Introduction to Pastoral Care: Communication and Connectedness

Online: November 2 – December 21, 2020Videoconferences: Dates forthcoming Instructor in partnership with Leaderwise: The Rev. Dr. Cindy Halvorson From serving lasagna at the potluck to praying at a hospital bedside, pastoral care happens in contexts that are the most mundane, and the most critical, in our faith communities. This course is designed to introduce … More Introduction to Pastoral Care: Communication and Connectedness

Preaching Lab

Online: February 1 – March 22, 2021 Videoconferences: Dates forthcoming Designed for those who already have a little or a lot of preaching experience, this course invites you into a learning community, focusing on on specific dynamic in the experience of preaching that rotates each year. In Spring 2021, the topic will be: Preaching to Hold … More Preaching Lab

The Way of Jesus: How the Life, Ministry, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Make Christian Community and Affect Christian Practice

Online with the Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership (CALL): September 14 – November 2, 2020 Videoconferences: Dates forthcoming Many people in the Episcopal Church today are talking about a ‘Jesus Movement’—including the Presiding Bishop. What might that look like? Well-intentioned Christians sometimes use their knowledge about Jesus as a substitute for knowing Jesus. Episcopalians and … More The Way of Jesus: How the Life, Ministry, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Make Christian Community and Affect Christian Practice

Missional Leadership Lab

Online dates: Forthcoming Videoconferences: Forthcoming Instructor: The Rev. Tim Hodapp, Canon for Mission Collaboration, Episcopal Church in Connecticut Pre-requisite: Missional Leadership I. What might it be like to travel lightly together and join in what Jesus is already up to in the places where you live and work, play and pray? (Luke 10 and the … More Missional Leadership Lab

Layers: The Story of the Old Testament

Online: October 12 – November 30, 2020 Videoconferences: Dates forthcoming The Old Testament is perhaps one the most fascinating yet misunderstood parts of the church’s heritage. Many of us—both in and outside of Christianity—are somewhat familiar with particular stories, but we lack a clear portrait of the Old Testament as a whole. Additionally, modern approaches to … More Layers: The Story of the Old Testament

Intro to Preaching: Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday

Online Bootcamp: Course orientation: Tuesday, August 4, 7pm Central Time Sunday August 9 – Thursday August 13: 1 hr. per day at 7pm Central Time Participants should plan on 2-3 hours daily during Bootcamp for the live session, video, and sermon prep Online Course continues: Monday, August 10 – Monday, September 28, 2020. Participants should … More Intro to Preaching: Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday