Spiritual Formation happens individually and in community. If you're looking to learn more about this process, please consider the resources below.
God is Closer than You Think and The Life You've Always Wanted by John Ortberg. The church has CD curriculum that you can borrow for God is Closer than You Think. Ask Melanie Allred for more information.
Spiritual Disciplines Handbook (ideas to use individually or in Small groups) by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun
Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home by Richard Foster
Invitation to a Journey by M. Robert Mulholland
The Spirit of the Disciplines by Dallas Willard
Satisfy Your Soul by Bruce Demarest
Invitation to Solitude and Silence by Ruth Haley Barton
Journey with Jesus by Larry Warner (available in fall 2010)
Be Still by Amy and Judge Reinhold. The church has curriculum that you can borrow for this book. Ask Melanie Allred for more information.
Please also consider perusing the list of InterVarsity Press books published under the Formatio imprint. Books published under this imprint follow the rich tradition of the church in the journey of spiritual formation. These books are not merely about being informed, but about being transformed by Christ and conformed to his image. They integrate God's Word with spiritual practice, and prompt readers to move from inward change to outward witness. Formatio books help to fulfill our deepest desires and to become our true selves in light of God's grace.
b-ing: b-ing is a local organization based in San Diego that desires to journey with pastors, seminarians, churches, and individuals who yearn for greater intimacy with God by designing and providing spiritual formation experiences which unleash and cultivate holistic development.
WellSpring: WellSpring exists to provide resources for enlivening and sustaining an authentic relationship with God through Jesus. This organization offers meaningful, practical ways for men and women to experience Jesus as the "living water". They lead participants into an awareness of God's real presence through such proven practices as prayer, silence, guided meditation on Scripture, journaling, and artistic expression. This organization is based in the Bay Area.
Metamorpha: Metamorpha is an an online community for Christian spiritual formation. You can dialogue in forum discussions about your journey; investigate spiritual disciplines, prayer exercises and book resources; and gather more information from articles, videos, and audio clips. Membership to this organization is free.
Praying the Daily Office (North Umbria Community website): Morning, Midday and Evening Prayer is at the core of the life of the Northumbria Community. A regular cycle of daily prayers constitutes the essential rhythm of life around which other activities can take their proper place. The Office can be said anywhere, but, for Morning and Evening Prayer, it is recommended that a quiet place, as free from interruptions as possible, is chosen. Our lives are usually too full of noise, so this is the ideal moment of the day to experience real silence.
Renovare: Renovaré is a nonprofit organization that advocates, encourages, and resources intentional living and spiritual formation. Drawing from the example of Jesus Christ and the historical Church, Renovaré encourages people to develop renewed, sustainable, and enriched spiritual lives.
Conversations Journal: The purpose of Conversations is to provide spiritual accompaniment and honest dialogue for those who long for radical transformation in Christ. It stimulates hunger and illuminates the path by drawing on classical wisdom and practice, exploring the vital role of community, and illustrating the journey with realism and hope. The Conversations Journal is published semi-annually in the spring and the fall.