Number of weeks: 5
Required books?: No
Live video session?: No
Part of a certification or series of courses?: No
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This course is to provide you an opportunity to create a sacred space within your home and to take time to work with different spiritual practices to find which one or if there is a combination of spiritual practices that work best for you.
Devotional material will be provided for you for each week. Each week you will have the opportunity to share with the class what is working or not working. This will also be a time to support one another.
This class is something that you can include the whole family in as well and can be used as your Vacation Bible School at home.
For the Course you will need:
- Bible (in book form or you can use the Internet)
- A way to journal – either on the computer through a word document or in a journal book
- A candle – either with a battery or a wick that you light
- A special cloth
- A small table
- Paper to draw on and/or print out downloads on
- Colored pens/ crayons or markers
- Other supplies will be listed for each week if and when needed
This course is not eligible for CEUs.
About the Instructor
Harriet Wilkin has been called into ministry to be bring the Gospel message of love, hope, peace, and joy. She knows what it means for a community of faith to come together to support one another and to support the local community. Harriet has served both rural and urban congregations. Harriet believes that through community and through inter-generational ministry the Holy Spirit is working to bring the message of Christ’s redeeming love to all.
Harriet has two bachelor’s degrees and a Master of Divinity degree. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/ Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Critical Communications. Upon completing her Master of Divinity degree from Claremont School of Theology in 2015, Harriet was appointed to her first church as solo-pastor in the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church. Harriet has been studying Spiritual Formation, and she continues to study a variety of topics that include religion, leadership, business, and communications.
Harriet’s early days in ministry revolved around Christian program/ ministry development for children, youth, and young adults. She has experience of nearly 20 years working as a volunteer or staff person in the local church. Harriet has also worked at an Easter Seal camp working with various age groups with disabilities.
God has given Harriet the following skills: organizational skills, administration/ business skills, teacher/ preacher, building or re-building programs/ ministries, visitation ministry, small group facilitator, writing ministry resources for all age groups, passion about inter-generational ministry, developing ministry support for those with disabilities and their families, support group for Caregivers, support for First Responders, Veterans, and their families, organize/ plan worship services, and researching for materials that can be used in a ministry setting. She enjoys being creative with ministry and trying new and exciting ministries that offer support and outreach to all who are searching for a deeper connection with Christ.
Harriet’s website is: The Lighthouse Design Studio (mn.co)