Guilt, Shame, and Storytelling

Luther Seminary

Faced with an opportunity to tell an uncomfortable truth, a lot of us feel the need to “clean it up” before sharing. When that happens, we end up creating edited, sanitized versions of our stories that ultimately leave us feeling cut off from our community. More often than not, guilt and shame are the things …
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On Sabbatical: Three-Month Program

Tantur Ecumenical Institute for Theological Studies Jerusalem

September 2nd – November 27th, 2020 September 2nd – November 27th, 2021 The Three-Month program enables the participants the time needed for a more in-depth study of the various topics mentioned in “The Tantur Experience” as more classroom time is given to each topic.  Various other relevant topics are included both in a classroom setting …
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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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Going Deeper: Clergy Spiritual Life and Leadership

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

  Do you yearn to reconnect with your original call and passion? Are you searching for a more grounded way of embracing and responding to the challenges 
and blessings of ministry? Would you treasure a supportive and caring colleague group with whom to share your journey? Are you looking for a new way to live …
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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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Truth and Reconciliation Week

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

This year, Every Child Matters is growing from a single day to a full week of Truth and Reconciliation programming. About this event This year, we’re proud to announce that Every Child Matters is growing from a single day to a full week of Truth and Reconciliation programming. Last year’s unprecedented online event was attended …
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Opening to the Spirit: Contemplative practices, guided meditations and shared reflections to deepen your prayer life.

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Do you desire support and enrichment for your prayer life?  Do you wish to develop or deepen a consistent spiritual practice? Register now! Join Carole Crumley as she illuminates the introductory core prayer practices found in Tilden Edwards’ Living in the Presence. Weekly material will focus on nurturing presence through body, breath & mind (with audio …
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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.