“The venue is just serene, quiet, beautiful. You have Mt. Tamalpais and the castle-like buildings as your backdrop.”
San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) is a beautiful, cozy campus located in gracious Marin County just north of San Francisco. It is nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood with hiking trails and lakes nearby. SFTS has a history of progressive, welcoming spiritual study and growth, which makes it a unique location for our constellation work.
This is a great location if you decide to add vacation time to surrounding areas—San Francisco, Napa & Sonoma Wine Country, Monterey and many other world-class vacation locales are nearby.
“This venue is amazing. The view is so pretty and the buildings look like Hogwarts.”
We will be lodged in Susanna Baird Hall, in beautiful, cozy rooms, nestled in a grove of Redwoods and flowers. It has it’s own private labyrinth for our personal use during the Intensive. Susanna Baird Hall has ADA-compliant rooms and bathrooms for participants who are in need of such lodging. Please ask if you have any special needs.
Single and double rooms are available. However, single rooms are limited, so register early if you need a single room.
You can check out Virtual Tours of the Hall on the SFTS website:
Meals & Dining
“The food was awesome. It tasted like food made with love.”
Our meals will be provided by Ann Walker Catering, which is well-known for its local, organic and delicious food. There will be gluten free and vegetarian options at all meals, and we will endeavor to meet the needs of special diets, if you let us know in advance.
For reviews of our caterer, visit Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/ann-walker-catering-san-anselmo.
Location & Travel
“In June, the colors of the flowers and plants were perfect.”
SFTS is located conveniently just north of San Francisco. The Marin Airporter bus service makes this a convenient locale for traveling to and from San Francisco Airport. Please let us know if you would like help arranging carpools or arranging public transport. SFTS has plenty of parking for participants who will be driving to the Intensive.
More About San Francisco Theological Seminary
“San Francisco Theological Seminary prepares women and men for transformational ministries of justice, peace and healing…”
SFTS is a Presbyterian Seminary with a long history of commitment to social justice and interfaith collaboration. As they say in their mission statement:
“Founded in 1871 and rooted in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), SFTS values dialogue and engagement with other religions and faith traditions. Our grounding in the Reformed tradition fosters faith-filled engagement in public life and service to others. Located on the Pacific Rim and inspired by the diverse global expressions of Christian faith, we partner with educational institutions throughout the world to enrich our program and expand our understanding of God’s redemptive work in human history. SFTS is a founding member of the Graduate Theological Union, a consortium of Protestant and Catholic theological schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. SFTS students take classes at all the GTU seminaries…for the study of Judaism, Buddhism, Islam and other world religions.”
SFTS is also well known as a venue for weddings and other outside groups to hold meetings. Want to know what others think of our Intensive venue? See all the great reviews on Yelp. (Note: These are mostly wedding reviews, but hey!)
SFTS wants to create an unforgettable experience for us. The staff is friendly and eager to help. For more information about SFTS please visit their website: seminaryevents.com/lodging.