Diocesan School for Parish Development – 2022 Summer Intensive

The School for Parish Development 2022 Summer Intensive is scheduled to happen as follows: (1) Virtual Sessions: July 25. August 1, 8, 15, 22; (2) ‘In-Person Sessions: August 28 to September 2, 2022 (Sunday to Friday). IMPORTANT: Registration includes all sessions and cannot be done for either virtual or in-person sessions only.  

Teaching Ministry

This introductory course focuses upon biblical and theological understandings of Christian education and community formation for discipleship and mission. It explores techniques, tools and technology for improving the effectiveness of those who teach and those who learn in a congregational setting. Teaching in your local parish is an energizing way to spread the Gospel. Sharpen …
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Feminist Leadership For Justice, Equity and Ecology

Women leaders across the globe are dealing with dispossession from resources, capabilities, and a form of discursive ‘development’ which is deeply rooted in a capitalist and patriarchal order. In the current milieu – as women leaders face further marginalization, cultural exclusivity, and the Covid-19 pandemic – we offer this online discourse hinged on power, patriarchy, …
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Indigenous Women in Leadership

Online Delivery Applications for this course are open to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit participants residing in Canada only.  Click here to apply  Click here for downloadable PDF Indigenous women traditionally held places of honour, respect, and leadership within their families and communities as our advisors and caretakers of life, lands, and resources. …
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Resource Development for Local Churches and Community-Based Non-Profits

Summary: When we answer the call of leadership to an NGO, a community-based non-profit or a local church, we accept the responsibility to raise the necessary financial resources to fulfill its mission. This course focuses on learning and applying resource development good practices within local churches and community-based non- profits. Its premise is that any …
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Ministry from the Inside Out

“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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Mentored Ministry 2

PAST 4023 This course guides students in the formation of pastoral identity and in the development of ministry skills.  This will be accomplished in class through the integration of theory and theology under the direction of the professor, and within a healthy local church or other approved ministry setting, under the mentorship of a pastor …
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Mentored Ministry 1

This course guides students in the formation of pastoral identity and in the development of ministry skills.  This will be accomplished in class through the integration of theory and theology under the direction of the professor, and within a healthy local church under the mentorship of a pastor. Minimum of 240 in-ministry hours required. May …
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