2013-2014 Spirituality Classes
For a complete list of 2013-2014 Spiritual Formation classes, click here. Everyone is welcome to participate in the spirituality classes and retreats. You do not need to be enrolled in the Certificate in Spiritual Formation to register.
Women's Contemplative Retreat (Certificate in Spiritual Formation)
Each Spring Columbia Seminary offers a contemplative retreat for women--open not just to members of the CTS community, but to any woman seeking a deeper experience of God. Under the sheltering arms of the Benedictine Monastic Community of Cullman AL, we will explore the mystery of God's great love and longing for us, and seek ways to open more fully to this transformational experience. Read More.
Leaders: Lalor Cadley, Linda Abel
Memorial Day Holiday
Memorial Day Holiday
Independence Day Holiday
Independence Day Holiday observed
The Role of Religion and Race in U.S. Politics: A Post-Election Conversation on Christian Faith and Public Life (Montreat Lecture Series)
Save the dates of July 15-17 for this year's Montreat Lecture series,The Role of Religion and Race in US Politics - a conversation on religion, race and rights in post-election North America. The lectures will take place in Convocation Hall at Montreat Conference Center from 9:00 - 11:30 AM.
The series is presented as part of the seminary's Presbyterian History and Reformed Theology program and is sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary, Johnson C. Smith Seminary of the Interdenominational Theological Center, and the Montreat Conference Center. Advance registration is not required, and there is no charge for this event.
An Abiding Hope: Presbyterian Women WEEKDAY Bible Study
This WEEKDAY course is specifically designed for leaders of the 2013-2014 Horizons Bible Study. We will dig deeply into the material, provide an overview of the design, and receive tips for leading the study throughout the coming year. Those interested in learning more about the books of Exodus and Deuteronomy are also welcome to attend. Read More…
Instructor: The Rev. Janice Catron, Ph.D. Janice Catron is pastor of John Knox Presbyterian Church in Louisville, KY and wrote the Horizons Bible study Job: Faith Remains When Understanding Fails, published in 1997.
An Abiding Hope: Presbyterian Women WEEKEND Bible Study
This WEEKEND course is specifically designed for leaders of the 2013-2014 Horizons Bible Study. We will dig deeply into the material, provide an overview of the design, and receive tips for leading the study throughout the coming year. Those interested in learning more about the books of Exodus and Deuteronomy are also welcome to attend. Read More…
Instructor: Linda C. Morningstar
Labor Day Holiday
Labor Day Holiday
Parents: Christian Educators on the Frontlines
Are you a church staff person who is painfully aware of how little time you have with the children in your church? A parent who is uncertain about faith practices in your home? Are you a church staff person, youth volunteer or church school teacher who wishes for some grounding in equipping parents? A parent who needs new tools for being the primary Christian educators of your children? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this event is for you! Read More.
Instructors: Dr. Anna Brown
Growing Into Tomorrow…Today (Board of Pensions Retirement Planning Seminar)
Join us for a holistic retirement planning seminar designed to help mid- to late career members of the PCUSA Board of Pensions Benefits Plan members explore steps to take today to prepare for retirement tomorrow. The seminar will be led by a Board of Pensions Education Specialist and Retirement Planning Consultant couple. Seating is limited to 30 participants. Course registration for this event is through the Board of Pension (www.pensions.org). The Member Education team will mail an information brochure to active clergy and lay Benefits Plan members describing the program and the pre-seminar preparation required by participants and providing registration instructions in the summer of 2013. Please call 800- 800-773-7752, ext. 7223 or email email@example.com with inquiries. Registered participants will receive instructions about housing and meals as part of the registration process.
Instructors: Board of Pensions Education Team (Education Specialist and Retirement Planning Consultant Couple)
Housing & Meals: Registered participants will receive information on housing and lunch registration options. On campus-guest rooms will be available for this event: $32 (per person per night, 2 people in room, plus 7% tax) OR $49 (per night, single occupancy, plus 7% tax - if available).
Class Schedule: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM each day
Location: Columbia Theological Seminary Harrington Center, Room 222
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or or Board of Pensions at email@example.com
New Years Holidays