Ground yourself in Scripture

by guest blogger and SFF summer intern Christy Stang Deepening Roots: Becoming Grounded in Scripture Any type of spiritual programming will inevitably teach you something. Not every program, however, gives you the experience you need to put down roots in your theological heritage and to find your place within the church’s story. Deepening Roots provides … More Ground yourself in Scripture

Lay Leadership Day

Building effective practices for vibrant communities Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 9am – 3pm | ECMN Gathering Space, Minneapolis | Free On February 17th, join over 100 leaders from across the state to get the practical tools and resources you need to lead and serve. We gather because we have so much we can learn … More Lay Leadership Day

Building Bridges Across Culture and Race

Building Bridges across Culture and Race Online: February 4 – March 25, 2019 In person:  9am – 2pm, Saturday, March 2 in Faribault, AND 9am – 2pm, Saturday, March 23 at St. David’s in Minnetonka Videoconferences: Attend one from each pair: February 11th, 8-9am or February 14th, 6-7pm March 12th, 8-9am or March 14th, 6-7pm Instructors: Richard Webb M.Ed. and Carrie … More Building Bridges Across Culture and Race


Open to anyone, including those in formation for the diaconate and priesthood, as well as deacons and priests who would like a refresher! Some reading and/or preparation may be set for each practicum at the instructor’s discretion. Cost: Each practicum costs $50.       Diaconal Practicums Check back here for more information! Priestly Practicums … More Practicums

Missional Leadership Lab

A hybrid practice group Meeting online: October 8, 2018 – June 7, 2019 Meeting by videoconference twice, dates TBD Meeting in person twice from 9:30am – 2:30pm: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Saturday, February 2, 2019 Location in Collegeville or in St. Paul, depending on enrollment Looking to connect with others who are trying on new ways … More Missional Leadership Lab

Orientation to Moodle

For new students in the School for Formation and anyone who plans to attend School for Formation courses. Guy Drake will walk you through the mechanics of the online platform we use for our courses, as well as key practices and habits that make online learning successful. Date: 9am – 12pm, Saturday, August 5, 2017 Location: Heritage … More Orientation to Moodle