The nationally formed Canadian Fellowship of Christian Spiritual Directors is a trusted resource for churches, para churches, pastoral ministry leaders and lay persons across Canada. Our mission is to tend the holy throughout the entire nation of Canada throughout the Christian faith. We provide a platform for skilled Canadian spiritual directors to be discovered both locally, and nationally. CFCSD maintains ‘high standards’ for those in our spiritual direction association. CFCSD spiritual directors have completed formal training in the art of spiritual direction and acclaim our statement of faith and professional code of ethics.
CFCSD welcomes individuals who do not meet our Full Partnership requirements to join the CFCSD community as Associate or Partners-in-Training where they will experience encouragement, support and opportunities for growth.
Types of Partnership
Spiritual Directors are full partners within CFCSD. They are publicly listed on our Canadian Spiritual Directors page. Qualifications in this category include agreeing to and abiding by our statement of faith and professional code of ethics including graduation from a formal program of study which meets our training requirements.
$50 Full Partnership
For Christian leaders those in pastoral and/or spiritual formation ministries and educators.
Associates are community partners within CFCSD and privately listed with the CFCSD private Community Listing.
$50 Associate Partner
For those preparing for spiritual direction ministry through enrollment in a spiritual direction certificate or spiritual formation degree program recognized by the CFCSD.
Partners-in-Training are community partners within CFCSD preparing for spiritual direction ministry through enrollment in a spiritual direction certificate or degree program. They are privately listed in our private Community Listing. There are no prerequisites for this partnership.