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2019 Contemplative Cohort Application

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About the 2019 Contemplative Cohort

The goal of the Spiritual Life is to live a contemplative life from the heart. Such a life
requires that we take on disciplines and activities that we habitually return to and practice with our whole heart. These practices are chosen because they awaken, deepen and sustain within us the experience of intimate union with the Holy One. Such experiences allow us to feel that every moment of our lives is indeed a holy moment. It is from this place of spiritual or divine awareness that we are able to claim our status as “Beloved Sons and Daughters” of a loving God.

In this cohort we will study and practice many and varied spiritual disciplines. We will
hold one another accountable for the practice so that we will find companionship and support along the way. We will discuss issues that are pertinent to spiritual growth and formation and we will use the wisdom of the enneagram to inform the ease or difficulties we might encounter in our personal spiritual growth.

Facilitators of the Cohort will be Rev. Joseph Stabile, Executive/Spiritual Director of Life in the Trinity Ministry; he will be teaching along with Hunter Mobley, Executive Pastor of Christ Church in Nashville, TN.


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2019 Contemplative Cohort Important Dates

November 1, 2018                 LTM Contemplative Cohort Applications Due

November 15, 2018               2019 Contemplative Cohort Participants Announced

February 21-23, 2019         Contemplative Cohort Gathering

May 2-4, 2019                          Contemplative Cohort Gathering

August 22-24, 2019              Contemplative Cohort Gathering

November 14-16, 2019        Contemplative Cohort Gathering


Cohort members are chosen (by committee) based on the following criteria:

  • Desire and opportunity to use Spiritual and Contemplative wisdom for the betterment of the community

  • Diversity of gender, age, etc.

  • Video Interview

Tuition for the LTM Contemplative Cohort is $1,500. As participants are expected to participate in every cohort gathering, any missed gatherings will not be prorated. Annual tuition is due by January 31st.