoe.com), and an instructor at Christian
Theological Seminary and the Indianapolis Gestalt Institute. He has authored
three books of poetry--Our Presence Together in Chaos, Where
God Learns, and Way-Marks: New Poems--and a spiritual
memoir, Bright Wild Stone: A Contemplative
Journal of Roots That Shape a Life.
Theresa O'Bryan is a spiritual director and hospital chaplain. She was director of worship and
music at Catholic parishes for over 25
years. Theresa has
studied Celtic Spirituality and weaves it into her personal spirituality,
and she shares it with those
who come to her for direction. In
March, 2013, she will complete a two-year intensive in the study &
practice of the spirituality of dreams.
Kim Manley Ort has always loved taking photographs, but it wasn’t until she read about the life and work of
photographer and activist Ansel Adams, that she started taking photography
seriously. She studied at the Indianapolis Art
Center and at workshops in New Mexico and New Brunswick where her instructor was Freeman Patterson. For Kim, photography is a spiritual practice. Her goals in presenting the retreat are twofold: to help others notice and
appreciate the world as it is and to recover that sense of connection and
interdependence with everyone and everything. You can see her work here.
Sears is an ordained Deacon at Midway Baptist Church in Midway,
KY. His focus is in the areas of prayer and spiritual formation
of young adults, ecumenical dialogue and institutional church
renewal. Johnny is a graduate of the Academy for Spiritual Formation,
married and father of two sons. Johnny is a student at the Baptist
Seminary of Kentucky.
Taylor is the Executive Director of Interfaith Paths to Peace,
the leading organization in Louisville, Kentucky in hosting and sponsoring
day-to-day inter-religious events. Each year his organization enjoys partnerships
with more than one hundred schools, businesses, churches, mosques,
synagogues, and temples. He is a working artist and committed social
activist with graduate degrees in Journalism and Book Arts. His
book, A Spirituality of Brokenness was published by Skylight
Paths in April, 2009.
Thomas lives in Louisville with his wife of 31 years, Harriet.
They are members of St. Pius X Church in the Hikes Point neighborhood.
Wade brings a loving, open heart filled with welcome to her
clients and retreat participants. As president of Healing of Self:
Mind, Body, and Spirit, she is a healer and trained spiritual director.
She knows that God is very present in her life and knows without
a doubt that she rests in God's hands and heart and will never be