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Affiliates

CFDM is broadly ecumenical in it’s Christian principles. Affiliates of CFDM (5) do not represent any particular church or Christian denomination. Their combined contemplative spiritual direction and supervision programs provide resources, support, and training for those called to the ministry of spiritual direction. The following are the affiliates we support and cooperate with in our efforts to bring spiritual depth to individuals, groups, and faith communities within the Western Region of the United States.

 CFDM-Pacfic Northwest:  Terry Tripp <cfdmnorthwest.org>

Our mission is to encourage spiritual formation focusing on practices, disciplines, and ways of being that enable us to hear, see, and respond to God’s invitation to deepen our relationship with Him. CFDM-Pacific Northwest is working with graduates of the Certificate Program in Christian Formation and Spiritual Direction offered by CFDM, as well as graduates of other training programs, to provide on-going supervision, evaluation, referral, and continuing partnership for spiritual directors.

CFDM-Nevada:  Douglas Gregg <cfdm.org>

CFDM-Nevada is working with graduates of the Certificate Program in Christian Formation and Spiritual Direction offered by CFDM, as well as graduates of other training programs, to provide on-going supervision, evaluation, referral, and continuing partnership for spiritual directors.

CFDM-Southern California:  Care Crawford <https://www.cfdmsoutherncalifornia.org>

The Southern California Regional Network of CFDM is composed of men and women who want to be part of the Network and who are already directors or who are in training to be directors. CFDM-Southern California is working with graduates of the Certificate Program in Christian Formation and Spiritual Direction offered by CFDM, as well as graduates of other training programs, to provide on-going supervision, evaluation, referral, and continuing partnership for spiritual directors.

CFDM-Arizona:  Joyce Vidal-Thornburg <http://cfdmarizona.org>

CFDM-Arizona is working with graduates of the Certificate Program in Christian Formation and Spiritual Direction offered by CFDM, as well as graduates of other training programs, to provide on-going supervision, evaluation, referral, and continuing partnership for spiritual directors.

Our mission is to cultivate spiritual formation, fostering our response to the invitation for a deepening relationship with God.  This involves focusing on practices, disciplines, and ways of being that enable us to hear, see, and experience God more fully. CFDM-Central California is working with graduates of the Certificate Program in Christian Formation and Spiritual Direction offered by CFDM, as well as graduates of other training programs, to provide on-going supervision, evaluation, referral, and continuing partnership for spiritual directors.