Engaging Ministry: Practices of Prayer, Worship, and Community

The Beecken Center of The School of Theology

Engaging Ministry: Practices of Prayer, Worship, and Community An educational-experiential series for clergy and laypeople. This two-part series consists of: The Heart of Ministry: Deepening Practice, Deepening Community (Jan. 30-31), Entering the Mystery: Planning Non-Traditional Worship (Jan 31-Feb 1)  According to the Episcopal Church’s Fast FACTs Trends (2007-2011) and Congregations Overview (2014), parishes that are …
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Exploring Paperless Music and Leadership Practices

Ghost Ranch Conference Center

Share a weekend of singing, worship, and learning in community with Sylvia Miller-Mutia, David Poole, and Paul Vasile. Together we’ll explore the ancient and new practice of paperless (oral/aural tradition) music leadership, sharing songs as people did before music or words were written down. – Learn leadership skills and strategies for sharing paperless songs in …
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Strangers & Angels Unaware: Demographic Change, Church Decline and Radical Hope (Free Webinar)

Canadian Council of Churches (The)

Rather than lamenting the declining attendance in our churches as a bad/sad thing, what if we see it as a Divine invitation to a radical new hope, a re-conceptualization of church in Canada. This webinar will present specific info on demographic changes and projections in the Canadian population, as well as patterns of church decline, …
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God’s Dwelling Place: A Desert Interfaith Pilgrimage

Ghost Ranch Conference Center

At the heart of all religions is a deep interplay between spiritual grounding and spiritual journey. Ghost Ranch, situated in a stunning high desert landscape and within a rich confluence of cultures and religions stretching back to prehistoric times, affords a perfect setting for exploring both place and pilgrimage. We will do just that in …
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Elevate

Kanuga Conferences, Inc.

Elevate: Creation Care & Environmental Justice To gather all those who seek to honor our role as stewards of Creation and live as servants to one another. This community will share stories from key players in the Church’s creation care and environmental justice work, offer resources from groups intimately involved, and develop intentional plans for …
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