TLC Staff

“And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” — Jeremiah 3:15 ESV
Jeanie Hoover

Jeanie Hoover

Executive Director

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 Terrill

Jenni Terrill

Supervisor

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 Zavitz

Diane Zavitz

Supervisor

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.

Christine Mjoen

Christine Mjoen

Supervisor

Christine received her certificate in Spiritual Director from the Transformational Listening Center where she now serves on staff as an instructor. She is also on staff with Lifeplace Counseling where she holds her formal practice. She is licensed as a minister having served 12 years at Christ Church Lake Forest as their Dir. for Women & Dir. of Care to non-denominational congregations & local community. Christine has over a decade of experience overseeing support for women and men in group and individual sessions to promote emotionally healthy spirituality. Currently Christine mentors via DotChurch.online, a branch of Christ Church, which draws mostly Millennials who feel far from God, the faith, or the church in its current form.
Jason Feffer

Jason Feffer

Supervisor

Jason received his training as a spiritual director from Sustainable Faith in 2018. He graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A. in Christian Education with an emphasis in Spiritual Formation and received his M.A. in Ministry Leadership from Portland Seminary in 2010. Jason is an evangelist for the journey of formation inviting people through teaching, writing, and spiritual direction to follow Jesus. Currently, Jason pastors The Practice Church, a new church community seeking to live their everyday lives more fully in God’s presence so they might be formed by Jesus to be like Jesus for the sake of the world.

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