Southwest appreciates the importance to clergy and lay leaders of continuing their education and offers several opportunities to earn CEUs.
- Each summer, Seminary of the Southwest presents a week-long continuing education session on the seminary’s campus for clergy and lay leaders. Meant to give you “food for the journey” the content will have practical application back home, and the learning shared with faculty and friends will renew and refresh you. See upcoming session below.
- Lecture series in September (Blandy Lectures), February (Payne Lecture), and March (Harvey Lectures) presented by distinguished scholars and leaders in the Church offer additional learning and renewal opportunities.
- Seminary of the Southwest will often host or present in partnership continuing education opportunities throughout the year.
From Political Polarization to Vestry Infighting:
Engaging Faithful Dialogue During Troubled Times*
*and they’re all troubled times!
June 4–8, 2018
Campus of Seminary of the Southwest
Dr. Steven Tomlinson
The Rev. Jane Patterson, PhD
The Rev. John Lewis, DPhil
Rebecca Hall, MSF
Difficult conversations, making tough choices, bridging political divides, disarming conflict: as church leaders, we face these issues every day. The Gospel offers spiritual perspective and practical guidance to help us constructively and charitably engage difficult conversations.
This week-long continuing education retreat includes both theological teaching and practical training in Gospel-based dialogue techniques. You will acquire tools to make your job as rector, priest, or lay leader easier, and develop friendships with others who are navigating similar waters.
Cost: $475, including daily breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Thursday
CEU’s may be available for this event. Please check with your diocese or certifying board
For more information, please contact Laurel Schlueder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512.439.0356