“And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” — Jeremiah 3:15 ESV
Jeanie received her training as a Spiritual Director from the Institute of Spiritual Companionship in 2002. She went on to do a two-year internship there in supervision. In 2010 she received her Masters in Spiritual Formation and Leadership from Spring Arbor University. Jeanie also completed the Renovaré Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation. She’s worked as adjunct faculty at both Spring Arbor and North Park Universities.
Jeanie’s experience in teaching and supervision at three different spiritual direction programs, has informed the subjects offered at TLC. She has held a vision for developing a spiritual direction training center for over a decade. TLC is the result of that vision. It combines the best of all her varied experiences and training.
Jenni trained to become a spiritual director at the Transformational Listening Center. She has an MA in Spiritual Formation and Leadership from Spring Arbor University. She has attended Christ Church Lake Forest for thirty five years where she has enjoyed working with teens and young adults.
Currently serving on the Soul Care Team, Jenni loves walking along side those on their spiritual journey. She is a trained physical therapist who has come to greatly appreciate the integration of spiritual and physical healing and growth.
Diane received her spiritual direction training from the Transformational Listening Center. She has an MBA in Finance and holds various positions in business management and mentoring. Much of her time in both vocations is spent with young adults, fostering their growth through business related experience.
Diane has attended Christ Church Lake Forest for twenty-five years where her ministry has been to attend to the spiritual well being of the staff as well as an involvement in the church’s India missions. Her passion is the spiritual formation of those who are seeking a deeper relationship with God.
Susan received her spiritual director training from the Transformational Listening Center in 2013. She previously graduated in Lay Counseling from Trinity International University. After completing the spiritual direction certificate, she took classwork in Grief Support at the University of WI. Her passion is combining God directed, intentional listening with walking the hard journey of grief for those who are going through any kind of loss.
She also has a leadership role at Christ Church Lake Forest with the Care Ministry Team. This team provides one to one listening support and compassionate care for those who are experiencing difficult times.