Message of Mission

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Faculty: The Rev. Marsha Roscoe This course uses the Book of Acts as a model for contemporary ministry in the communities in which God has planted us. Led by The Rev. Marsha Roscoe and The Rev. Richard Jorgensen.  

Difficult Texts: Confronting What the Bible Really Says About Poverty, Authority, and the Status Quo

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

The Kelso Community Conversation on Race and Faith OVERVIEW From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible proclaims justice and prosperity for the poor: the Exodus is a founding story of God being on the side of the poor and oppressed, the Deuteronomic Code offers commandments that say that how you care for your neighbor is how you …
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Knee-Deep in Flotsam: Reimagining Ministry Now That Everything Has Changed

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

We are all innovators now. Only a year ago, “sustainability” and “innovation” described extracurricular activities for churches—mostly niche projects that had minimal impact on the daily work of ministry. Suddenly, in 2020, innovation is what we all do—ready or not. We are exhausted and disoriented by this newness, not just because innovation is unfamiliar to …
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Hope and Healing: Responding to Mental Health Issues in Youth and Young Adults

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

This program will provide participants with the tools they need to offer spiritual care more effectively to youth and young adults affected by mental illness and mental health issues. Emphasis will be given to responding to issues, distributing resources, and inviting greater hospitality to and destigmatizing those with mental illness. Session 1 will focus on the skills …
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Where do I Fit in the Dream of God? A four-part book discussion on Facebook Live

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Join us on Facebook live for an opportunity to engage Verna Dozier’s book, The Dream of God: A Call to Return to re-connect and reawaken your sense of call as well as rediscover your discipleship. Read and reflect with members of the Commission on Ministry. Find the event on our Facebook page. For instructions on joining the …
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Winter 2021 Transformational Coaching Session

New Leaf Network

Lead From Transformation in partnership with New Leaf Network invites you to explore Transformational Coaching. Transformational Coaching is a 9-week online experience that equips you with coaching skills and practices while giving you transformational tools so you can better coach and lead from your own transformation. Transformational Coaching started in 2016 and has trained close …
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Retreat and Study: Praying with the Gospel of John

Society of St. John the Evangelist (SSJE) Monastery

This eight-week retreat and course of study will provide an overview of the Gospel of John and introduce participants to its major themes. These will be the starting points for our prayer during Lent, Holy Week and Easter Week. The Fourth Gospel is at the heart of the “Johannine spirituality” lived by the Brothers of …
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Core Team Training: Responding to COVID Winter by Building Mental Health Resiliency

Diocese of Calgary (The)

A well-known definition of resilience is the ability to adapt well in the face of significant sources of stress. However, equally important to our ability to build resilience is the ability to move towards meaningful actions when faced with stressful events. Join us as we explore the many ways that we can use community organizing …
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Vocational and Continuing Education Course Calendar

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

From the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania; these should be kept up to date for each term.