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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.).
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.
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.