Events and Webinars

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July 26, 2019
The recent shift in the political landscape of Alberta has sent ripples across the country. Our world seems more divisive than ever. How can we respond as loving and affirming faith communities? In a call-out culture, how do we call each other back into community? How can we get past our defenses, which seek to divide us, and lean into the discomfort of reconciliation and real healing in our communities? When the voices of religious intolerance, prejudice, and hatred seem to be growing louder, how do we amplify our voices as affirming faith communities and speak up for love and inclusion? You...
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August 8, 2019
The National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering is a forum for listening to and discerning the Creator’s plan; visioning; spiritual nurture; mutual accountability; inspiration; education; youth development; and expressing the voice of the Indigenous community on spirituality and ministry.
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September 19, 2019
This course provides participants with the information and skills to mentor individuals preparing for ministries by modelling pastoral practices, demonstrating congregational leadership, and offering spiritual guidance.
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October 16, 2019
Join CCS diaconal students and continuing studies students as they explore the role of story in personal growth and community-building, preaching as storytelling, scripture as narrative, and the arts in worship and education.
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October 24, 2019
Join CCS diaconal students and continuing studies students as they explore the history and diversity of Christian spiritual practices, private devotion and communal spirituality, discipleship, and companioning.
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November 8, 2019
Are you considering ministry in The United Church of Canada? Discernment retreats are a chance to briefly withdraw from your daily life and fully engage in discerning your call.
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January 3, 2020
Join CCS diaconal students and continuing studies students as they explore social location, individual and systemic power, social analysis, and the role of the prophet.
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April 15, 2020
Join CCS diaconal students and continuing studies students as they explore systems of oppressions (racism, sexism, heterosexism, colonialism, etc.), models of change, and theologies of resistance (liberation theology, feminist theology, queer theology, etc.).
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April 23, 2020
Join CCS diaconal students and continuing studies students as they explore ministry with various age groups, development theory, curriculum, youth ministry, children’s ministry, adult education, ministry with seniors, and intergenerational ministry.
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May 1, 2020
Join CCS diaconal students and continuing studies students as they explore intimate and familial relationships, sexuality and gender, family systems, weddings, covenants, relationship break-ups, and the role of minister as support.
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