Eyes Open: Exploring Prayer and Mission Together
February 28-29, 2020
Too often we are guilty of perceiving the relationship between the vertical reality of prayer and the horizontal reality of mission as an either/or. Engaging in both and learning how they integrate is essential to our growth as Christ-followers and to us more fully living out the reality of being the church
Philpott Memorial Church (84 York Blvd, Hamilton
Friday: 7-9pm (doors open at 6) Free; Saturday: 9am-3pm $25 (brown bag lunch); Children’s
Programming (3-10) $8/child
Details and registration at https://www.truecity.ca/
Prophetic Voices: Israel’s Prophets and the Struggle for Justice
April 25, 2020
Situate Israel’s prophetic tradition within its ancient context, drawing on the best of biblical scholarship and look at how the church can learn from the voice and the witness of the ancient prophets when addressing the injustices plaguing our contemporary society.
Renison University College - 10am to 3pm
Understanding Conflict Foundations
May 4-5, 2020
This highly interactive and educational workshop invites you to consider the building blocks that create conflict and those that assist or detract in conflict's resolution. The workshop includes reflection, conversation, and exercises as conflicts are studied and models for addressing conflicts are considered. Significant time will be given to skill building for effective speaking and effective listening.
Conrad Grebel University College, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Cost: $650 + HST Details and registration at https://uwaterloo.ca/conflict-management/workshops/all-workshops-offered/understanding-conflict-foundations
Passing Ideas and Practical Advice Between Planters, Practitioners and Their Teams
May 28-29, 2020
New Leaf Network and McMaster Divinity College are partnering to help planters and starters form and deepen their new and existing ideas and communities through panels, workshops and storytelling.
McMaster Divinity College, 280 Main St. W, Hamilton
Tickets: $65 (before March 31) $75, ($85 at the door)
Details and tickets at https://www.newleafnetwork.ca/events/thetable/
Invite Welcome Connect Summit
June 10-12, 2020
Rooted in the gospel directive to “Go and make disciples of all nations,” Invite Welcome Connect utilizes the God-given resources of a community to help build the Body of Christ, providing a practical theological framework and comprehensive process for engaging communities in the all-important disciplines of evangelism, hospitality, and belonging. The 2020 Summit will feature informative workshops led by seasoned practitioners of Invite Welcome Connect.
University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
Details and registration at http://beeckencenter.sewanee.edu/events/summit-2020
Leading the Church Through Transformation, Change and Renewal
September 22-23, 2020
This workshop explores the dynamics of leading change as well as drawing from both the congregational life cycle and the rhythms of the journey of renewal.
Conrad Grebel University College, 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $275 + HST
Details and registration at https://uwaterloo.ca/conflict-management/workshops/all-workshops-offered/leading-church-through-transformation-change-and-renewal
Invite Welcome Connect Workshop
October 16 & 17, 2020
Mary Parmer offers a one-day workshop to get your parish started on this transformative ministry…evangelism that reflects us as we are called to be as Anglican Christians. Offered by the Diocese of Niagara in partnership with the Diocese of Toronto. Details to follow; save the date!
More information about Invite Welcome Connect at www.invitewelcomeconnect.com
Diploma in Christian Studies – Wycliffe College, Toronto
Christian Studies is a graduate diploma program (10 Master’s level credits) intended for lay people who wish to increase their knowledge of the Christian faith, develop skills in practical ministry, and integrate their faith with cultural and professional endeavours. This one-year graduate level program normally requires at least a three-year undergraduate degree in order to be considered for admission. The Diploma in Christian Studies can be done entirely on a part-time basis over the course of six years and can now be completed entirely online.
For more information: https://www.wycliffecollege.ca/programs-courses/academic-programs/diploma-christian-studies-dipcs
The Certificate in Missional Leadership and Formation
A cohort-based program which fosters skills in discerning mission, understanding culture, cultivating formation, and facilitating change. This program engages with leaders in the church who want to respond effectively to the significant challenges facing the church today. New cohort begins this fall so register now!
For more information: https://www.wycliffecollege.ca/programs-courses/academic-programs/certificate-missional-leadership-and-formation-cmlf