Introduction to Koine Greek

This course gives students a working knowledge of New Testament Greek to assist their study of the New Testament for the sake of Christian teaching and preaching. This 10-week course will be taught by Collin Cornell on Monday nights from 8:30-9:30PM, starting on May 24. This course will be conducted weekly on Zoom. Class materials …
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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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Preaching

Preaching is a course on biblical interpretation and preaching. We study and preach on the readings from the Revised Common Lectionary from an Indigenous perspective. Each student will be assigned Gospel readings from the lectionary which they will study using the primary/secondary source material. Students will preach sermons in an Indigenous context, one extemporaneously. Preaching …
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Preaching and the Power of the Gospel: Grace, Sacramentality and Proclamation

The course will explore the practice of Christian preaching as a primary medium for “the Gospel” – the saving activity of God in the world – and will provide an opportunity to reclaim “grace” as the organizing principle for proclamation. Course will be taught in person at VST, and via Zoom for distance students (degree …
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Intercultural Preaching: Rethinking Preaching Conference 2022

The Centre for Religion and Its Contexts at Emmanuel College and Shining Waters Regional Council (The United Church of Canada) are pleased to host the second “Rethinking Preaching’ Conference with this year’s theme, “Intercultural Preaching.” The challenge of intercultural preaching in the midst of social crises defined by racism, colonialism, and ecological crisis has gripped …
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Master of Theological Studies

We are excited to announce that the faculty has just approved a new Master of Theological Studies (MTS) degree, which will replace our current MA(TS) degree program. The new MTS program builds on our historic strengths, while offering more focus and more flexibility. We’re taking this degree to the next level so that we can equip …
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