The phrase "I'm spiritual but not religious" has become a cliché. It's easy to find God amid the convenience of self-styled spirituality--but is it possible (and more worthwhile) to search for God through religion? More Info »
As we seek to fully celebrate God’s diversity, understanding gender identity plays an integral role. Trans people face many barriers in society—barriers that are often present in the church as well. More Info »
A Time to Inspire! This is a place to come for inspiration! This webinar is about creativity and play; we will engage vulnerability, humility and an openness to the Spirit, while we share ideas that keep our spirits fed in leading and participating in worship. More Info »
Mainline Protestant seminaries and congregations are introducing a growing variety of spiritual practices. However, few are yet comfortable discussing the experiences of God that occur within and outside of these practices. Instead, these encounters are often explained away. Many people would be surprised to learn that John Calvin, the founder of the Reformed branch of More Info »
The concept of "open source" - free and open sharing of technology, design and knowledge is quickly becoming a disruptive element in fields of software (where it started) and hardware development, and education, to name but a few. This is in part a result of expectations around mass collaboration, crowdsourcing and shared wisdom that is More Info »
Historically, intentional rites of passage marking the life stage transition from adolescence to adulthood were intrinsic to human culture. In our current 21st century life they are virtually and conspicuously absent. This webinar will highlight the hallmark features that compose a grounded, intentional rite of passage process. We'll also explore how youth are initiating themselves More Info »
Imagine if every time someone asked you how you were doing, you answered, "living the dream, baby!"... and imagine that you meant it! After participating in the United Church's 2013 Greenbelt Pilgrimage to the Greenbelt Festival in England, a group of ten under-40 ministers from the southern Ontario area gathered to talk about how to More Info »
A time of pausing to reconnect to Self, Gifts, Vision and Wisdom. A time to release things that impede you, and reclaim your energy for what is important. A time to experience and engage spiritual practices to enhance a spiritually connected year. As we begin this New Year we are invited into this time of More Info »
This webinar will share stories and experiences of the power of reclaiming the healing ministry of Jesus in the 21st Century using the Healing Pathway program. Healing Pathway is a program hosted by Naramata Centre which has helped over 100 congregations develop energy-based healing ministries in the Christian tradition. Congruent with emerging scientific understandings, it More Info »
Dr. Nye discusses why she thinks children have some kind of innate spirituality and what children’s spirituality needs to thrive, as well as questions posed by listeners. Presenter: Rebecca Nye
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