• Welcome to Selah!

    Selah comes from the Hebrew word used for the break between the psalms. It is said to mean “pause” or “stop and listen.” We invite you to pause and create the space in your life to focus on God.
  • Church leadership

    A primary objective of Selah is to provide renewal and sustenance for church leaders–both clergy and laity. Programming specific to this population and their families is given alongside other available offerings.
  • Certificate in Spiritual Direction

    Our Spiritual Direction certificate program prepares you to walk alongside those who come to you for spiritual guidance. Prerequisites are a desire to serve as God’s instrument and a foundational life of study, prayer, and service. Apply now.
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Our Mission

The mission of Selah Center for Spiritual Formation is to promote an understanding and experience of God as love. It is to be a proponent for joining into God’s plan of being healing love in this hurting world.

Jonathan Straker is the associate minister for the Calgary Church of Christ, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He offers insight into the response of the Church in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis based on the experience of working in the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami in Japan. This is the first of six sermons.

Response of the Church to COVID-19

 

Our Services:
Spiritually focused education and training

Spiritual formation.

Spiritual direction, art and worship, immersion in the Christian spiritual disciplines, listening to God, prayer, scripture, simplicity, silence and solitude.

Body spirituality and wellness.

Healthy eating, body prayer, the spirituality of taking care of one's body. Weight control.

Spiritual Direction Certification

One of our most popular trainings is our certification in spiritual direction. This is a year-long certificate course that consists of 2 week-long retreats at the beginning and end of the course as well as a year of continued education, practicum, and mentorship.

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When You Don't Have A Plan, by Sarah Robinson

Posted by Jackie Halstead | May 20, 2020
I’m the kind of person who likes to have a plan. A path marked. A trajectory laid out. I like to know where I’m headed and what I need to be doing along the way to stay well… on the plan. I work best knowing what’s the next right thing to do. I see my preference for order most evident ...READ MORE »