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 Conflict Advanced

Credence and Co.

Facilitator: Betty Pries 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 …
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The Deacon’s Path

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

This 10-week online course is designed for those exploring the ministry of deacon and priest and is a requirement for those in the certificate program for the diaconate. The course includes an historical understanding of the role of deacon, as well as an exploration of the role of the deacon in the “Jesus Movement in …
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Spiritual Practices

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Spiritual Practices for Today provides an experiential introduction to classical Christian spiritual disciplines that nurture intimacy with God. Becoming familiar with some of Christianity’s rich spiritual traditions, and through personal experimentation with various classical prayer-forms and disciplines, students will be better equipped to develop a prayerful Rule of Life. Because significant components of this course …
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Understanding Conflict Foundations–ONLINE

Credence and Co.

Facilitator: Paul Okoye  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 …
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The Diaconate

Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership (CALL)

The Diaconate is an online course for deacons, deacons in formation, and those wishing to be better grounded in a sound understanding of The Sacred Order of Deacons including especially, members of local discernment committees and members of Commissions on Ministry. The course will consider the history of the Order of Deacons—what is helpful and what is …
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Facing Choices: Ethics in the Anglican Tradition

Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership (CALL)

Ethics in the Anglican tradition draws on a rich history of discourse as we strive to engage with our faith, living it out in an imperfect world and Church. Whether we are struggling to justify sacramental liturgy and church hierarchy in the face of Puritan attack, or determining church policy on inclusion of women and LGBTQIA+ people, Anglicans …
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Navigating Conflict: Speaking the Truth in Love

Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership (CALL)

Reconciliation is the mission of the Church; and reconciliation is not the absence of conflict but rather the navigation of it. When approached with skill and grounded in Christ’s love, conflict is a healthy process through which we fully encounter our neighbor, we learn about ourselves, and ultimately leads to unity amidst difference. In this …
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Anglican Approaches to Ministry

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

The history of our Church centers on 2 books: The English Bible and The Book of Common Prayer. Learn how Episcopalians read these two books and how that knowledge shapes our ministry. Scholarship funds to help you  pay for this course are available if you can demonstrate need and if you are a member of …
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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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