Preparing for Advent

October 10, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Presenters: Dr. Suzie Park and The Rev. Dr. Jack Barden

Spend an afternoon digging into the lectionary texts for the season with Seminary faculty and fellow preachers and worship leaders.

Registration fee: $35

Recommended for preachers and church leaders

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Finishing with Vitality

October 13-14, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Presenter: David Rich

Think through the process of ending full-time ministry and plan for retirement in a constructive, forward-thinking way.

Registration fee: $150 (housing included); $125 commuters

Recommended for congregational pastors who anticipate retiring within the next five years

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Links, Likes, & Follows

October 20-22 | Monday at 4:00 p.m. - Wednesday at 11:10 a.m.

Presenter: MaryAnn McKibben Dana

Learn how to guide congregations toward faithful, life-giving ways of engaging with technology.

Cost: $125/person ($75 for APCE Members and UMC Commissioned Parish Christian Educators)

Recommended for clergy, Christian educators, non-clergy church leaders

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Ministry in a Changing Church

October 31 - November 2 | Begins Friday afternoon and ends November 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Learn models of ministry that will meet the chalenges facing many churches from practicing tentmakers and institutional leaders.

Cost: From $15-$475

Recommended for Tentmakers, bi-vocational ministers, seminary students, and church leaders interested in the evolving structures of pastoral ministry

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A limited number of scholarships are available for first time attendees and seminarians. Contact Fred Bunning of the Association of Presbyterian Tentmakers at