We are an educational charity dedicated to holistic pastoral care and spiritual literacy for everyone. We deliver trainings, accredited courses and a network of support. Our emblem is a feather on water — always working with a light touch.
Develop your own authentic spirituality and the skills to be a compassionate companion for others. Gain the Professional Certificate in Spiritual Studies and Companionship.
Join a community of like-minded souls for friendship, ongoing support, inspiring events and continuing personal, professional and spiritual development.
As a benevolent and compassionate presence, support people on their spiritual journeys in one-to-one and group situations; and be a calm and reassuring anchor in difficult circumstances.
St Margaret’s Hospice November 2013
Spiritual Companions has recently delivered the first pilot trainings at St Margaret’s Hospice, Somerset. The trainings are part of a new programme entitled ‘Everyone Cares — Expertise and Kindness’. The programme focuses on supporting the wellbeing of patients, patients’ families and carers, and all the hospice staff and volunteers.
Spiritual Care Conference May 2013
The first Spiritual Care Conference, organised and hosted by the Spiritual Companions Trust, was held in Glastonbury between 17-19 May 2013, and was a great success. [More...] In the picture left to right: Julie Roberts, David MacGeoch, Sister Jayanti, William Bloom, Sarah Jane Williamson.
Spiritual Companions firms up UK and European Accreditation
In April 2013 the Spiritual Companions Trust firmed up its accreditation with the College of Teachers. (The College of Teachers was established in 1846, is the UK’s Professional Educational Institute for Teachers and awards internationally recognised qualifications.) This new Certificate in Spiritual Studies and Companionship is a professional vocational qualification that sits within the qualifications frameworks of the UK and Europe. The first cohort of students will complete their accreditation this Autumn.