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Help more people find your church – learn about Google ads

Would you like to experiment with Google ads to make your church or organization easier for people to find online? Google offers several tools for non-profits through a program called Google for Nonprofits (enroll through a site called Tech Soup) and one of the tools available is Google Ad Grants. The Rev. Hunter Ruffin described some benefits of using Google advertising in the 2017 Advent/Christmas edition of the Common Purpose newsletter, and an upcoming webinar geared toward non-profit organizations addresses this…

8th-11th graders: apply for SUMMA Debate Camp at Sewanee

Do you want to dig deeper in your faith? SUMMA Student Theological Debate Society is inviting high school students who will be entering grades 9–12 next fall to apply for SUMMA Debate Camp, held July 17–25 at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. SUMMA Camp is a unique opportunity for students to explore their faith through intellectual channels, meet lifelong friends, and have fun on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. At SUMMA Camp,…

Opportunities to “take a class” at Brite Divinity School

Brite Divinity School at TCU in Fort Worth offers opportunities for taking a class as a non-degree-seeking student Promotional materials for the new “Take a Class” initiative describe two options: Special Student: Taking a course as a special student includes graduate-level credit, professor feedback, and all the perks and benefits of being a non-degree seeking student at TCU, etc. 50% tuition grants may be available. Community Auditor: Taking a course as a community auditor includes attending all class meetings but…
Godly Play Core Training 2017

Godly Play Core Training

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, will host a Core Godly Play Training course August 3-5. Anyone interested in learning this Montessori-based method of facilitating children’s learning is invited to register. A Godly Play Foundation participation certificate will be awarded upon completion of Core training. Core training is the essential training for all storytellers and doorpersons in the Godly Play room. WHAT IS GODLY PLAY? The Godly Play Foundation’s website describes the method of teaching in this way: Children have an innate…

Refresh your spirit Saturday at St. Luke’s in the Meadow

All are invited to take part in a Quiet Day hosted at St. Luke’s in the Meadow this coming Saturday, July 29 from 9-12. The time will consist of: Lectio Divina (which, in short, is a holy reading/ holy pondering of scripture.) Time to walk an indoor labyrinth. Labyrinths are a means of moving meditation. Some people find them a helpful tool for meditation or prayer. Space for personal prayer, journaling or practicing other spiritual expressions. Group sharing and discussion…