Columbia Theological Seminary will present a series of lectures, “Ties that Bind – The Presbyterian Church and Race,” at Montreat Conference Center July 18-21. The presentations will discuss the ways African American and European American descendents in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have related to each other and the ways these patterns shape ties in the church and the world.
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The Field Education Office at University of Dubuque Theological Seminary provides access to ministry opportunities from a variety of denominations. Information regarding full- and part-time ministry opportunities locally and nationally is presented. Each job listing is posted online for three months and is available to current students and graduates. Get details →
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will offer “Emotional Intelligence and Human Relations: Leadership Skills for Congregational Life” Aug. 22-26. The intensive five-day course will be spent mainly in small groups with facilitators. The course will focus on five areas of emotional intelligence as keys to improving leadership effectiveness for faith-based leaders. Learn more →
Continuing education at McCormick Theological Seminary blends individual lectures and series, short-term courses and new certificate programs in executive leadership and environmental ministry and leadership. Programs challenge participants in key areas and expressions of their faith, while also offering opportunities to grow deeper. Check availability →
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers a wide variety of resources to the community, including audio and video clips of interest, such as chapel sermons and recent continuing education events, and seminary publications, such as the twice-yearly Panorama and weekly E-Prologue.
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Princeton Theological Seminary will host the ninth annual Joe R. Engle Institute of Preaching July 24-29. The institute welcomes Master of Divinity degree graduates who have been preaching between two and eight years. Applications are open to those currently serving a congregation or in some other ministry context, who have regular responsibility for preaching and worship, or who intend to seek such a call. Get details →
San Francisco Theological Seminary will offer the Horizons Bible Study on Sept. 10. The 2011 Horizons Bible Study author, the Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer, will lead a workshop on “Confessing the Beatitudes.” Along with the Bible Study, the event will include a special time for devotions.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary each year recognizes congregations for innovative ministry. Since 1991, 87 churches in 28 states have received these awards. Each of the eight awards carries a $1,000 prize to support the congregation in its ministry. The application and instructions are available only electronically. Download the brochure and application →
Auburn Theological Seminary has a number of resources for religious leaders, including clergy media training, clergy coaching programs and the Doctor of Ministry in a Multifaith Context. Auburn also recommends that those interested in pastoral training consider the part-time multifaith program for clergy and religious leaders at the Center for Pastoral Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Learn more →
The Juan de Valdés Library at Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico is a plentiful resource for seminarians as well as the general community. Its collection of more than 70,000 volumes of books and about 365 journal titles in biblical studies, theology and religion makes it the largest theological library in the West Indies. Most notably, the library includes the Historical Archives of Protestantism in Puerto Rico. Get access →