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Convocation & Pastors' School Recordings

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Audio and images from the 2013 event, "Renewing the Church," are online.

Audio from the 2013 Convocation & Pastors’ School: Renewing the Church is now online on iTunesU.

The Oct. 14-15 event explored the ways in which thriving Christian communities are meeting the deep needs of the world and in the process breathing new life into the church.

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Cultivate Space for God's Spirit

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Monday, July 29, 2013
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2013 Convocation

The 2013 Convocation & Pastors' School will explore ways Christian communities are breathing new life into the church. Register today.

Duke Divinity School’s annual Convocation & Pastors’ School will return Oct. 14-15, featuring lectures by renowned scholars and practitioners, seminars that foster in-depth discussion, worship services, and the opportunity to reconnect with friends and faculty. 

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2013 WNCC Elders' Retreat

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 1:30pm to Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:00pm
Lake Junaluska, N.C.
Duke Divinity School, (919) 613-5323 or events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will again host the annual gathering of the Western North Carolina Conference Elders' Retreat to celebrate the connection of elders in the WNC conference of the United Methodist Church. The theme of this year's retreat is "Holiness and the Renewal of Ministry."

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Photo Submissions Needed for Mosaic

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Divinity School seeks images of Christian life for collaborative art project, part of the 2013 Convocation & Pastors' School.

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Congregations, students and individuals representing a diverse array of Christian organizations are invited to participate in a collaborative art project, “Renewing the Church,” to be featured at the 2013 Convocation & Pastors’ School, October 14-15 at Duke Divinity School.

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Summoned Toward Wholeness: A Conference on Food, Farming, and the Life of Faith

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 8:30am to Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 9:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Blessed Earth, and Anathoth Community Garden will host "Summoned Toward Wholeness: A Conference on Food, Farming, and the Life of Faith." This two-day conference features plenary speakers Ellen F. Davis, Joel Salatin, Scott Cairns, and Matthew Sleeth, as well as 12 workshop leaders. Join them as they explore multiple connections between food, farming, and the life of faith.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session IV (Residential)

Monday, September 9, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, September 12, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session III (Online)

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session II (Online)

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Foundations of Christian Leadership Session I (Residential)

Monday, April 29, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, May 2, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a session of Foundations of Christian Leadership to help leaders cultivate institutions and congregations. Twenty participants will meet twice in person and three times online over seven months to explore their gifts; grow in effective, strategic, and theologically wise leadership; and examine what it means to be a Christian leader in a Christian organization.

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Developing Strategy in the Midst of Change

Thursday, April 25, 2013 (All day) to Friday, April 26, 2013 (All day)
Trinity Baptist Church, Six Forks Road, Raleigh, N.C.
Leadership Education at leadership@div.duke.edu

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity will host a course for institutional leaders designed to allow each participant to work on a problem facing their Christian institution. Together they will properly diagnose the problem and begin shaping a coherent, sustainable action plan.

Readings, class dialogue, and activities will explore social and environmental trends affecting Christian institutions as well as the mindsets, activities, and traits that position institiutional leaders to effectively craft and implement strategy.

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