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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Companion Café: Sustenance for the Journey

Virginia Theological Seminary

Companion Café: Sustenance for the Journey by Virginia Theological Seminary $90 Actions and Detail Panel $90 Event Information Join colleagues in ministry in guided conversation groups for connection during pandemic isolation. About this Event Offered through Lifelong Learning at VTS in partnership with The Retreat House at Hillsboro Are you feeling weary? Would you like …
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Iconography with Suzanne Schleck

Kanuga Conferences, Inc.

The gospel in line and color February 6-12, 2021 About the Instructor Suzanne Schleck of Whiting, NJ, returns for her thirteenth year of teaching icon painting at Kanuga. A retired public school art teacher, she has studied for more than 20 years with the Rev. John Walsted, master iconographer and expert on 14th to 16th …
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Signs, Symbols, and Sacred Spaces

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

OVERVIEW As we have redefined our worship spaces this past year, the implications of “sacred space” have become more important than ever before. For many worshipers, “going to church” no longer involves chancels or stained glass. Instead, computers and couches have transformed into pulpits and pews. We have been forced to recreate our sacred space in unexpected places. But what makes a space sacred? In our time …
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Spiritual Writing: Formation through Words

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

A Spiritual Formation Elective DATES Jan. 11 – Feb. 14, 2021 OVERVIEW This class will ask what, if anything, can make nonfiction writing “spiritual.” You will read selections from essays and memoirs in the spiritual writing genre and try composing your own versions of this material. How can we write about something so personal and …
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Illuminated Manuscript-Writing Weekend Retreat

Trinity Retreat Center

With Susan Kelly vonMedicus February 12-14, 2021 Register today Fee includes art materials package In illuminated manuscripts, like The Book of Kells and Dante’s Divine Comedy, text is supplemented with illustrations, decorated letters, borders, and figurative scenes in radiant colors and glowing gold and silver. The bright nature of these manuscripts helps us contemplate our …
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Congregational Mission

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

Pastoral leaders face the challenge and opportunity of leading parishes and congregations in mission. This course will introduce students to ideas and practices informed by the missio dei (the Mission of God), for the support of congregational mission. Themes covered will include the spirituality of mission, neighbourhood engagement, eucharistic missiology, and new monasticism.  

Growing in Relationship with God: An Immersion Experience; An Online Spiritual Formation Foundational Retreat

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

OVERVIEW During the online Immersion retreat, time is spent in four areas: academic, communal, personal, and practical. Another important facet is the opportunity to reflect on one’s spiritual journey in an intentional way through guided meditations, prayer, reflection, and journaling. While this class is open to all who wish to grow in deeper relationship with …
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Seeing and Believing: The Visual Arts in Christian Life and Ministry

Virginia Theological Seminary

“When Christians lost the power of art, they impoverished the church, they impoverished worship, and they lost one of the most powerful means of calling souls to God.” -Dana Gioia While the visual arts have served as a powerful resource for the church in past centuries, today they are often overlooked. In this course we …
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Transforming Questions of the Diocese of New Westminster Online Christian Formation Course

The Diocese of New Westminster

Can we question our faith? Who is Jesus? Is prayer answered? How do I read the Bible? Why is there suffering? What is a baptized life? After a successful pilot of this course last summer, Transforming Questions returns in January 2021. The pandemic has stirred up basic questions about life, faith, purpose, and God. In …
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