Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Nurturing a Community of Belonging

Recognizing that our social structures and personal biases can get in the way of commitment to respecting our colleagues and community members, this interactive workshop will engage themes of prejudice, power and privilege in a manner that honours all voices in the room while also challenging the biases and structures that privilege some over others …
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Indigenous Ways of Knowing – Cultural Celebration and Drum Making

Start your spring with a weekend of indigenous ways of knowing and traditional drum-making for adults! Our Friday evening begins after dinner with a smudge and a story by First Nations Knowledge Keeper, Bernice Jensen. Over the weekend, Bernice will guide authentic First Nations drum and rattle making while sharing traditional knowledge about the drum …
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Voices in the Wilderness

This, one of a kind course, will feature content experts on Black History, Theology and Culture within the Canadian Church. It will open up conversations that are at the heart of issues of diversity, inclusion and future ministry in Canada. Due to the importance of this course’s content, we have decided to open up FREE …
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Intergenerational Wholeness for Asian Americans

Integrative Approaches to Christian Spiritual and Mental Health Formation Is migration a form of trauma? How does the migration experience of the first generation continue to affect the second and third generation family members? How do these formative social conditions challenge our Christian practices of spiritual formation, discipleship, and leadership for the Asian American faith …
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2024 International Black Clergy Conference

Save the date for African Descent Ministries’ (ADM) 2024 International Black Clergy Conference. This important upcoming conference and educational event will convene at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Camden Yards, Baltimore, Md., April 8-11, 2024. The International Black Clergy Conference is a triennial event. In addition to bishops, priests, and deacons from The Episcopal Church, …
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Pastoral Care with Marginalized Communities

This course focuses on practical and theological foundations for engaging authentically and meaningfully with communities where life experiences, identities, and/or demographic characteristics reveal a social divide that can preclude others (and ourselves) from recognizing their full humanity.  Readings and other course content integrate literature from social science, practical theology, and personal narratives of experience.  The …
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