In this free online course with ChurchNext.tv, learn how racism persists in America today. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva says it’s subtle, it’s harmful, it’s growing, and there are things that can be done to address it. Perhaps the most dangerous attitude adopted after the Civil Rights era was that racial equality had finally come to America.That’s what activist, author, and Duke University professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva contends. He was involved in the Trinity Institute’s 2016 conference, Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice. He says a new kind of racism has taken hold of American society, that’s subtle, persistent, and dangerous. In this course, Bonilla-Silva describes this new racism, how it got here, and what can be done about it.
Grace for Creation: The Episcopal Church’s response to the Environmental Crisis. In 2011, the House of Bishops issued a pastoral letter on the environment. In response, a five-week study course titled A Life of Grace for the Whole World has been created. You can download it for free here.
Better Questions, Bolder ExperimentsJuly 27-29, 2016, Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn. For many, it’s already happening. Whether Sunday morning finds them seated at work or at a coffee shop, in the bleachers or on a pew, they’re already rethinking churchgoing. And perhaps you are, too.Eight Mindfulness Practices for Effective Leadership with Norman Fischer: The Minnesota Zen Meditation Center is welcoming Norman Fischer, teacher, author, and former co-abbot of the world-renowned San Francisco Zen Center, to the Twin Cities for a business leadership workshop. Fischer is one of the founding designers of Google’s wildly successful Search Inside Yourself program, created to help people working in a corporate setting develop emotional intelligence based on mindfulness. The event is co-sponsored by United Seminary.
Appreciative Mutual Ministry Reviews with the Rev. Rob Voyle: a 5 week webinar on Appreciative Mutual Ministry Reviews with live tutorials on
Bexley+Seabury, an Episcopal center for learning and discipleship, is hoping to offer scholarships especially for students from underrepresented populations. On Tuesday, March 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. CST, Bexley Seabury will host an Online Open House for prospective students. Our one-hour webinar will include presentations by leadership and faculty as well as student perspectives on the Bexley Seabury experience. More information and to register.