AMBS is pleased to offer several lifelong learning opportunities this fall. Please help us spread word of these events to others who might be interested.
Webinar: Congregational Finances and the Role of the Pastor
Beryl Jantzi and Terry Shue
Thursday, October 3, 10:00-11:30 a.m. EDT
This webinar will highlight money-related issues which impact pastors daily. Some congregations expect the pastor to engage at all levels and others try to separate the pastor as much as possible from the financial work of the church. The two presenters have extensive experience in pastoring, and in conference, denominational and agency-related involvement. Get details and register by September 29.
Exploring Peace and Justice in the Bible (short course)
Online, non-credit, six weeks, $200
Perry B. Yoder
October 23-December 3
Reflect on peace and justice practice today through the study of biblical passages. Focus on issues such as the relationship between peace and justice, how God acts for peace and justice and how we should act. Get details and register by October 2.
Webinar: Advent Planning: O The Mystery of God’s Dwelling!
Rachel Miller Jacobs
Thursday, October 17, 7:30-8:45 p.m. EDT
Participants will be introduced to the Advent theme, “O the Mystery of God’s Dwelling!” and the lectionary scriptures for the season. We will explore how to use and adapt worship resources published in Leader magazine, including suggestions for visuals, music, scripture presentations, sermons, and children’s worship. Get details and register by October 13.
Webinar: Going All the Way, Love, Sex and Baptism
Irma Fast Dueck
Wednesday, November 13, 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST
Making long-term commitments is challenging these days. There is significant pressure to keep relationships unfettered. We will explore this current reality and consider how the church might nurture promises and commitments. Get details and register by November 9.