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Discover, deepen & deploy-Spiritual life development

Welcome to Spiritual Life Development 

Spiritual Life Ministries exists to assist territorial leadership in the prioritization of the spiritual lives of Salvationists. It does this by:

  • Planning, leading or participating in events that are spiritually enriching and that help form people in Christlikeness.
  • Providing resources to cultivate spiritual life development, and
  • Encouraging implementation of intentional and systematic opportunities for spiritual growth through the territory.
- See more at: http://www.sarmy.org.au/en/Ministry/Spiritual-Life-Development/?id=14719_55926&idkeep=True&epslanguage=en#sthash.luXBVdOJ.dpuf

Spiritual Life Development Ministries exists to assist territorial leadership in the prioritization of the spiritual lives of Salvationists. Please check back regularly to see what events and resources are new.  

The 24-7 Prayer Calendar is available for you to book your Prayer Events.

Events heading

Santa Casa -Beach at Queenscliff

Silent Retreats Santa Casa Queenscliff Vic 2016

July Friday 28 - Sunday 31 Directed Retreat
September Monday 5 - Wednesday 7 Directed Retreat
October Friday 28 - Sunday 30
Directed Retreat
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24/7 Prayer Calendar

Did you know that the 24/7 Prayer Calendar is a tool for your use? You can create Prayer Events and invite members of your Church/ Corps to choose one or more times to pray for the event. This is a great way to call people to Prayer 24/7
View current prayer events

 Spirtual Life Development Secretaries

Discipleship

Cathy Elkington

Cathy ElkingtonCathy is a child of God! She has a heart for drawing alongside people that they may grow in their connection with God, their understanding of themselves and subsequently how they live out their personal mission in the world. 
She is a trained Spiritual Director with a Graduate Diploma in Spirituality.  In addition to this role she is serving with her husband Darren as Corps Officers of Moreland City (CVD). This is their fifth Corps appointment.

Cathy is passionate about equipping and empowering individuals and teams so that there is leadership of Spiritual Life Development in local and regional settings. To this end, Cathy is available to: speak at corps and divisional events; to lead silent retreats and quiet days.

Postal Address:
The Salvation Army
Mission Resource Department
PO Box 479
Blackburn 3130

P: 03  8878 4761
E: 
cathy.elkington@aus.salvationarmy.org

In 2005 the Australia Southern Territory appointed the then Major Frank Daniels to a specific role in Spiritual Life Development. This was the first such appointment in the territory.  It arose out of an emphasis on the more contemplative aspects of spirituality - See more at: http://www.sarmy.org.au/en/Ministry/Spiritual-Life-Development1/History-of-SLD/?id=37061_99057&idkeep=True&epslanguage=en#sthash.mwdzu87P.dpuf
History of Spirtual Life Development
In 2005 the Australia Southern Territory appointed the then Major Frank Daniels to a specific role in Spiritual Life Development. This was the first such appointment in the territory.  It arose out of an emphasis on the more contemplative aspects of spirituality.

The Approach to Making Disciples

Under this banner of the mission intention, Making Disciples, the following thematic approach to spiritual development in the territory was established as a continuum, of Discover, Deepen and Deploy. These themes are outlined...
Spiritual Life Development