Pastoral Care with the Dying (and their loved ones)

Diocese of Rupert's Land (Anglican)

In this workshop for lay disciples involved in pastoral visiting, participants will discuss what the Church teaches about death and dying, prayer resources, and bringing the Christian hope to those who are grieving. This workshop will be online and will be led by Helen Holbrook and Colleen Matthews. Helen is a priest and experienced chaplain, …
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Ministry Leadership: Skills, Tools, and Theology for Church Leaders

St. John's College

Change seems to be the only constant in today’s culture, and this is true in the Church as well. Course participants will learn solid management tools including governance and polity through volunteer and disciple management. From there, we will engage with the latest writings on adaptive and transformative leadership theories and models and critically examine …
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North American Church History

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: HIS600 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Thursdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 Hours This course will explore the history of Christian churches in North America. The written histories of the churches will be studied in dialogue with the social context of such histories and the reflections of both church and …
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Paul

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: NT501 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Thursdays Time: 2:00 pm for 3 Hours This course will introduce students to the major themes of Pauline theologies represented by New Testament texts and, where appropriate, other New Testament and extra-canonical literature. These theologies will be situated in the social matrix of antiquity …
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Sacred Texts & Oral Traditions

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: IPT5/712 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Thursdays Time: 2:00 pm for 3 Hours Purpose: An introduction to sacred scripture and oral narrative in four traditions: Tanakh in Judaism, New Testament in Christianity, Qur’an in Islam, and Oral Stories in Indigenous Traditions. For each tradition, we will become acquainted with content, …
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Preaching & Eschatology

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: HOM/TH6/703 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Thursdays Time: 6:00 pm for 3 Hours In modernity, talk of heaven or hell or the afterlife has hung around theology like an embarrassing elder relative—they have every right to be in the house, but no one wants to talk about them. Yet one …
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A Secular Age

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: TH6/781 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Tuesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 Hours This seminar takes the form of reading and discussing Charles Taylor’s Templeton Prize Winning book, A Secular Age, as well as significant reviews/review essays and responses to it.  The book chronicles the rise of Western secularity, signal …
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Eco-Justice & Spirituality

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: SP/PT514 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Wednesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 Hours One way to define spirituality is  “an exploration into what is involved in becoming human,” describing “becoming human” as “an attempt to grow in sensitivity to self, to others, to the non-human creation, and to God who …
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Christian Ethics

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: ETH500 Dates: January 18, 2021 – April 9, 2021 on Thursdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 Hours When we encounter our own lives and the lives of others, several questions about responsibility and requirement are raised. Such questions often demand not only careful discernment but also decisive action. Yet many often wonder whether certain …
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