Social (In)Justice with Pádraig Ó Tuama

Trinity Church Wall Street

In today’s world—with today’s concerns and injustices—what does it mean for a faith community to hold fast to a practice, belief, and value of social justice? During this online retreat we will look at contemporary poems and stories, biblical texts, and examples of individuals who are trying—inspired by their faith, their pain, and their hope—to …
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The Georgia O’Keeffe Immersion: Walking, Writing and Reflection in O’Keeffe’s Footsteps

Ghost Ranch Conference Center

Per public health orders, only New Mexico residents or out of state visitors who have quarantined for 14 days may visit the ranch. Spend a few days immersed in the environment that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe: walk the land she loved and painted, reflect upon the quiet beauty and record your observations in a series of …
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The Diaconate

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

  The Diaconate is an online course for deacons, deacons in formation, and those wishing to be better grounded in a sound understanding of The Sacred Order of Deacons including especially, members of local discernment committees and members of Commissions on Ministry. The course will consider the history of the Order of Deacons—what is helpful …
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Financial Management for Parishes

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

  Unless people in parish leadership have business backgrounds where CEO/CFO-like leadership was required, most are not prepared with the knowledge or acumen necessary to ensure sensitivity, awareness, and accountability for the processes surrounding sound financial management and protection of church assets. Leadership is key to successful implementation, and is often a learned attribute. This …
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The Way of Jesus: Toward Christological Liturgy

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

This course will help students examine their own personal and corporate spiritual and liturgical practices and the ways in which they are connected to the life, ministry and teaching of Jesus. Southside Abbey a non-traditional church in the Episcopal tradition co-founded by the instructor, will be used as a case study. Register Instructor: The Rev. Robert …
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New Testament: The Parables

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

  The course explores the parables of Jesus in their historical, cultural, and literary contexts. A study of specific parables will determine the theological themes, codifications for social reform, ethical lessons in them, and their significance for the Church and society today. Register Instructor: Dr. Peter Ajer Peter Claver Ajer was born and brought up …
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Old Testament Overview

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

  This course is offered in response to requests to provide an orientation to the Old Testament Scriptures for those with limited exposure to and knowledge of its content. Orientation to the whole Old Testament in the space of seven weeks is possible only by seeing it from many different perspectives—sometimes looking at the whole …
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Systematic Theology

Church Divinity School Of The Pacific (The)

  Systematic theology seeks to tell a single story about God and God’s activity in the world from Creation to the Eschaton. There are points within that story that we will focus on, particularly as it comes to gaining clarity about God’s activity. The person of Jesus Christ as the central and seminal activity of …
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