Elle D Miller
Elle D Miller has been in ministry for over 20 years serving within a variety of church and parachurch organizations. A graduate of the Charlotte Spirituality Center, Elle sees people for spiritual direction in Charlotte, NC, Blacksburg, VA, and via Skype. Contemplative in her spirituality, it has been her experience that individuals hunger for spiritual growth and need safe places to ask their questions, learn discernment, and follow after the Holy. Elle is trained in trauma informed yoga, kids yoga, and leading meditation and mindfulness retreats and seminars, within church, corporate, and school systems.
Tambry's passion is to create a safe space where people can explore and deepen their relationship with God. She believes in the mind, body, spirit connection and that there are many ways people experience the Holy. Although a Christian, she is a trained Diversity Practitioner who honors her directees' various faith practices as well as explores with individuals who are seeking to define their faith. For 20+ years she used her Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology to build a career around individual and team development. For the past four years Tambry has used these gifts and education to nurture individuals and groups in spiritual direction including life coaching, trust circles and leading retreats. She is a graduate of the Charlotte Spirituality Center.
Rev. Carol Hassell received a Masters of Divinity from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in 2002 and was ordained in the Presbytery of Charlotte to her first call in January, 2004. She completed her Clinical Pastoral Education training at Carolinas Medical Center in 2000. She is an active spiritual director, a member of Spiritual Director’s International and a graduate of the Charlotte Spirituality Center. She served as co-director of the CSC 2011-2012 and has been on the faculty at the CSC since 2010. Carol offers retreats and speaks in the community on spirituality, aging, and spiritual formation. Carol served in 2 local congregations for 13 years and currently serves as chaplain in a continuing care retirement community where she also enjoys supervising seminary interns. Carol enjoys her growing family, being outdoors, having fun with friends, and things that draw out her creative spirit.
Sandra P. Meyer
Sandra P. Meyer is a graduate of the Charlotte Spirituality Center’s Spiritual Direction Program and owner of Calling Creek Retreat House in Lenoir, NC. During her thirty-four-year corporate career, Sandra was active in United Methodist Churches in Houston, Charlotte, and Cincinnati where she nurtured spirits with an eventual focus on spiritual formation. She resides with her husband, Jerry, in Blowing Rock where she is a member of FaithBridge United Methodist Church. Sandra currently leads spiritual retreats and provides a sacred space for people to awaken their soul and creative senses. She enjoys spending time with her family (husband, grown children and three grandchildren), hiking in the Blue Ridge and learning ballroom dancing.
Christine Pearson is co-leader of the Ignatian Spirituality Team of St. Peter's Catholic Church. She graduated from the Charlotte Spirituality Center in 2012. Christine serves as a Spiritual Director and Companion in the ministry of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. She is employed as a graphic designer.
Peg Ruble is a long time teacher of LIMEX (Loyola Institute for Ministry Extension Program) and received her Masters in Religious Education from Loyola of New Orleans. She is a graduate of the Charlotte Spirituality Center’s Spiritual Direction program and an active member of the Ignatian spirituality team at St. Peter's Catholic Church in uptown Charlotte. Now retired from Diocesan Catechetical Leadership, she enjoys being a wife, a mom to three grown children and a grandmother to five grandchildren.
Alden Sproull is an experienced retreat leader, and has offered Spiritual Direction for the last 25 years. He has worked for 45 years as a clinical chaplain including serving 24 years on the Chaplaincy Advisory Committee advising the Executive Leadership regarding the Endorsement of Chaplains for all areas of chaplaincy in the US and abroad. Through each of his assignments he has worked with patients, families, staff and physicians dealing with the growing ethical dilemmas in end of life care. He holds an advanced degree in Christian Spirituality with studies in Spiritual Formation, Feminist Spirituality and the Arts. He is an author and poet having several articles and poems published. He and his wife Victoria live in Shelby, NC.