THE ART OF TRANSITIONAL MINISTRY – PART 2

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

OVERVIEW The Part 2 class is for pastors and religious leaders serving in a ministerial context characterized by transition in leadership, culture, context, and ministry who wish to broaden their understanding and skills for leading in the midst of change. Participants will use their current ministry settings for reflection as they hone skills to read, analyze, …
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WISE WOMEN’S WORK

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

OVERVIEW I want to be with people who submerge in the task, who go into the fields to harvest and work in a row, and pass the bags along, who are not parlor generals and field deserters but move in a common rhythm when the food must come in or the fire be put out. …
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Creating Safe & Affirming Spaces for Transgender Children

Kirkridge Retreat Center

A hybrid (in person & online) community event for teachers, counselors, chaplains, faith leaders & families This program is designed to create safe and affirming spaces for transgender or gender expansive children at home, school and faith communities. These are the 3 places children need to be affirming if they are to thrive. These are also …
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Contemplative Listening: The Foundation of Spiritual Friendship and Direction

Regent College

Scripture resounds with God’s call to “Listen!” The discipline and gift of listening is core to the art of spiritual direction, as well as to friendship, church life, and civic engagement. Yet few professional and academic programs teach us how to listen well. It is a spiritual discipline in need of revival. In the midst …
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Upcoming Retreats

Ignatian Spirituality Centre of Montreal (The)

Dear Retreatants, We are very happy to finally be able to share our offerings with you. We will be moving on June 1, 2022 from our current location at the Villa Saint-Martin to our new location, at the Ermitage Sainte-Croix, located at 21269 boulevard Gouin Ouest (Pierrefonds, QC H9K 1C1) on the lac des Deux …
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OPENING TO THE SPIRIT–introductory core prayer practices found in Tilden Edwards’ Living in the Presence.

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Whether you feel like a beginner or want to explore new ways of praying, this 6-session online course can help support your spiritual life. The six experiential sessions include enrichment and support for your daily practice through Weekly course material, including brief video teachings led by Carole Crumley and guided meditations and reflections from Tilden …
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Diocesan School for Parish Development – 2022 Summer Intensive

Sorrento Centre

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.  

List of Upcoming Events and Courses

Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (The) (SSJD)

Throughout the year, we offer a program of multi-day retreats (either guided or silent directed) and single day retreats called quiet days covering a variety of themes. As its name suggests, “Food for the Soul” is designed to feed the hungry spirit while encouraging growth, healing, and wholeness. All multi-day or single day retreats at …
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Richmond Conference of the Association of Anglican Musicians

Association of Anglican Musicians

Shall We Re-Gather At The River? Conference Highlights The Rev. A. Katherine Grieb, Ph.D. Conference Preacher The Rev. Dr. A. Katherine Grieb has taught New Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary since 1994. She is currently the Meade Professor in Biblical Interpretation. Previously, she taught for two years at Bangor Theological Seminary in Maine. She received her …
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Violence, War, and Christian Peacemaking

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

Jesus is clear that it is the peacemakers who are blessed, and this is what his disciples are to be. But Christians have disagreed for centuries as to just what it means to be a peacemaker. Does it mean that Christians are obligated to refuse the use of all violence? Does it allow for participation …
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