The Good Book Club: Introducing Exodus

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

The Book of Exodus is one of the most significant and influential works in human history. Exodus tells the story of God’s liberation of God’s people from slavery in Egypt and their formation of a new community in the wilderness. The stories it tells are famous and influential—the plagues of Egypt, the parting of the …
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Journaling for Personal Growth

Five Oaks Centre

(Also available: Introduction to Journaling November 18, 2021: 7:00pm-8:30pm, online, $57) Please note this is an Online Event that will be taking place over Zoom. Program Information: Journaling is a practice open to ANYONE. It’s how people have recorded their lives, loves, journeys, struggles and victories. It can be a vehicle for making notes about …
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Caring in Christian Communities: A Pastoral Care Workshop

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

This three-session online course is designed to help participants’ grow in their  understandings of the definition and scope of Christian pastoral care through practical exercises, reflection, and discussion. Together, we will practice active listening, consider the ethical dimensions of Christian pastoral care, and reflect on caregiving in select circumstances. This course is designed for lay …
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Leading a Journey into Luke: Preparing Teachers of the Gospel

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

A combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning to be completed between January 25th and February 28th This course is designed as a training module for those who are interested in leading a Bible study on Luke. We know that studying the Bible leads us deeper into Christ’s love for the world, builds a culture of …
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Reawakening the Oral Tradition of the Bible

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

Biblical Storytelling belongs to all God’s people. The Bible came out of a storytelling culture and we want to re-awaken the power and the beauty of that living voice. In this retreat we will uncover the hidden pattern found in every biblical story, a pattern placed there to guide the ancient storytellers. We will use …
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Stewardship: A Faithful Response to God’s Mission

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

Stewardship is our faithful response to the mission of God. We can join in God’s mission with confidence and hope as stewards of God’s abundant gifts and invite others into that stewardship. What is God calling us to as individuals, as a parish, and as a diocese? We know there is a culture shift happening …
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So You Want to Facilitate the Mission Action Plan Process…

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

Creating a parish mission action plan is about intentional listening for the Spirit, prayer, engagement with parishioners, and a willingness to risk a bit. The plan, which is completed in four one-hour gatherings, is comprised of two to three initiatives in three areas: Adult Faith Formation, Changing Parish Culture, and Community Engagement. Leaders for each …
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