Learning (Page 4)

Learning (Page 4)

There are numerous opportunities for deepening your faith through study and learning offered by each congregation.

Check out the Scripture page, or learn more about prayer.

Would you like to dig more deeply into the Bible, church history, and theology? Check out the Education for Ministry course.

Look into resources for teachers if you’re leading others – or designing study for yourself.

Continuing education opportunities

Ministers Week at Brite Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth has announced speakers and workshops for the 2017 Ministers Week, February 20-23: “Re-envisioning Spirituality, Community, and Faithful Living.” Download the brochure to read about the speakers and worship leaders, take a look at the schedule, and register online. Brite also offers resources through its Lifelong Learning program and the Stalcup School of Theology for the Laity. Courses offered by Episcopal Seminaries Several in-person and online opportunities are available through Episcopal seminaries.…

Explore nativity scenes as a prayer resource

St. Alban’s in Arlington invites you to an Advent retreat “Exploring Nativity Scenes” on Saturday, December 17 at the Theatre Arlington Education Building, located at 316 W. Main St. The event is part of an occasional series exploring various methods of prayer. The retreat, from 9 am to noon, will consider the origins of nativity scenes, their use throughout the world and their symbolism. Bring $12 for supplies to make your own Nativity. Register with Dave Burrows by calling St.…

All Saints’ offers Godly Play training

Would you like to learn how to better guide children in encountering the Bible and their faith? Godly Play is a Montessori-based method for helping children explore through story and interactive play. The multi-day training for leaders is sometimes difficult for working adults to schedule, however, so the Core training can also be obtained over time by completing stand-alone modules. Register for individual modules to accumulate credit toward completion of Core Training. When earning Core Attendance Completion credit, modules may be attended in any…

Brite’s Stalcup School offers lectures

Brite Divinity School sponsors several lectures and other lifelong learning opportunities throughout the year for both clergy and laity. Here are three coming up: Finding Hope in the Midst of Communal Suffering Thursday, September 23, 2016- 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (with lunch) University Christian Church, Fort Worth How does one respond with care and hope when tragedy or disturbing events strike a community at large? Join Dr. Keri Day and Dr. Barbara McClure in delving into real life case studies…

EFM Mentor Training

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stephenville, TX is hosting a Mentor training event September 9-11, 2016 for prospective and continuing mentors in the Education for Ministry (EfM) program, as well as others interested in the program. Training options There will be two training events offered: Basic/In Service: Foundations of Seminar Life Formation: Ministry in Daily Life Please be reminded that Sewanee’s change in training requirements for experienced mentors may necessitate your taking basic training: “mentors must return to Basic In-Service after…
photos of three workshop presenters

Convention workshops announced

The 2016 Diocesan Convention is November 11-12 at All Saints’ Episcopal School. On Fire with the Spirit is the theme of this year’s convention. The convention will feature workshops open to all comers. Is your congregation struggling for ways to help deal with poverty in your area? Have you looked for ways to connect across a racial, class, or income gap, whether at church, at home, or at work? Have you wondered how to help the rest of the church…