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

 

Past Events

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

More information: utc.ca/event/kj-campbell-preaching-workshop-spiritual-and-religious-preaching-the-gospel-of-both-and/  

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

Speakers:
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/