Registration is open for Fall 2020 Pathways online courses at Union Presbyterian Seminary. These courses open to all, including individuals seeking further knowledge. They also are appropriate for people desiring to become commissioned ruling elders. Each course meets weekly for five weeks, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Two courses, Biblical Interpretation and Polity & Administration, begin in September. Two others, Reformed Theology/Church History and Teaching the Bible, start in October.
Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18
The Board of Pensions is offering online seminars as an alternative to its usual weekend retreat. Available to active and retired Benefits Plan members including their spouses, Well-Being Respite is a virtual space to pause, learn, reframe, and connect. The session on September 16 will focus on spiritual wholeness. In October and November, the sessions will address vocational, emotional, and physical health.
Learn about ministry in Eastern Europe through the Presbyterian Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia (BURM) Mission Network (formerly the Russia Mission Network). The network's annual conference will be held virtually this year. Topics include outreach to marginalized peoples, peacemaking with youth, and climate change/ecology. The free event occurs September 17-19.
Sept 22-Oct 6
Stewardship Kaleidoscope is an annual conference for all who are passionate about stewardship and generosity. Join the 2020 conference online on September 22, September 29, and October 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hear from leading thinkers exploring the opportunities for growth in stewardship even in the midst of profound social change. The cost is $45, which includes access to recordings of the speakers and the question and answer session following the final week of the series.
The South Central Region of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators is hosting a three-day virtual workshop called “Dipping Deeper Into the Well of PC(USA) Ministries”. The workshop is recommended for Christian educators, pastors, volunteers, and anyone else interested in learning about denominational resources available for Christian education and formation in the local church.