Covenant Groups (COVG)
Spiritual formation group experience the purpose of which is to develop: group trust, silence, prayer, journal writing, worship (including an appreciation for the Christian calendar) and beginning a consciousness of the stewardship of time.
Members of the seminary community work in small committed groups where all participants pledge confidentiality and regular attendance.
A small group experience in which the student discovers how his or her own spiritual formation is related to Christian witness. Special focus in this course will be placed on the Holy Spirit's use of prayer to teach the student to know, love, and share Christ with others.
Spiritual formation during the semester in which the student is engaged in mentoring; experience will be in spiritual discernment with the group to whom the student is accountable for continuing spiritual disciplines.