Seven Spiritual Directors Commissioned

Shown are: (front row) Joan Etter of College Station, Diane Norman of Bryan, DJ Olsson of Austin,
Susan Joiner of Austin. (back row) Kathleen Phillips, director of FIND; the Rev. Rich Nelson of College Station,
the Rev. Jim Reiter of Bryan, Dianna Berg of La Grange, and the Rt. Rev. Kathryn Ryan, who officiated.

The Rt. Rev. Kathryn Ryan, bishop suffragan of the west region of the Diocese of Texas, commissioned seven people as spiritual directors in June 2021. Among the graduates, were the Rev. Rich Nelson, college missioner at Texas A&M and Blinn College and the Rev. Jim Reiter, who is a retired Methodist minister. Joan Etter graduated on the spiritual formation track. The graduation ceremony took place at Camp Allen. FIND School for Spirituality Direction and Formation is a program for both clergy and lay people and it provides an affordable school for spiritual direction and formation. FIND is currently accepting applications for Fall 2021 programs. To learn more, visit their website here


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