Introduction to Chaplaincy

Acadia Divinity College

CHAP 5023 An overview of the profession of chaplaincy, exploring the diversity that exists in this ministry. A variety of specialists will be involved in the course instruction through discipline-specific didactics, including prison chaplains, airport chaplains, military chaplains, university chaplains, and chaplains who are involved in the business, sport, and healthcare sectors. Students will be …
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The Lost Art of Community-Building: A Study of Paul’s 1 Thessalonians–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

In the midst of what Aetna Insurance calls a “loneliness epidemic,” which has only been exacerbated by a global pandemic, with political polarization of historic magnitude wearing away connections, we could all use a primer on how to build robust community. Blessedly, that’s what the apostle Paul did for a living. His First Letter to …
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The Anger Iceberg

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

Getting Angry is only the tip of the Iceberg. Anger is a secondary emotion. Understanding the cause of anger is the first step to managing it. This Workshop will identify the causes of anger and explore our own beliefs and patterns of response. Learn how to respond to anger on a day-to-day basis in a …
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Male and Female in Christ

Regent College

Explore New Testament texts on sex and gender, marriage, singleness, and more with contemporary questions of sexuality in mind. Discover how Scripture speaks to—and also queries, subverts, and transforms—contemporary concerns of embodiment, sexuality, gender dysphoria, and similar issues. Gain insight and thoughtfully integrate this knowledge alongside contemporary approaches to questions of sex, gender, and sexuality. …
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Longing for Shalom: Musical Lament in the Christian Imagination

Regent College

Explore how lament deepens and enriches the Christian longing for shalom, God’s setting right of the world. Together we’ll study various artists who have utilized the biblical categories of shalom and lament to develop a complex language of grief and lamentation—particularly through music. Discover the centrality of hope in these artistic responses, hope that emerges …
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Sorrento Summer Programs, 2022

Sorrento Centre

This link provides a summary of their programs for this summer, and links to further details.  

Ministry from the Inside Out

Credence and Co.

“The success of an intervention depends on the interior condition of the intervener.” (William O’Brien) Is this true? If it is, it could be read to say, “The success of a church depends on the interior condition of its leadership.” How are we as leaders (whether paid or lay) – attending to our interior journeys …
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START: Suicide Intervention Training

TEC/ECUSA--Episcopal Church of the USA

Since the last General Convention the Department of Faith Formation staff of The Episcopal Church have been convening a working group to address the Suicide Prevention initiative named and funded in resolution GC#2018-C014. We are now on the second wave of recruiting training participants as we enter a new year in the midst of pandemic. …
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Understanding, Exploring, & Managing Bias and Burnout: Via Webcast | A SELF-GUIDED COURSE

Luther Seminary

You like to be productive, so you’ve learned to stay busy. It’s nice to feel needed, so you never say “no.” Your job is to care for everyone, so you neglect your own well-being. Until you can’t. Burnout makes it hard to manage much of anything well, and that includes our built-in biases and default …
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Intentional Community Setting for Sabbaticals, etc

Crieff Hills Retreat Centre

Crieff Hills offers a unique opportunity for those seeking an extended opportunity of rest and renewal. Ruth House is now the home of an intentional Christian community where residents may live for three, six or twelve months sharing a healthy rhythm of worship, work and rest. This comfortable home has a full kitchen, living room, …
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