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January 2015

Seminary Saturday

January 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall 101 and 109,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Proclamation Beyond the Pulpit Gerald Liu, Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Worship Arts Preaching is most often imagined as a speech act based upon biblical text and delivered by a pastor from a pulpit in a church building. But surely a single genre cannot capture the possibilities for proclaiming the love of God and love of neighbor. How does theological proclamation take shape in other ways, by other people, and from other places? Our workshop will proceed in three steps:…

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February 2015

Seminary Saturday

February 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall 101 and 109,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Ethics of Divorce: Rethinking Shame in Ecclesial Responses to Divorce Natalie Williams, PhD Candidate, Religion and Society, Drew Theological School Divorce is a reality among Christians as much as it is a reality among the general population. Some Christian church communities respond in supportive and loving ways to families experiencing divorce, often offering divorce support and individualized pastoral care. Yet, the official word on divorce in mainstream Christian churches in the form of doctrinal or church policy statements indicates that divorce…

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Classes without Quizzes

February 27, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall- 210,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Coach Approach to Ministry Dr. Anne Yardley, Certified Life Coac, Retired Associate Academic Dean, Drew Theological School Sarah Diamant, Administrative Librarian for Special Collections at Jewish Theological Seminary in NYC Have you ever envisioned yourself as a coach to the members of your congregation on their spiritual journey? What would it mean to incorporate coaching skills into your pastoral leadership? Sarah Diamant and Anne Yardley met during their training to become life coaches. They discovered their mutual interest in theological…

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March 2015

Seminary Saturday

March 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall 101 and 109,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Theological: Unlocking the Treasures of the Old Testament Apocrypha The Rev. Robert Corin Morris, S.T.B, D.D., Founder of Interweave, Summit, NJ Women who save Israel from its enemies! A young man who faces down demons to win the maiden! Valiant warriors who resist persecution and win freedom!  Cosmic hymns to the Divine feminine! All this and much more in this whirlwind tour of the books of the Old Testament’s “second canon” or “apocrypha.”  Not a part of most Protestant Bibles but include…

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Classes without Quizzes

March 20, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall- 210,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Choosing Happiness: Practicing Positive Psychology in the Church Rev. Dr. Charles McNeil, Retired UM Clergy, Psychotheraphist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Adjunct Professor So often psychology (either pastoral or secular) is used to diagnose and treat dysfunction and disorders, seeking to eliminate (or at least minimize) distress. The other side of the continuum is to shine the light on and encourage that which is good (ala Philippians 4:8 “…whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is…

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April 2015

Seminary Saturday

April 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall 101 and 109,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Theological: Living in Solidarity with the Poor: Theologies of Downward Mobility  Dr. Chris Boesel, Associate Professor of Christian Theology In this seminar, we will look at examples of communities that have and are attempting to live lives of intentional downward mobility as a faithful response to the gospel of Jesus Christ – e.g., Sojourners, The Simple Way. We will look at the theologies and experiences that inform this faith commitment, attempt to assess the promise, challenges and limits of such a…

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Classes without Quizzes

April 24, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary Hall- 210,
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Intentional Intergenerational Ministry Sherri Shumate, Adjunct Instructor of Christian Education In many churches, programs are grouped by age and interest (children’s ministry, singles ministry, older adult ministry, etc.) This course will explore the opportunities and possibilities for intentional, intergenerational ministries. We need each other and the gifts, wisdom, and insights, of different ages, interests, and seasons. This course will explore ways to reclaim intentional, intergenerational community in worship and educational ministries. Together learners will discover, reflect, and wonder about ways…

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