CLAY 2021 – Save the date! August 19-22, 2021

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

SAVE THE DATE! August 19-22, 2021 Registration Opens January 2021 We will gather at TheSouthern Alberta Institute Of Technology in Calgary, Alberta on the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Stoney Nakoda …
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Facilitating Conversations on Race and Faith: The Sacred Ground Curriculum

Virginia Theological Seminary

Are you interested in reading, watching and learning about the history of race and racism in America and the impact it has on our world today – and engaging in meaningful conversation about change? Join an online cohort and explore a rich curriculum focused on Indigenous, Black, Latino, and Asian Pacific Americans as their histories …
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Graduate Certificate in Missional Leadership

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

The last 50 years have seen sweeping changes in technology, international travel, communication, and culture that have profoundly impacted how American Christians and their local congregations and parishes engage in God’s mission. In the decades leading up to the 1960s, denominational and mission agency executives conceptualized mission, assessed and prioritized needs, and made most of …
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Small Group Ministry: Leadership Development for Facilitators. How to create and maintain small groups

Virginia Theological Seminary

Now more than ever, small groups are a cornerstone of the church. In the first few hundred years of the church, small groups were the way in which the church gathered and disciples were formed. People would meet in homes for fellowship, share how they connected scripture to their lives, and grow spiritually with one …
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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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Understanding Conflict (Advanced)

Credence and Co.

This workshop, uses the two lenses of conflict drivers and conflict paradoxes, and considers seemingly intractable conflicts and their transformation.  Questions for consideration include the nature of intractability, de-escalation strategies, transforming intractable conflicts and engaging emotions. This workshop builds on Understanding Conflict: Foundations.  It is highly interactive, insightful, engaging and critical for all those who wish …
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New Leaf Design Shop for Church Planting

New Leaf Network

VISION We’re passionate about helping men and women start Jesus-centered communities of faith. For the past 10 years, we’ve had the honouring of equipping planters to join God’s mission in the renewal of all things, inviting others into compelling environments of shared life, radical discipleship and courageous mission. The New Leaf Design Shop has been …
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Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) is a flexible graduate-level, two-year degree program that equips women and men for leadership in ministry in congregations and other settings. To complete the program, each student produces a final project related to their ministerial context. The program provides grounding in core disciplines and the ability for …
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Spiritual Formation Certificate Program

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

For almost two decades, this cooperative program with Columbia Theology Seminary (Decatur, Ga.) has offered more than 600 laypersons and pastors the opportunity to enter more deeply into the life of the Spirit. Completion of this challenging program involves participation in an Immersion Experience, six elective courses, a practicum, and a pilgrimage. The Immersion class and electives …
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