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announcing our keynote speakers

Children's Spirituality Summit

MAY 24-26, 2021

Jared Patrick Boyd
“Abbots & Ammas: Formational Family Life Towards Common Objects of Love”

Jared Patrick Boyd is a pastor, spiritual director, teacher, and founder of The Order of Sustainable Faith, a missional monastic order for the 21st Century.


He is the author of Imaginative Prayer: A Yearlong Guide for a Child’s Spiritual Formation (purchase link below).

Jared is also author of Invitations & Commitments: A Rule of Life. 

Jared and his wife have four daughters, and are planting Franklinton Abbey,

a new faith community on the west side of Columbus, OH.

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Lacy Finn Borgo
“Begin with Listening: Gifts of Eyes and Ears”

Lacy Finn Borgo teaches and provides spiritual direction for the Renovaré Institute, for the DMin. in Spiritual Direction at Fuller Theological Seminary and at Portland Seminary.


Lacy provides spiritual direction for adults through and provides spiritual direction for children at Haven House.


She is the author of Life with God for Children: A Curriculum for the Spiritual Formation of Children and Good Dirt: A Devotional for the Spiritual Formation of Families

Lacy's newest book, Spiritual Conversations with Children can be purchased below.


The Children's Spirituality Summit brings together children’s ministers, developmental psychologists, spiritual formation leaders, lay leaders, pastors, teachers, sociologists, parents, and theologians from a broad spectrum of Christian traditions to collectively explore children’s spiritual formation.

This Summit offers dozens of informative and inspiring workshops, papers, and ministry models presented by participants like you! We're excited to see new faces and hear fresh ideas.


Register HERE! 

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