- The Program
Just for Deacons:
Keeping Fit through Continuing Ed at the School for Deacons
Just for Deacons is a program for working deacons
Just for Deacons programs will include both applied disciplines such as…
social ministry, community organizing, volunteer leadership, leveraging funds, grant-writing, collaborating with non-church institutions, maintaining healthy boundaries with clients, honing liturgical and homiletic skills, and other heavy lifting,
but also supporting disciplines, such as…
the church’s scripture, art, architecture, music, literature, history, ecumenical and interfaith relations, new theological movements, spiritual practice, and
anything else that you wanted to learn about more deeply during your time at the School for Deacons.
Just for Deacons programs take place in practical increments – working deacons have to safeguard their time. Programs will consist of four steps:
Just for Deacons programs are advertised by the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. The preparatory readings, movies, art or on-line materials are provided upon signing up for a Just for Deacons workshop. Enrollments will be somewhat limited to ensure that the gathered group is optimal size for the proposed learning.
You can sign up by calling or E-mailing the school office.
There is a minimal cost for the workshop.
See below for a list of available workshops.