“A Bus-load of Faith”: A Deeper Dive for Parish Leaders

Diocese of Rupert's Land (Anglican)

Join us for a three-part Zoom seminar entitled “A Bus-load of Faith” led by Bishop Geoff Woodcroft, Ryan Turnbull, and Wilson Akinwale. In session one we discuss how the Lord is at work in us as we live into our baptismal covenant. As we are supported by our brothers and sisters in Christ we discover that …
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Emotional Intelligence in Tumultuous Times

Luther Seminary

We’re dealing with a pandemic, climate change, and an economic crisis. The names of Black Americans killed by police officers have once again become rallying cries for justice. A presidential election has highlighted just how divided our nation is. After everything that has happened this year, you may have found yourself becoming emotionally disconnected – …
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Intensive: The Art of Children & Youth Ministry

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: PT126 Dates: January 28, 2021 – January 30, 2021 Thur 6-9pm; Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-3pm Ministry with those in the first third of life requires significant skill and creativity in order to be effective.  If we imagine this ministry as a work of art, we lean toward practices that help us create meaningful programs …
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Queen's House Retreat and Renewal Centre

Presenter: Simon Lasair Creative Arts Guide: Jean Epp-Gauthier Thursday evenings November 5, 12, 19, 26 January 14, 21, 28 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A seven-part series offered on Zoom $70/seven sessions A minimum of 12 participants are needed to offer each program Registration deadline: November 2  

Mental Health and Conflict in Faith Communities–ONLINE

Credence and Co.

Facilitator: Marg Van Herk-Paradis As the awareness of mental health challenges grows in the church, church leaders require skills and tools to navigate the intersection between mental health and conflict. This two-morning workshop addresses such questions as, “How does mental health impact how we approach conflict?” and “What strategies and tools can be deployed when …
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Congregational Mission

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

Pastoral leaders face the challenge and opportunity of leading parishes and congregations in mission. This course will introduce students to ideas and practices informed by the missio dei (the Mission of God), for the support of congregational mission. Themes covered will include the spirituality of mission, neighbourhood engagement, eucharistic missiology, and new monasticism.  

Knee-Deep in Flotsam: Reimagining Ministry Now That Everything Has Changed

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

We are all innovators now. Only a year ago, “sustainability” and “innovation” described extracurricular activities for churches—mostly niche projects that had minimal impact on the daily work of ministry. Suddenly, in 2020, innovation is what we all do—ready or not. We are exhausted and disoriented by this newness, not just because innovation is unfamiliar to …
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Difficult Texts: Confronting What the Bible Really Says About Poverty, Authority, and the Status Quo

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

The Kelso Community Conversation on Race and Faith OVERVIEW From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible proclaims justice and prosperity for the poor: the Exodus is a founding story of God being on the side of the poor and oppressed, the Deuteronomic Code offers commandments that say that how you care for your neighbor is how you …
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Images of Diakonia: Interpreting the Sacred in Church and the World

Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership (CALL)

Diaconal ministry has at its heart connecting Christian scripture and tradition with the needs, hopes and concerns of the world. Using a framework of five key images, students will strengthen awareness of the sacred in the Church and the wider community, invigorate their practice of diakonia, and gain confidence in engaging others to do the …
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