Missional Preaching

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

How do we connect God’s mission, and therefore the mission of the church, with the culture in which we live and speak in ways that help people make sense of their lives and their purpose through the lens of the Gospel? How can our words as preachers help others follow Jesus’ Way of Love more …
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Seeking Resurrection: A Lenten Retreat for Weary Pastors

Crieff Hills Retreat Centre

Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you. (Psalm 33:22) Be released from your schedule, nourished by beautiful food, and encouraged in your ministry.  At this retreat you will be surrounded by those who deeply understand the realities of pastoral ministry and are ready to look into the …
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Voices in the Wilderness

Huron University College

This, one of a kind course, will feature content experts on Black History, Theology and Culture within the Canadian Church. It will open up conversations that are at the heart of issues of diversity, inclusion and future ministry in Canada. Due to the importance of this course’s content, we have decided to open up FREE …
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GOOD BYE STRESS- HELLO LIFE!

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

We live in a fast-paced society with a seemingly endless list of demands. Life naturally brings its share of challenges and stress. The key is to move forward so that stress doesn’t impact other areas of your life. Stress affects us all, but why exactly do we feel it and what causes it? This Workshop …
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Co-Creating Plausible Futures for the Canadian Church

New Leaf Network

Balancing the Past, Present and Future As the church navigates the complexities of post-Christendom Canada, we know that people are seeing the trends in Canada that point to hopeful futures. We invite you to join this first symposium in the new series Conversations in the Canadian Church as we explore these hopeful themes. This event …
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God’s Spokespeople: Introducing the Prophets of the Old Testament

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

The prophets of the Old Testament offer some of the most compelling passages in all the Hebrew Scriptures. They promise a hopeful future, condemn an unjust status quo, and offer the reassurance of God’s present, and judgment to God’s people in uncertain times. This course is an orientation to and overview of the diverse body …
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Come and Follow Me

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

God wants us to have the attitude of a child in following Him with a learning heart, open mind, and a pure spirit. This isn’t just a summons to a new belief or a new way of living. It’s a call to be with Jesus, to hang out with him, to learn from him, and to …
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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Nurturing a Community of Belonging

Credence and Co.

Recognizing that our social structures and personal biases can get in the way of commitment to respecting our colleagues and community members, this interactive workshop will engage themes of prejudice, power and privilege in a manner that honours all voices in the room while also challenging the biases and structures that privilege some over others …
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Reckoning with Power: Why the Church Fails When It’s on the Wrong Side of Power; Book Club with David Fitch

New Leaf Network

Whenever the church has aligned itself with worldly, coercive power, it ends up on the wrong side of important justice issues. But when the church cooperates with God’s power through his presence among the least powerful, its witness for Jesus transforms the world and the church into a better place. Join us for a 4-week …
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