"Rich, varied, meaningful—community, learning, worship, excellent work on part of leaders and participants; it has indeed shaped my spiritual mind and heart! Shalom Retreat Center is ideal for this course. Engaging, challenging, real and transformative!" — Grace Institute Graduate

  • Bradley Hanson, author, A Graceful Life:  Lutheran Spirituality for Today
  • Ginger Anderson-Larson, Spiritual Director
  • Mary Preus & Tom Witt, musicians
  • Laura Gentry, artist & pastor
  • Marty Haugen, composer
  • Susan Briehl, author and preacher
  • Fr. Richard Flom, St Mary's Cathedral, Minneapolis
  • Amy Zalk Larson, former campus pastor

"Thanks for putting the Grace Institute together.  As I told our church council last night, it was one of the greatest experiences, if not the greatest experience of my life and that if they can commit to it, they should attend.  God bless you for the work you are doing." — Grace Institute Graduate