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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Roundtable Discussion on Multivocational Ministry

New Leaf Network

Are you currently in or exploring the idea of multivocational ministry? Do you serve a local congregation in Canada? Would you like to connect with other multivocational ministers? Be a part of the Canadian Thriving in Multivocational Ministry Project! Join the Roundtable Discussion! This is a brand new venture, so we want you to please …
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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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Who is my Neighbour? Theological Education in the Global Village of the 21st Century

McGill School of Religious Studies

THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN PERSON & ON ZOOM ZOOM INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED ON THE EVENTBRITE PAGE IN PERSON: MCGILL SCHOOL OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES BIRKS BUILDING 3520 UNIVERSITY STREET MONTREAL MORNING SESSION-THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY AFTERNOON SESSION-THEOLOGIGAL EDUCATION IN THE GLOBAL VILLAGE KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Morning Session: DR. R.A. HILL: Dean …
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Informal Coaching and Mediation Skills for Church Leaders

Credence and Co.

Instructor: Marg Van Herk-Paradis Conflict within churches can involve complex dynamics and highly-charged emotions, leaving those involved with deep hurt and pain. Often people from all “sides” of the conflict look to their pastors and lay leaders for assistance in helping to resolve these tensions. Being an “insider third party” – that is knowing the …
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What Next for the Church?

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

The Covid pandemic has raised new questions about the future of Christian ministry in a changing world. This interactive one-day conference is an opportunity to explore strategies for adaptive change in a new environment. The focus will be on connecting congregations with their local contexts, building inter-cultural community, and responding to ministry environments marked by …
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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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