Spiritual Care Concerns

Spiritual Care Concerns June 2 – 4 or November 10 – 12, 2023, 2 credit hours In this Ministry Basics course, areas of focus include Spiritual Care and Addiction, Ministry with the Ill and Dying; The Five Generations; Faith Styles and Stages of Faith; Grief and Loss; Depression, Suicide and Dark Night of the Soul;


Eco-Ministry June 9 - 11, 2023, 1.5 credit hours elective $510 Bringing curiosity to our deepest ways of knowing, courageously questioning our lifestyle choices, and prophetically imagining a regenerative future is what we call Eco-Ministry. In this course, participants learn ancient and innovative, life-affirming and healing practices for Earth and the systems on which humans

Leadership and Ministry

Leadership ministry's areas of focus in classes include: Spiritual Leadership and the Tao; Spiritual Care and Prayer; Ministerial Boundaries; Introduction to Ethics for Chaplains; Spiritual Interventions; Ritual-making; and Public Speaking Some required courses, plus retreats, in the Interfaith Chaplaincy Program, are only open to students accepted and enrolled in the Spiritual Direction or the Chaplaincy

Being with Dying and Death

Being with Dying and Death July 21 - 23, 2023, 1.5 credit hours elective, $510 In this course, participants explore important aspects of being with dying and death from multidisciplinary perspectives. Instructors will provide practical clinical and personal tools for being with dying and death, professionally and personally. Focus areas include: the spiritual agenda of

Global Spiritual Traditions I

August 4-5, 2023, 2 credit hours, $680 Global Spiritual Traditions 1 (GST1) introduce students to World Religions and/or spiritual paths that have their origins in earth-centered, indigenous practice (Africa, Pagan, First Nation and other indigenous worldviews), or ancient Eastern philosophy and belief systems (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism). While engaging with the world's knowledge, beliefs, traditions, scriptures,


Engaging Communities of Care

Engaging Communities of Care Every Community of Care starts with a Caring Story. This year's caring story saw a series of mini-tragedies befell Elizabeth and her 99 year old father John Becker. First his prostate cancer slipped into his bones. 5 days later, their car and all of their technology was stolen from in front of their home,