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Courses and Events

Don't miss these upcoming educational opportunities! Browse through this chronological listing of both on campus and online offerings. Find what is right for you.

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2014

Congreguémonos 2014 – 6 September 2014

Congreguémonos es el encuentro anual de los Programas de Liderazgo Hispano/Latino, una colaboración entre Educación Continuada del Seminario de Princeton y líderes latino/as presbiteriana/os de la región. El evento de un día reunirá a cristianas y cristianos con el propósito de adorar, aprender y compartir juntos unos de otros, y ser retados por los desafíos y oportunidades que ofrece el ministerio en español en el noreste de los EE.UU. y a través de todo el país. Será en esta ocasión cuando se otorgarán los Certificados en Estudios Bíblicos y Teológicos a los estudiantes que están actualmente tomando cursos para certificación.

September 8, 2014: Applications Open for Certificate in Theology and Ministry

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September 12 & 13, 2014: 1001 Comunidades de Adoración: Entrenamiento para Líderes Latina/os

En colaboración con la Agencia Presbiteriana de Misión, el Seminario Teológico de Princeton ofrecerá esta oportunidad de adiestramiento para líderes latino/as interesados en la iniciativa 1001 Worshipping Communities en y para contextos latinos. El Rvdo. Carlos Rivera, Evangelista de “Tres Iglesias Presbiterianas”, la iniciativa de ministerios latinos de los presbiterios de New Brunswick Monmouth y West Jersey, será el coordinador del adiestramiento. Para registrarse, haga clic aquí.

September 22-25, 2014: Pastoral and Social Leadership Conference

Princeton Seminary’s Continuing Education, in partnership with Volunteers of America, will offer a gathering of pastors and other faith-based community leaders for learning and training in theology, pastoral care and ethics for those engaged in public and community ministry, and seeking to be challenged to an ever more relevant witness of Christ in their contexts. This program will provide for an in depth ecumenical experience on pastoral care, practical theology, biblical studies, and Christianity and society. For more information and to register, please click here.

October 3-4, 2014: Youth Ministry in Small Churches

Youth Ministry in Small Churches is a two-day event for volunteers and church leaders who want to discover a community of others engaged in the joys and challenges of youth ministry in small churches. For more information and to register, please click here.

October 13-17, 2014: The Art of Transitional and Interim Ministry - Weeks One and Two

Congregations inevitably go through transitions – both in their ministry and their leadership. When this moment come afoot, it is important for congregations to face these transitions intentionally. This conference seeks to train ministers called to lead congregations in times of transition with the skills necessary to address the systemic, theological, ethical, and pastoral challenges of this season in a congregation’s life. Ministers of all Christian traditions are welcome and encouraged to participate in this ecumenical offering. The pedagogical framework of this program comes from the Interim Ministry Educational Consortium. For more information and to register, please click here.

October 18, 2014: Equipping the Saints - Nuts and Bolts

Congregations choose leaders to provide leadership to its mission. Some of these leaders are elected for a particular task, essential for the relevant ministry an order of the community of faith. Together with the PCUSA presbyteries of Elizabeth, New Brunswick and Monmouth, and with Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center, Princeton Seminary’s Continuing Education offers a day-long space for learning and fellowship specifically for ruling elders, deacons, teaching elders, stated clerks, and youth ministry leaders.

October 16, 2014: Herencia Symposium

The Herencia Symposium is a day-long gathering of church and community leaders on the thought, ministry and social contributions of Latin Americans and Latina/os to the American Church and Global Christianity. The symposium provides a framework to consider the opportunities and challenges that religious communities of Latin American ancestry pose to Christian ministry and thought. This program is a collaborative effort of Princeton Seminary’s Association of Latina/os Seminarians, Continuing Education, and the Office of Multicultural Relations, the Hispanic Theological Initiative, and Princeton Seminary alumni and friends.

October 27-29, 2014: The Capstone Retreat (Certificate in Youth and Theology)

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November 3, 2014: Urban Ministry Webinar

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November 5-7, 2014: Finishing with Vitality - A Seminar for Pastors

This seminar is for pastors who anticipate retiring from a congregation in one to five years. Participants will develop and implement a transition plan as he/she concludes their ministry. For more information, please click here.

November 11-16, 2014: Joe R. Engle Institute of Preaching (Spanish - Offsite)

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November 13-15, 2014: The Abundant Life: Empowering Youth as Agents of Change

The Abundant Life brings youth ministers together with leading philanthropic thinkers -- people who want to support youth with practical resources and relationships that empower them to be real agents of change in their communities. Participants will engage these leaders and one another around these issues as they discover resources and ways of helping young people become agents of change in their communities and in the world. For more information and to register, please click here.

2015

January 10, 2015: Leadership Training Day

Equipping the Saints is a day of workshops, worship, resources and fellowship planned especially to support and equip church members in their ministries. This day is for new and ongoing church officers, pastors, worship leaders, educators, and any interested others. Equipping the Saints is a cooperative effort of the educational ministries of Elizabeth, Monmouth and New Brunswick Presbyteries. Workshops are led - almost exclusively - by volunteers. This program is free and open to the public. Details and registration will be available in early December. For more information is available here.

January 24, 2015: Celebration for the 2014 Certificate in Theology and Ministry

Those who completed the 2014 Certificate in Theology and Ministry are invited to the campus for a celebration with lunch and worship. This is a wonderful conclusion to the online Certificate program. Details and registration information will be sent directly to those enrolled in the 2014 program

February 5-7, 2015: Princeton Conference on Multicultural Ministry

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March 9-13, 2015: Interim and Transitional Ministry

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April 10 & 11, 2015: Racial and Ethnic Convocation

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April 28 - May 1, 2015: The Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry

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May 1-3, 2015: The Certificate in Youth and Theology Opening Retreat

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May 12-15, 2015: Transition into Ministry

This course focuses on knowledge and skills that are critical in moving from the Seminary to a first call in pastoral ministry and leadership in a congregation. It is intended for P.T.S. graduating seniors. Topics covered include financial matters (personal and congregational), worship leadership, interviewing, the pastor as contextual theologian, and more. Details will be posted in January 2015.

May 12-15, 2015: 2nd Annual Urban Ministry Conference

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June 9 - 12, 2015: The Frederick Buechner Writer's Workshop at Princeton Seminary

Offered in partnership with the Frederick Buechner Center, The Frederick Buechner Writer's Workshop at Princeton Seminary will encourage, educate, and inspire writers to communicate their Christian faith with clarity and power in the tradition of Frederick Buechner. In plenary sessions and workshops with renowned authors, editors, agents, and theological faculty, participants will be challenged to not only strengthen their writing but to engage in it as spiritual practice. Details and registration will be available in the fall of 2014.

June 28 - July 2, 2015: Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI) Summer Workshop

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July 11 -18, 2015 : Annual Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI)

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July 19 -24, 2015 : Joe R. Engle Institute of Preaching

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