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Classes & Workshops

Classes Without Quizzes

Classes without Quizzes offers seminarians, clergy, and laity the opportunity to explore vital topics that provide relevant and practical information to assist them in their ministries. Workshops will take place on Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., and refreshments will be provided.

  • Cost: $20 per workshop, $50 for any 3 seminars, or $100 for all six seminars. Drew seminarians may attend at not cost, but prior registration is required.
  • Continuing Education Units:  One CEU is available for the completion of all three Fridays (additional cost of $35); two CEUs are available for completing all six (additional cost of $70).
  • Location: Seminary Hall, Room 210

Schedule of Presentations for Fall 2014 – Spring 2015:

February 27, 2015

“A 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

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March 20, 2015

“Choosing Happiness: Practicing Positive Psychology in the Church” – Rev. Dr. Charles McNeil, Retired UM Clergy, Psychotheraphist, Licensed Marriage and FAmily Therapist, and Adjunct Professor

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April 24, 2015

“Intentional Intergenerational Ministry” – Sherri Shumate, Adjunct Instructor of Christian Education

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Seminary Saturdays

The Seminary Saturdays program at Drew offers churches and individuals the opportunity to gain perspectives beyond the local church. Each Saturday morning session will offer one workshop on a spiritual topic and one on a theological topic. The seminars run from 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon with a continental breakfast from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

  • Cost:  $30 per seminar, $75 for any three workshops, or $150 for all six. Drew seminarians may attend at no cost, but prior registration is required.
  • Continuing Education Units: One CEU is available for the completion of any three Saturdays (additional cost of $35). Two CEUs are available for completion of all six Saturdays (additional cost $70).
  • Location: Seminary Hall, Rooms 101 & 109

Schedule of Presentations for Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 :
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January 31,
2015

Theological: “Proclamation Beyond the Pulpit”

Dr. Gerald Liu, Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Worship Arts

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February 7,
2015

Theological: “Ethics of Divorce: Rethinking Shame in Ecclesial Responses to Divorce”

Natalie Williams, PhD Candidate, Religion and Society, Drew Theological School

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Spirituality: “Discover your Spiritual Type”

Pastor Fran Thiessen, PCUSA-Pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Norwood, Spiritual Director at Union Theological Seminary, NYC

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March 7,
2015

Theological: “Unlocking the Treasures of the Old Testament Apocrypha”

Rev. Robert Corin Morris, S.T.B., D.D., , Founder of Interweave, Summit, NJ

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Spirituality: “Relationships: Practicing the Christian Virtues of Kindness & Humility”

Rev. Gina Jacobs, Interim/Assoc. Regional Pastor for ABC-NJ, Interim Pastor, St. Paul Baptist Church, Atlantic Highlands, NJ; Assoc. Regional Pastor for Women in Ministry, american Baptist Churches of NJ; Chair, Developmental Education, Nyack College

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April 11,
2015

Theological: “Living in Solidarity with the Poor: Theologies of Downward Mobility”

Dr. Chris Boesel, Associate Professor of Christian Theology

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Spirituality: “Soaking Prayer Ministry”

Rev. Dr. Stafford Miller, Pastor, St. John’s UMC, Mt. Zion-Wesley UMC

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