The Diaconate

Online with the Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership (CALL): September 16 – November 4, 2019 In person: Participation in the online course includes the workshop ‘Speaking our Faith,’ Saturday October 5, 2018, ECMN Retreat Center, Faribault. The Diaconate is an online course for deacons, deacons in formation, and those wishing to be better grounded in a … More The Diaconate

The Diaconate, Diakonia, and Why They Matter to the Church

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9am – 3pm in Collegeville, MN, Followed by a Deacon Call Conversation hosted by the Commission for the Diaconate — more details to come about this portion of the day. Participants in this workshop will review the history of deacons, deaconesses, and the revival of the diaconate over the last 150 years. … More The Diaconate, Diakonia, and Why They Matter to the Church

Pastoral Care: Advanced Skills

Online: August 5 – September 23, 2019 In person: Saturday, September 7, 2019, 8:30am – 3:30pm in Collegeville Saturday, October 5, 2019, 8:30am – 11:30am by Zoom videoconference. Instructors from our partnership with Leaderwise: Dr. Krista Redlinger-Grosse, Dr. Mark Sundby, and Dr. Pat Veach What’s the difference between pastoral care and pastoral counseling? What challenges … More Pastoral Care: Advanced Skills

New Testament Interpretation

Online with the Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership: January 21 – March 11, 2019 In Person: Enrollment in this online course includes the separate New Testament Workshop, ‘Meeting Paul in His Letters,’ Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Episcopal House of Prayer, Collegeville The New Testament stands as the key resource for preaching, theology, … More New Testament Interpretation

Missional Leadership Lab

A hybrid practice group Dates: 2019-20 online and in-person meeting dates to be announced Looking to connect with others who are trying on new ways of joining up with God’s mission? Join a community of other ECMN Episcopalians and journey together as you try out different practices and share learnings. Try new experiments in your … More Missional Leadership Lab

Missional Leadership I: Participating in God’s Life and Love for the World

Online: August 5 – September 23, 2019 In Person: September 7, 2019 at the Episcopal House of Prayer, Collegeville What is the church here for? How can we understand mission in a world in which the church no longer holds cultural privilege? What is God up to in the neighborhood and how are we gifted … More Missional Leadership I: Participating in God’s Life and Love for the World

Practical Christian Ethics

Online: April 22 – June 10, 2019 In Person: Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Episcopal House of Prayer, Collegeville What do you say to a young woman and her parents when they come to you for counseling about an unplanned pregnancy? Are there theological resources that either prohibit or support euthanasia? What does the Christian … More Practical Christian Ethics

Intro to Preaching: Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday

Online Bootcamp: August 4, 2019, 5pm Central: Orientation to Mighty Networks Monday August 5 – Friday August 9: Sessions will be M-F, 1 hr. per day, choice of afternoon or evening sessions Online Course continues with one videoconference meeting per week, August 10 – September 23 with a choice of meeting times and options for … More Intro to Preaching: Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday