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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Cultivating Sanctuary: A conversation on preventing and responding to Sexual Misconduct by Church Leaders

New Leaf Network

Disclosures of sexual misconduct and sexual abuse by church leaders, particularly in evangelical circles, are rising. Each new report makes it devastatingly clear that we, the body of Christ, have a problem we must confront and resolve in order to better protect members and respond well to sexual misconduct. When sexual misconduct by a church …
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Conference: Addiction & Faith with a focus on Trauma

Center of Addiction and Faith

A Hybrid Event Attend In-Person in Bloomington, MN, or Virtually On-line Up to 9 CEUs Available ​​About the Conference “This is a professional conference for faith leaders to learn about addiction and how to best respond. Everyone is welcome as we strive to educate faith communities with what they need to help those addicted.”    …
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LIVING WORD, LIVING WAY–6-session online course led by Patience Robbins

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Join leader Patience Robbins as she guides you through the use of lectio divina, walking meditation, the practice of gratitude, and intercessory prayers. Would you like to open more fully to God in your daily life? Do you wish to develop or deepen a consistent spiritual practice? Are you looking to connect with authentic spiritual …
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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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Connecting with Self and Others After Adversity

Canadian Mennonite University

With Carolyn Klassen, a Winnipeg therapist and speaker at Wired for Connection. Her many years of providing therapy provide her with a wealth of knowledge about people—including topics like grief, pain, anxiety, depression, joy, and grace that are not easily or often spoken about in polite company. She has a master’s degree in therapy, is …
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Dementia and Spirituality: Loss, Love, and Navigating Change Together

Canadian Mennonite University

With Jane Kuepfer, RP, PhD, MDiv, Schlegel Specialist in Spirituality and Aging with the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and Conrad Grebel University College. Kuepfer is a spiritual director, an ordained minister, a registered psychotherapist, and serves as a spiritual care provider in a retirement home, alongside her teaching and research roles.  Within 10 years …
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Black Women’s Radical Self-Love (Mini) Virtual Retreat Series Fall 2022

Kirkridge Retreat Center

Details & Online Registration Program information Although we live in incredibly challenging times—and as black women we continue to be some of the people experiencing the greatest challenges in our world—we are not powerless. We can help change the world by changing how we feel about ourselves. Remembering our own self-worth is one of the …
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ReNew 2023–“It Is Well” – Honouring Singleness and Marriage

Canadian Mennonite University

Rev. Dr Lina Toth (Assistant Principal and Lecturer in Practical Theology at the Scottish Baptist College, UK and Senior Research Fellow at the IBTS Centre, The Netherlands) will offer three presentations, addressing the church’s convictions about singleness, marriage, and weddings. The two-day conference will also offer pastoral renewal through Bible studies, worship, workshops, congregational stories, meals, …
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WISE WOMEN’S WORK

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

OVERVIEW I want to be with people who submerge in the task, who go into the fields to harvest and work in a row, and pass the bags along, who are not parlor generals and field deserters but move in a common rhythm when the food must come in or the fire be put out. …
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