We are pleased to announce that all current students, as well as those who have graduated within the past three years can now earn a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) degree in two areas at the Haden Institute through our new partnership with the Graduate Theological Foundation (GTF). The D.Min program is open to both clergy and lay people.
By Jeanne Schul Haden Institute’s Spiritual Direction Training Intensives are held at the Kanuga Retreat Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina: What if we were to imagine our journey to Spiritual Direction Training Intensives as a pilgrimage . . . The natural beauty of Kanuga invites us to discover a sense of the sacredness of place. […]
Our beloved founder and teacher, Bob Haden (the Rev. Robert L. Haden Jr.), died April 17, 2023, following an extended illness. He was surrounded by his beloved family; wife, Mary Anne, sons Jimmy, Robert, Will, and many others. Jimmy serves as executive vice president for mission at Kanuga, a place Bob loved so much that he and Mary […]
In August and September of 2022, we began offering our Dream Work and Spiritual Direction Courses in a new virtual format. These online programs are not tied to the four-day in-person intensives at Kanuga, although the course content is the same. The advantages of the virtual model are many: without travel, room, and board expenses, […]
a poem by Chris Skoczynski Chris is a spring 2022 graduate of the Dream Work program. Shesays, “This poem and many others were included in my final project for the Haden Dream Work Training – an altered book containing all the poems that came to me during the program. The name of my book is: […]
There was a dreamer in my church group, and she got a diagnosis of end-stage cancer. So we witnessed and companioned her through her end-of-life dreams. The dreams meant so much to her, and I was just blown away by how powerful the whole process was for us all.