Exploring how Saints of the Church reflect our Baptismal Covenant

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

In our Creeds, we profess belief in “the communion of Saints”.  This great cloud of witnesses represents the spectrum of humanity.  One thing they all have in common is a deep desire to reflect the love of Christ themselves into the world in which they lived. This 5-week course will explore the lives of selected …
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A Poet, A Priest–Retreat

Trinity Retreat Center

October 29-31, 2021 with the Rev. Spencer Reece In this retreat, the Episcopal priest and poet Rev. Spencer Reece discusses his spiritual and literary journey. He will connect literature to the Bible, uniting art and church in a way our culture has moved away from. The Rev. Reece will explore how poetry, AA, and Al-Anon led …
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Developing a Contemplative Prayer Life: A Twelve-Step Approach

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

The Reverend Canon Ian Mobsby One of the great challenges for all those involved in new forms of ministry, mission, fresh expressions of church, and forming missional communities is that it can be utterly exhausting. Missioners as activists are expected to make things happen often in very difficult contexts with scarce resources. Working in such …
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Adaptive Leadership in Anxious Times: Called to Lead When You Don’t Know Where You Are Going

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

he Most Reverend Colin R. Johnson In these unprecedented times, God continues to lead us in new challenges where the precedented ways of leadership are not always helpful. Yet, this changed and ever-changing world remains the object of God’s missional intentions. God’s Spirit continues to give us gifts for these ventures of faith. We can …
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Cultivating Missional Disciples: Christian Practice for Mission in Daily Life

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

The Venerable Dr. David J. Anderson God has a mission and invites Christian disciples to participate in God’s own life and work. Christian formation is all about being formed in this life and for this work. It is not a self-improvement project or self-help scheme. It is the work of the Holy Spirit in Christian …
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Kairos Fall 2021 Regional Gathering–Prairies North

KAIROS Canada

KAIROS Prairies North invites you to its annual gathering on November 20, Unpacking Settler Colonialism and Relationship to Land and Water. Friends, teachers, and co-conspirators Stan MacKay and Bob Haverluck will work with teachings and art to help us on the long inner and outer journeys of decolonizing and challenging settler colonialism. Elder Stan is from Fisher River Cree Nation …
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Missional Preaching

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

The Right Reverend Susan J. A. Bell How do we connect God’s mission, and therefore the mission of the church, with the culture in which we live and speak in ways that help people make sense of their lives and their purpose through the lens of the Gospel? How can our words as preachers help …
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Stewardship: A Faithful Response to God’s Mission

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

Gillian Doucet Campbell Stewardship is our faithful response to the mission of God. We can join in God’s mission with confidence and hope as stewards of God’s abundant gifts and invite others into that stewardship. What is God calling us to as individuals, as a parish, and as a diocese? We know there is a …
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Kairos Fall 2021 Regional Gathering–Atlantic

KAIROS Canada

KAIROS Atlantic presents its virtual regional gathering on Friday evening and Saturday, November 26 and 27. The gathering is entitled, Living Treaties: How we live into the Treaties and how Treaties live in us. Join us to hear provocative guest speakers and consider how our own lives are part of Treaty. Everyone welcome! More details to come. Contact connect@kairoscanada.org if you have questions.  

Master Class on Canadian Indigenous Realities and the Canadian Church with Ray Aldred

Food for the Hungry Canada

Course Description The Residential School tragedy highlights the need for senior church leaders to examine the Church’s prevailing Indigenous perspectives and practices. This course aims at helping build a healthy respect for Indigenous identity as “other”, neither vilifying or idealizing, but seeking to become an ally. Throughout this six-class course, you’ll explore the topics of …
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