I enjoy interacting with my readers, and one of the best ways for us to connect is at my lectures, workshops and book signings. Have a look below at what’s coming up next and get in touch to schedule an event with your group.



2021-2022 Workshop for Early Career Faculty in Theological Schools, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

January - Welcoming the Stranger Seminar, Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church, FL

February - Keynote Speaker, Ministers Convocation, Holston Annual Conference, TN


March - Spiritual Formation Virtual Retreat, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary


April - Asian-Pacific Conference on Mindfulness


May - 5 Day Academy for Spiritual Formation, LA


2021-2022 Spiritual Direction Practicum, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

November - 5 Day Academy for Spiritual Formation, OK



Events 2021

Jan 11-1    Spiritual Traditions for Intercultural Communities, Phillips Theological Seminary


Jan 31-Feb 2     Community and Hospitality, Cyber Cloister, North Texas 3 Day Academy for Spiritual Formation


Feb 17-March 26        Welcome as Spiritual Practice, Rueben Job Institute for Spiritual Formation


Feb 25-27          Meeting God in Our Longing, One-Year Online Academy for Spiritual Formation


March 13        Christian Mindfulness Retreat, Hearts on Fire United Methodist Spiritual Directors


May 7-9     Wisdom of Community and Mindfulness, Scargill Movement, UK

June 20-24       Bay View Association, Michigan, Religion and Life Speaker 


July 2021-April 2022   Workshop for Early Career Faculty in Theological Schools, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

July 16-17          “What is Christian Spirituality?” Providence United Methodist Church, Juliet, TN


July 25-August 6        Christian Mindfulness, Ring Lake Ranch, WY


August 22-27     Christian Mindfulness, Lakeside Chautauqua, OH 


Oct 3-8      Christian Mindfulness, Five Day Academy for Spiritual Formation, Trinity Center, NC


Nov 1 and 15     “Saints and Mystics,” North Carolina Institute for Spiritual Direction and Formation.




Contact Amy for available dates and topics.

Frequent topics include:
Ancient Spirituality for Contemporary Life

Welcoming the Stranger

Practice of Christian Mindfulness

Christian Spiritual Practices

Praying with the Saints

Spiritual Practices for Justice-Seeking Lives

Women in Christian History

Desert Mothers and Fathers

Wesleyan Spirituality

Flower in Sunlight



Breathing Room: Teaching, Learning and Our Common Life, Wabash Podcast Dialogue on Teaching


Hospitality as Christian Practice with Imago Dei Community


International Christian Mindfulness Conference online


Spiritual Life During COVID-19, Interview on Academy for Spiritual Formation.


Spiritual Encouragement and Mindfulness during Chaos, Church of the Resurrection, Women’s Ministry Podcast 


Mustering Spirituality and Imagination, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning, Webinar


Contemplify Podcast Mindfulness in the Christian Tradition




Welcoming the Stranger, Arlington-Alexandria Districts, UMC April 28


Discernment for Church Planters, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary  June 3-6


Digital Salon, Engaging Imagination as Theological Faculty, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

"Dreammaking in an Age of Doomscrolling: Following Jesus at the End of an Era," Academy for Spiritual Formation online Day Apart, September 26


International Christian Mindfulness Conference online, October 3-10