Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9am – 3pm in Collegeville, MN
Susanne Watson Epting. Unexpected Consequences: The Diaconate Renewed. New York: Morehouse Publishing, 2015. (available new and used on-line) Please read the whole short book before the workshop. Every ordained leader in the church needs to know this book, and you may have already worked with it. If you cannot read the whole thing before we meet, please examine the chapter titles in the Table of Contents and read the Preface and Chapters 1, 8 and 9.
One additional short reading will be distributed electronically to those who register.
Bradley Peterson, PhD, is a historian of Christianity who teaches history of Christianity for the Episcopal School for Deacons and for the Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, both in Berkeley, California. He specializes in the 16th Century Reformation. His additional interests include monastic life, ordained ministry, liturgy and, more recently, Christianity’s theological and practical responses to the economic and social changes of the 19th Century.
Want to try out an online course too? Enroll in Church History: Wisdom for Mission Today and you can take part in this workshop for free.