Informal Coaching and Mediation Skills for Church Leaders ONLINE

Credence and Co.

Conflict within churches can involve complex dynamics and highly-charged emotions, leaving those involved with deep hurt and pain. Often people from all “sides” of the conflict look to their pastors and lay leaders for assistance in helping to resolve these tensions. Being an “insider third party” – that is knowing the parties involved while seeking …
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Transforming Polarized Conversations: an essential toolkit for moving from entrenchment to engagement

New Leaf Network

Christian leaders across Canada are struggling with how to navigate increasingly polarized conversations with their congregations, families and friends. How do we as Jesus followers converse with divergent viewpoints and engage in active listening with a Christlike posture? What skills do we as leaders need to acquire to tackle tough conversations? What parts of our …
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Learning to Forgive: Virtual Workshop

Anna Racine: Workshops, Retreats and Spiritual Direction

FORGIVENESS: What is it and how do you do it? This Workshop identifies the stumbling blocks to forgiveness and provides practical methods to work through the anger, blame and resentment. Forgiveness is about letting go of the past, and understanding it in order to move on. Forgiveness is one of the greatest gifts you can …
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Anna Racine: Workshops, Retreats and Spiritual Direction

Are you experiencing stress caused by COVID- 19? You are not alone! People around the world have felt overwhelmed and helpless as a result of experiencing Cornavirus Anxiety. Adjusting to new realities has caused fear and worry. This Workshop will explore coping strategies and practical skills to deal with the impact that COVID-19 has had …

Transforming Group Dynamics ON LINE

Credence and Co.

Group dynamics are complex at best! When groups fall into high conflict, they tend to require an intentional multi-pronged intervention.  This interactive and engaging workshop considers issues common to both group dynamics and high conflict groups.  Multiple strategies for addressing these complex issues will be considered, including: assessing high conflict groups navigating group dynamics building …
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Multivocational Ministry Toolkit

New Leaf Network

Ministry contexts in Canada are complex and changing. There are many ministers who are creatively combining several roles within a complex vocational calling that includes ministry beyond the congregational setting or vocations other than pastoral ministry. The Canadian Multivocational Ministry Project conducted research with people ministering in these contexts, and we are happy to share …
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Management and Leadership of Not for Profits Organisations

Wycliffe College

WYP1621H Summary: In this course, students examine several unique characteristics and roles of non-profit organizations, including urban agencies, NGOs, churches and community-based organizations. Core issues and practices pertaining to the effective management and leadership of non-profit organizations within diverse contexts will be explored. Students in this course will focus on six significant capacity areas of …
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IN-PERSON – Spiritual Directors’ Workshop

Ignatius Jesuit Centre

The Spiritual Directors’ Workshop (SDW) is an intensive 12-day training program in spiritual direction. It includes material and experience which we consider foundational to everyone engaged in spiritual direction. This year, the Loyola House Team is taking the SDW “on the road” as this in-person workshop will be held at the beautiful Villa Saint Martin, …
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Women at a Crossroads

Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (The) (SSJD)

This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” Jeremiah 6.16 Who Is The Program For? For women who are intentionally committed to seeking God’s guidance in living out …
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Master of Theology (ThM)

Toronto School of Theology

The Master of Theology (ThM) degree is an individually-focused research degree for candidates to prepare for admission to a doctoral program or advanced ministry. A bachelor’s degree normally in arts and a first master’s degree are a prerequisite for entrance. The ThM lasts for one year of full-time study, or up to six years of part-time study. Who’s …
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