Leading the Church Through Transformation, Change and Renewal ONLINE

Credence and Co.

This four-morning workshop is suitable for anyone involved in a leadership role in a congregation, and is not limited to pastoral staff, in fact bringing some key lay leaders may be beneficial to some congregations. Frequently we hear that people resist change. Does this have to be true? Could we find ways of engaging change, …
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Building Leadership Resilience for Ministry : Applying “The Working Genius”

Credence and Co.

(Two half days online – one full day credit equivalent) Instructor: Marg Van Herk Paradis (The URL link for this course seems to take one to an introductory course for the Working Genius tool, but if you scroll down you can find the second course). During these unprecedented times, how can we minister from a …
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Waking in Heaven: A COVID Year

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

Led by Kathleen Norris is an award-winning poet and writer. She is the author of The New York Times bestsellers The Cloister Walk, Amazing Grace and Acedia and Me.  

Understanding Conflict Foundations

Credence and Co.

This highly interactive and educational workshop invites you to consider the building blocks that create conflict and those that assist or detract in conflict’s resolution. The workshop includes reflection, conversation, and exercises as conflicts are studied and models for addressing conflicts are considered. Significant time will be given to skill building for effective speaking and …
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A New Look At Formation: A Retreat with Kathleen Norris

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

Led by Kathleen Norris is an award-winning poet and writer. She is the author of The New York Times bestsellers The Cloister Walk, Amazing Grace and Acedia and Me.  

Reading the Bible in the Season of Creation: Christian Discipleship in a Time of Climate Crisis (Online)

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

The Bible was written in the context of societies that were deeply related to the natural world around them. From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible is filled with imagery and passages related to Creation and the natural world. This course—the next in Dio’s popular series of non-credit online adult education—introduces students to ways to read …
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Understanding Conflict (Advanced)

Credence and Co.

This workshop, uses the two lenses of conflict drivers and conflict paradoxes, and considers seemingly intractable conflicts and their transformation.  Questions for consideration include the nature of intractability, de-escalation strategies, transforming intractable conflicts and engaging emotions. This workshop builds on Understanding Conflict: Foundations.  It is highly interactive, insightful, engaging and critical for all those who wish …
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Forgiveness: What is it and how to do it?

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

Have you experienced deep disappointment, hurt or betrayal in an important relationship? · Do you continue to suffer from a conflict or trauma that occurred long ago? · Are unresolved issues affecting your health, finances or relationships? This interactive workshop identifies the stumbling blocks to forgiveness, and then provides positive, practical methods to work through …
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Lire La Bible – Le Premier Testament: Promesses, libération et un Dieu fidèle (en ligne)

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

Le Premier Testament regroupe les textes décrivant l’histoire de Dieu avec son peuple, avant l’arrivée de Jésus. Ces textes posent le fondement de la foi dans un Dieu fidèle, autant pour la foi chrétienne que pour la foi juive. Le cours vous offre l’occasion de découvrir la richesse de ces anciens récits, leurs contextes historiques et leurs messages …
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Developing a Contemplative Prayer Life: A Twelve-Step Approach

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

The Reverend Canon Ian Mobsby One of the great challenges for all those involved in new forms of ministry, mission, fresh expressions of church, and forming missional communities is that it can be utterly exhausting. Missioners as activists are expected to make things happen often in very difficult contexts with scarce resources. Working in such …
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