Anglican Formation

Spring 2017

Students and faculty meet monthly in a retreat-like setting for prayer, mutual support, and holy conversation on topics related to the Anglican Christian tradition and how to inculcate spiritual practices that integrate heart, soul, and mind.

Anglican Formation course accomplishes our ability to stretch ourselves spiritually through reading assignments, reflections and responses to and from our peers. The course is required for students in the MDiv program who are seeking Holy Orders and other students who have permission from the director of formation.

Dates: January 26-27, 2017
Instructor: The Rev. KyungJa (KJ) Oh
Course number: PSF300

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Liturgy and Music: Theology and Practice

Spring 2017

This course deals with the principles and practices of worship in the Episcopal Church. The course covers the theology and practice of worship according to the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, its supplements, and supporting musical resources. Students will have an opportunity to develop competencies in leading worship, understanding it to be both expressive of and formational for those who gather for worship.

Dates: Feb. 17-18, March 17-18, April 21-22, 2017
Instructor: The Rev. Victor Conrado and Mr. Milner Seifert
Course number: ML302

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Strategies for Teaching the Bible

Spring 2017

Seminarians learn a great deal about the history and content of the bible but post-seminary can find it difficult to translate their learning into knowledge parishioners can use and share easily with others. This course will present six strategies for teaching the canonical story efficiently and impactfully in ways that lead to personal and communal transformation. Participants will both learn the content of the bible afresh and how to teach it to others using the same methods.

Dates:  Feb. 24-25, March 24-25, April 28-29, 2017
Instructor:  The Rev. Dr. John Dally
Course number:
ML451/651

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