Click on the links below for more information on each unit. All the following units can be audited (not-for-credit)
Art of Contemplative Practice
Study the foundational principles of contemplation and its relevance to our life, work and ministry contexts. The formation program will draw on the various contemplative elements of inner silence, solitude, Sabbath, prayer, listening, discernment and the human experience of God.
4 x days (2 x 2 days) plus a weekend retreat:
• 19, 20 Jan (Sat, Sun) 9:00am–5:00pm
• 8–10 Feb Residential retreat offsite
• 2, 3 Mar (Sat, Sun)
Jan & Mar sessions: WellSpring Centre, Ashburton
**NB Please register with WellSpring before Friday 14 December 2018 and then enrol with us**
Introduction to Strategic Mission
Explore what is involved in sharing the gospel with different socio-cultural-religious communities in ways that are culturally appropriate and effective in leading to the establishment of Indigenous communities of faith.
**NB Please enrol for this unit by Monday 7 January 2019**
Culture and Language for Cross Cultural Engagement
Explore how the relationship between culture and language is integral to effective cross-cultural engagement.
**NB Please enrol for this unit by Monday 14 January 2019**
Bonhoeffer’s Theology in Historical Context
Explore Bonhoeffer’s theological ideas and his engagement with the changing religious, social and political context of Hitler’s Third Reich.
**NB Please enrol for this unit by Tuesday 15 January 2019**
Caring for Others and Ourselves
An introduction to the skills of caring within a community context.
5 x days: 4–8 Feb (Mon–Fri) TBC
Camp Wilkin, Anglesea TBC
**NB Please enrol for this unit by Tuesday 21 January 2019**
Theology and the Arts
Consider the place of the arts as a significant carrier of meaning. Examine the theological threads in conversation with visual art and other creative forms.
**NB Please enrol for this unit by Monday 28 January 2019**