Deepening Spirituality in Our Parishes

Virginia Theological Seminary

Discover varied methods for nurturing the spirituality of congregations. About this event This event is brought to you by the department of Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary This online cohort will meet on four consecutive Thursday afternoons (Oct 7 – Oct 28) from 3 – 4:30 p.m. eastern. In 1971 Karl Rahner wrote, “The …
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Leadership Qualities from Miriam & Moses to Jesus & Mary: Vision, Courage, & Meekness

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

The Prophets Miriam her brother Moses, “the meekest man in Israel” (Numbers 12:3), lead Israel from slavery in Egypt to national identity under God. Miriam leads the people in celebrating God’s deliverance at the Red Sea (Exodus 15); Moses mediates God’s Laws to Israel. In 1st CCE Israel, the prophet Jesus teaches God’s laws as …
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Exploring how Saints of the Church reflect our Baptismal Covenant

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

In our Creeds, we profess belief in “the communion of Saints”.  This great cloud of witnesses represents the spectrum of humanity.  One thing they all have in common is a deep desire to reflect the love of Christ themselves into the world in which they lived. This 5-week course will explore the lives of selected …
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Toward Greener Faith: An Ecological Vision for Our Time

University of the South (Sewanee) (The)

How might we probe more deeply, at this historical moment, how love and care for the earth can be understood as central to our Christian faith and practice? Overview: Though it is common in church circles to hear earth care and sustainable living extolled in broad terms, as moral virtues honored as well by nonbelievers, we …
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Beginnings: Biblical Hebrew and Genesis 1-3

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

This online class introduces students to biblical Hebrew by closely reading and discussing the first chapters of the Bible: it is about beginnings—beginning Hebrew at the beginning of the Bible. Participants will learn the Hebrew alphabet and essential Hebrew grammar through weekly readings, tutorials, and homework on the texts of Genesis 1-3. No prior Hebrew …
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A Poet, A Priest–Retreat

Trinity Retreat Center

October 29-31, 2021 with the Rev. Spencer Reece In this retreat, the Episcopal priest and poet Rev. Spencer Reece discusses his spiritual and literary journey. He will connect literature to the Bible, uniting art and church in a way our culture has moved away from. The Rev. Reece will explore how poetry, AA, and Al-Anon led …
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“Spit and Mud: The Messy Miracle of Sight” (The Messy Miracle of Seeing Christian Racism)

Luther Seminary

How many times have you sung the words “I was blind but now I see?” If you’re like us, probably more times than you can remember, much less count. Have you ever stopped to think, though, “but now what?” What good is sight if it doesn’t give us vision? A vision for what’s really going …
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CALL Courses: Fall 2021

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

All courses available in the Fall of 2021 should be listed on the indicated web page.  

Level 1 Basic Skills Coach Training

Luther Seminary

Are you feeling a pull to coaching? Coaching can help leaders clarify vision, get unstuck, and live more fully into their God-given potential in all areas of life.  Coaching focuses on the principles of accompaniment and empowering the individual to discover their own potential and take ownership of living into this vision. Level One Basic …
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