Lifelong Learning

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, November 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

Learn more or register

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, October 31, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

Learn more or register

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

Learn more or register

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

Learn more or register

Study Leave for United Methodist Full Connection Candidates

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, September 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a special session of Study Leave for provisional elders in the United Methodist Church. This session will be offered in conjunction with the United Methodist Full Connection Seminar. Participants will begin the week with a seminar on the topics for ordination papers, and then follow with time to write and reflect. Faculty and staff will be available for assistance and feedback.

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2014 Convocation on the Rural Church

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 8:00am to Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the 2014 Convocation on the Rural Church, an annual opportunity for pastors from the North Carolina and Western North Carolina Conferences of the United Methodist Church to join with Duke Divinity School and The Duke Endowment to discuss issues important in transforming rural churches and communities, and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Participants will join in worship, plenary sessions, conversation, and Sabbath. The theme of this year’s event is “Sabbath Living.” Facilitators will be Matthew Sleeth, author of 24/6: Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life, and Nancy Sleeth, author of Almost Amish.

This family-friendly event is funded by The Duke Endowment. To attend, participants must serve a church that is eligible to receive grants from the endowment. The application will be available online in mid-March. The application deadline is April 18.

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2014-2015 Institute of Preaching Retreat III

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 8:00am to Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 5:00pm
St. Simons Island, Ga.
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the Institute of Preaching, a nine-month program of three retreats designed to help clergy from the Florida and Western North Carolina conferences of the United Methodist Church improve their preaching.

During each retreat, participants will hear from recognized authorities on preaching (both practitioners and Duke faculty) and also work with other participants in small peer groups, discussing their ministries and reviewing each other's sermons. All full-time elders and local pastors serving in either conference are eligible to apply.

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2014-2015 Institute of Preaching Retreat II

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 8:00am to Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 5:00pm
Lutz, Fla.
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the Institute of Preaching, a nine-month program of three retreats designed to help clergy from the Florida and Western North Carolina conferences of the United Methodist Church improve their preaching.

During each retreat, participants will hear from recognized authorities on preaching (both practitioners and Duke faculty) and also work with other participants in small peer groups, discussing their ministries and reviewing each other's sermons. All full-time elders and local pastors serving in either conference are eligible to apply.

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2014-2015 Institute of Preaching Retreat I

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:00am to Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the Institute of Preaching, a nine-month program of three retreats designed to help clergy from the Florida and Western North Carolina conferences of the United Methodist Church improve their preaching.

During each retreat, participants will hear from recognized authorities on preaching (both practitioners and Duke faculty) and also work with other participants in small peer groups, discussing their ministries and reviewing each other's sermons. All full-time elders and local pastors serving in either conference are eligible to apply.

Learn more or apply

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