Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Chronological Schedule

Items in bold are free and open to the public. Events may require pre-registration and/or payment. 

December 2014

December 3 / Sowing Shalom in Your Own Backyard / Daniel Steigerwald / Learn more.

January 2015

January 5 - February 23 (no class on 1/19 or 2/16) / Old Testament Biblical Hebrew Reading / Language Over Lunch: Mondays / Jim Durlesser / Learn more.

January 7 - February 11 / New Testament Greek Reading / Languages Over Lunch: Wednesdays / Jim Durlesser / Learn more.

January 11-16 / The Ignatian Spiritual Exercises and Christian Discipleship / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Martha A. Robbins / Learn more.

January 16 / Unweaving the Tangled Web: Cyber Ethics for Ministry and Mental Health Professionals / Co-Sponsored with Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute and the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work / Deirdre Hainsworth and Michelle Snyder / Learn more.

January 18 /  Kelso Lecture in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. / Cecile Springer / Learn more.

January 19 - February 13 / Re-Thinking Church / Online Class / Edwin Chr. van Driel / Learn more.

March 2015

March 9-13 / Training for Interim Ministers (Basic Unit, Part II)

March 17 / Reflecting on Faith, Life, and Work / Journey Inward, Journey Outward: A Workshop for Church Educators / Chris Brown and Vera White

March 19-22 / Julian of Norwich / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Roberta C. Bondi

March 25 / Healing Babylon: Hospitality, the Common Life and the Nature of Faithful Citizenship / Schaff Lectures in Youngstown, Ohio / Luke Bretherton

March 26 / Healing Babylon: Hospitality, the Common Life and the Nature of Faithful Citizenship / Schaff Lectures at PTS / Luke Bretherton

April 2015

April 13-May 18 / Old Testament Biblical Hebrew Reading / Language Over Lunch: Mondays / Jim Durlesser / Learn more.

April 15-May 20, Wednesdays / New Testament Greek Reading / Language Over Lunch / Jim Durlesser / Learn more.

April 16 / Trinity: What's God up to in the World? / Albright-Deering Lectures in Methodist Studies Jason Byassee and Beth Felker Jones / Learn more.

April 17 / Creativity: Speaking of God in a New Media Age / Methodist Pastor Workshop / Jason Byassee and Beth Felker Jones / Learn more.

April 24 / Abraham Lincoln's Faith Journey and Our Ministry Stories / J. Hubert Henderson Conference on Church and Ministry / Ronald C. White, Jr.

April 28-May 2 / Carrie Newcomer / Artist-in-Residence

April 29 - May  20, Wednesdays / Mental Illness, Stigma, and the Church / Heather Vacek /

May 2015

May 1-2 / Our Lives as Sacred Story / A Spiritual Formation Workshop / Carrie Newcomer

May 2 / Room at the Table: An Evening of Music / Concert / Carrie Newcomer

May 7-10 / Immersion Weekend Experience: An Invitation to a Deeper Spiritual Life / A Spiritual Formation Certificate Program Required Course

May 29 - June 8 / Celtic Pilgrimage to Ireland, and Iona, Scotland / A Spiritual Formation Pilgrimage / Rebecca and Ron Cole-Turner / Learn more.

June 2015

June 7-10 / The Good Earth: Creation and Ministry in an Ecological Age / Henderson Summer Leadership Conference / Keynote Presenters: Norman Wirzba and Fred Bahnson

June 14-17 / The Spirituality of Water / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Beth Norcross

August 2015

August 2-5 / First International Conference on Bowen Family Systems Theory / Keynote Presenters: Michael Kerr and others

September 2015

September 21-22 / The W. Don McClure Lectures in World Mission and Evangelism / Graham Cray

September 26 / 32nd Annual Teacher Training Workshop

September 27-30 / A Spiritual Formation Elective

October 2015

October 5-9 / Training for Interim Ministers (Basic Unit, Part I)

November 2015

November 18 - 19 / Growing into Tomorrow...Today / A Board of Pensions Offering

2016

January 16 / Kelso Lecture in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

April 5 / Schaff Lectures in Youngstown, Ohio

April 6 / Schaff Lectures at PTS

April 21 / Albright-Deering Lectures in Methodist Studies

April 22 / Methodist Pastor Workshop

June 4-8 / Henderson Summer Leadership Conference in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miller Summer Youth Institute