Enrolment is Officially Open!

Mar 4, 2024

Discover the Path to Inner Leadership and Spiritual Growth

The world we live in is constantly evolving, presenting new challenges that call for a deeper understanding of our collective consciousness and spirituality. The OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation has long stood at the forefront of nurturing spiritual growth and leadership among individuals from various walks of life. With over 25 years of expertise, our Spiritual Development and Ministry Training program offers a unique opportunity for those called to contribute towards the enhancement of global consciousness, compassion, and interconnectedness.

A Vision of Inclusivity and Transformation

Our vision is of a world awakened to an inclusive global spirituality, wrapped in a field of love and life. This vision guides our mission to evolve consciousness by empowering open-hearted individuals to unlock their inner leadership capacities. We stand on the touchstones of inclusivity, compassion, authenticity, and spiritual transformation, aiming to create a community that fosters forgiveness, reconciliation, and peacemaking.

Join a Flourishing Community

By joining our fully online Ministry Training program, you become part of a vibrant community of over 1,000 members dedicated to growing their unique and personal ministries. Our holistic training approach is designed to nurture your development through dynamic self-reflection, empathic listening, and deep engagement with spiritual practices. You will learn to meet people where they are, in sacred service, shaping your ministry to serve your communities and the world effectively.

Introducing The Birch Pathway: A Fully Online Programme

Building on the success of the Aspen Pathway, we’re thrilled to offer the Birch Pathway for 2024. This fully online program is designed to foster personal and ministerial growth through a blend of live weekly webinars, an online classroom filled with resources, and a dedicated student communications platform.

Curriculum: A Blend of Tradition and Innovation

Our curriculum is ever-changing, deeply experiential, and responsive to the evolving world. Structured around six strands, it incorporates the exploration of faith paths and worldviews, ceremony and ritual, deep listening skills, spiritual accompaniment, psycho-spiritual development, and spiritual and pastoral service in the community. Our approach exceeds traditional teachings, inviting a dynamic interaction between students and tutors to facilitate a profoundly experiential learning experience.

Key Objectives of The Birch Pathway:
  • Holistic Development: Delve deep into your spirituality, implementing practices that foster self-discovery and growth.
  • Deep Empathetic Listening: Enhance your ability to connect deeply with others, appreciating global faiths and perspectives crucial for effective ministry.
  • Self-awareness through Self-reflective Practice: Explore self-reflective models to deepen your self-awareness and personal growth.
  • Your Personal Ministry: Investigate the essence of community and interconnectedness, shaping your ministry to be of service to others.
Delivery of the Curriculum:
  • Webinars: Engage in weekly class webinars on Tuesday evenings, facilitated by class tutors and guest speakers, focusing on experiential learning.
  • Study Groups: Connect with peers in study groups, supported by a member of your tutor team, to nourish each other’s spiritual journey.
  • 1-1 Meetings: Reflect on your training journey through regular meetings with your tutor team.
Embrace the Journey Ahead

As Caroline, a current OneSpirit student, reflects, “It feels like a very solemn and sacred commitment…I am growing positively through examining these internal struggles.” Your journey with OneSpirit is not only about spiritual growth but also about making a reflective and contemplative impact on the world.

We invite you to join us on this transformative journey, to explore the depths of your being, and to contribute towards a world awakened to love, consciousness, and spirited unity. Enrolments are now open for the Birch Pathway—take the next step in your spiritual journey with OneSpirit.

Enrol between now and September 30th for our two-year training that leads to ordination as an Interfaith Minister. For more information and to apply, visit our Ministry Training Page.

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Enrolment is Officially Open!

Enrolment for OneSpirit’s Spiritual Development and Ministry Training program is open. With over 25 years of experience, it nurtures spiritual growth and leadership, fostering global consciousness, compassion, and interconnectedness in an evolving world.

Interfaith Dialogue

OneSpirit fosters interfaith dialogue,
where individuals from varied faith paths
engage in rich discussions to exchange
wisdom. The aim is to deepen understanding, cultivate peace, and promote
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