Upcoming Clergy Continuing Education Opportunities
As you seek to further your continuing education and are looking for diverse opportunities, check out this page for listings of events and courses which count towards your continuing education program required credits.
Truth and Hospitality; Ethics for a Renewed Humanity – A Webinar Course in Theological Ethics
September 8 - December 8, 2016
Montreal School of Theology - United Theological College
Led by The Rev'd Carolyn Sharp
More Information: utc.ca/event/fall-2016-intro-to-ethics
The 3rd Global Conference on World’s Religions after September 11: From Faith to Interfaith
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Palais des Congrès de Montréal
This momentous event aims to remind us of the positive and uniting power of religion bringing together spiritual thought leaders from around the world. The distinguished speakers will discuss critical issues of faith in today's world and announce a Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions. Among the confirmed speakers are: Karen Armstrong, Deepak Chopra, Harvey Cox, Shirin Ebadi, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Charles Taylor.
More information and registration at: worldsreligions2016.org
2016 Stewardship Gathering
Queen of the Apostles Renewal Centre
Mississauga, ON - September 7 to 9, 2016.
A gathering for clergy and lay leaders to encourage generosity for the support of the mission of our church—inspiring, practical and rewarding.
Register now! anglican.ca/gifts/stewardshipgathering/
KJ Campbell Preaching Workshop –
Spiritual AND Religious Preaching the Gospel of Both-And
October 21-22, 2016
United Theological College, Montreal
Register by October 14th
21st International Congress on Palliative Care
October 18-21, 2016
Palais des Congrès in Montréal
Presented by Palliative Care McGill, this biennial Congress has earned its well-deserved reputation of being one of the world’s preeminent gatherings of palliative care professionals and others with an interest in the field.
More information: www.pal2016.com
Guided Retreat: Living the Blessings of Here and Now
Friday-Sunday, October 28-30, 2016
Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, Toronto
Registration Deadline: October 21, 2016
This is a retreat experience that draws upon the rich imagery and wisdom of scripture, Celtic spirituality, and the Story of the Universe. Using music, ritual, sacred clowning and storytelling, Monica and Hilary will engage participants in an awareness of God’s abiding presence and blessings in the here and now.
More Information: ssjd.ca/retreat2016-1028-living-the-blessings
Embracing Reconciliation - Free Public TRC Lecture
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4-6pm
Birks Chapel, 3520 University Street, Montreal
Kahnawake Elder John Cree
Professor John Borrows
Professor Rebecca Johnson
Participants will learn about the TRC recommendations and how they may be meaningfully implemented in their personal and family lives and in their religious communities.
Professor Borrows is a recipient an Aboriginal Achievement Award in Law and Justice, a Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation, and a Fellow of the Academy of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada (RSC), Canada's highest academic honor, and a 2012 recipient of the Indigenous Peoples Counsel (I.P.C.) from the Indigenous Bar Association, for honor and integrity in service to Indigenous communities. John is Anishinabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada.
For more information: facebook.com/events/1235616556504547/