Two-Year Academy for Spiritual Formation Comes to Cal-Nevada in February

September 11, 2008

The Academy for Spiritual Formation will be held at the Mercy Center in Burlingame, California beginning February 16, 2009. Participants gather for five days each quarter for courses on the history and development of Christian Spirituality taught by outstanding church scholars and leaders, as well as personal experience in spiritual disciplines including daily prayer, worship, Communion, and covenant groups for spiritual support.

The Academy for Spiritual Formation, sponsored by Upper Room Ministries of the General Board of Discipleship, is open to all persons who want to be a part of a community open to God’s spirit for Christian living and ministry. For more information download the flyer for the upcoming Academy at the Mercy Center, and visit
“I found the two-year Academy at Mercy Center to be one of the most profound experiences of my life.  It was a means of growth, healing, transformation and grace. The relationships formed and the lessons learned will last a lifetime.” (Sue Magrath, Academy No. 24 participant.)