Covid-19 Impact and Recovery Planning for Congregations

Faithx Project

How do you plan for your congregation’s recovery and reentry in a way that is not only safe but also effective in achieving its vision and mission? Join us as we explore a data-grounded approach to revealing and responding to the impact of Covid-19 on our congregations and communities, and the issues surrounding reopening congregations …
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TryTank presents: Leadership Skills for the Next Ten Years

Virginia Theological Seminary

For almost 20 years, beginning just after 9/11, futurist Bob Johansen has been wrestling with the question of leadership profiles that will be required to thrive in the VUCA World (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous). He wrote a trilogy of books that share the profile he’s convinced will work to help us get ready for …
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WRITING FOR COURAGE, RESILIENCE & EMPATHY IN THESE TIMES

Ghost Ranch Conference Center

No matter what happens, we’ll all be asked to bring empathy, courage, and resilience into whatever awaits us next in this time of national and global turmoil. In this retreat, we’ll use a variety of writing techniques to develop what is required of us to move forward with purpose and power. First, we must face …
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Anticipating Gratitude: Living Our Thanks in Advent Q&A with Diana Butler Bass

Trinity Church Wall Street

We often think of gratitude as thanks for something after it happens. But what does it mean to live a life of thanks in anticipation of our deepest hopes and longings? Advent invites us into this holiness practice. Online presentation and Q&A with Diana Butler Bass, award-winning author, popular speaker, inspiring preacher, and one of …
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Opening to the Heart of Worship

Pendle Hill

A weekend workshop with Christopher Sammond via Zoom December 4-6, 2020. (Friday 7:30pm Eastern Time through Sunday noon.) This online workshop will focus on practical skills that will enhance our ability to enter into deep, transformative worship. We will explore how we prepare for worship, how we center down, how to listen to each other …
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Opening to the Heart of Worship

Pendle Hill

Dec 4-6, 2020 A weekend workshop with Christopher Sammond (Friday 4:30pm through Sunday 1pm.) If you are seeking financial assistance to participate in this program, please click on the link for our Financial Assistance Application form, below. Do NOT register online. This workshop will focus on practical skills that will enhance our ability to enter …
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Manuscript-Writing Advent Weekend Retreat

Trinity Retreat Center

With Susan Kelly vonMedicus In illuminated manuscripts, like The Book of Kells and Dante’s Divine Comedy, text is supplemented with illustrations, decorated letters, borders, and figurative scenes in radiant colors and glowing gold and silver. The bright nature of these manuscripts helps us celebrate Advent and the symbolism of light during the dark, winter nights …
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Social Justice Programs – Online

Kirkridge Retreat Center

Kirkridge has a long history of and is committed to social justice, equity, and inclusion. Our fall programming weaves a thread of justice work throughout various programs and below, we have highlighted programs with specific social justice topics. Kirkridge will be offering online programming that is open to all. The registration link for the programs …
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Biblical Interpretation – Online

Trinity School for Ministry

Course Description An essential introduction to the Bible, its overall theology, historical context, and contemporary interpretation. After considering the overall biblical drama (its themes, shape, and historical claims), there will be a significant focus on how to interpret the Bible faithfully. In addition to regular class work focused on particular texts, the course will require …
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