Violence, War, and Christian Peacemaking

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Jesus is clear that it is the peacemakers who are blessed, and this is what his disciples are to be. But Christians have disagreed for centuries as to just what it means to be a peacemaker. Does it mean that Christians are obligated to refuse the use of all violence? Does it allow for participation …
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Make Me an Instrument of Peace: Civil Discourse Training

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Civil discourse is a critical part of engaging in our civic life together, as it can help us to bridge partisan political divides, learn from one another, and create better solutions to the problems in our communities. But what is civil discourse? Is it different from civility? Based on the online class created by The …
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Lay Ministry Certificates Program

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Interested In Exploring Lay Ministries? All Christians are called to love and serve others.  For some that takes the form of ordained ministry as an Episcopal Priest or as an Episcopal Deacon.  For others there are a variety of ministries of the people in our dioceses, our parishes, or our communities.  However, there are a …
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Priest Certificate Program

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

For a comprehensive list of the competencies developed in our Priest Track curriculum, click here. Curriculum – Priest Track One of the special gifts of the Stevenson School is its ability to support you in the path towards priesthood without assuming that you are going to leave full-time employment or relocate to a traditional seminary.  …
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Deacon Certificate Program

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Curriculum – Deacon Track Fulfilling all the requirements of the Stevenson School for a certificate does not guarantee your ordination.  Your Bishop and your Commission on Ministry will make final determinations.  However, our curriculum leading to a certificate is an ideal way to prepare you for this ministry. To apply for this certification track, please …
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Anglican Studies Certificate Program

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Lancaster Theological Seminary and the Stevenson School for Ministry offer an Anglican Studies certificate program at the Seminary as a collaborative venture to prepare students for service in the Episcopal Church. The program supports a variety of Episcopal ministries ranging from priesthood and the diaconate to pastoral care, educational and lay ministries. The Certificate in …
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Vocational and Continuing Education Course Calendar

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

From the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania; these should be kept up to date for each term.