An Episcopal Center for Learning & Discipleship

Courses

Course Catalog

HTS4135, HTS5135 - Global Anglicanism

Explore contemporary issues through an Anglican tradition of thoughtful theological reflection, dialogue, and examination of courses of action that reflect baptismal living and are applicable to daily lives and decisions.

 

IC4002, IC5002 - Diversity & Context

In this course, we will increase participants’ intercultural competency for congregational development in a diverse changing world. Through experiential activities and lectures, participants will gain a deeper understanding of two major cultural differences – communication styles and perception of power – and their consequences for congregational vitality and stewardship.  Participants will also access and identify their level of intercultural sensitivity and how this knowledge impacts their ministries.  Participants will gain skills, tools and processes for small group ministry and constructive conflict resolution. Participants will also gain an in-depth understanding of how to create a “Grace Margin” in which community members can explore new ideas and fresh expression of ministries in a gracious environment.

 

MN1037 - Liturgy: Book of Common Prayer

An overview of the history, theology, and development of the Book of Common Prayer, including use of music in worship.

MN1038 - Liturgics 2

An introduction to the history and development of worship, including the eucharist, daily prayer, baptism, and other sacramental rites.

MN1083 - Anglican Liturgy and Music: Development and Theology

This course is an introduction to the principles and practices of Anglican worship with particular focus on the Episcopal Church. The course will cover the nature of worship and the history of its evolution; and the theology and use of music in worship. 

MN1087 - Anglican Liturgy & Music: Theology and Practice

This course is a further exploration of the principles and practices of Anglican worship with particular focus on the Episcopal Church.  The course will cover contemporary liturgical and sacramental theology and practice.  It includes a practicum through which students learn how to conduct worship in the Episcopal Church.

MN1091 - Anglican Spirituality & Ethos

This class offers an orientation to a variety of spiritual practices, with attention to principles that guide their use for personal formation and cultivation of communities. Participation involves experiential learning.

MN2061 - Field Education Seminar

The Field Education Seminar in Columbus provides an opportunity for those in field placements to reflect on the lessons learned on site.  Topics include everything from the basics of running a vestry meeting, planning a funeral and reading a spreadsheet to the broader issues of leading and managing adaptive change and how the Church might function in a rapidly changing cultural landscape.

MN2062 - Field Education Seminar

The Field Education Seminar in Columbus provides an opportunity for those in field placements to reflect on the lessons learned on site.  Topics include everything from the basics of running a vestry meeting, planning a funeral and reading a spreadsheet to the broader issues of leading and managing adaptive change and how the Church might function in a rapidly changing cultural landscape.

 

MN2184 - Strategies for Teaching the Bible

Seminarians learn a great deal about the history and content of the bible but can find it difficult post-seminary to translate their learning into knowledge parishioners can use and share easily with others. This course will present six strategies for teaching the canonical story efficiently and impactfully in ways that lead to personal and communal transformation. Participants will both learn the content of the bible afresh and how to teach it to others using the same methods.