Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Chronological Schedule

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

September 2014

September 19-20 / Transformation through Dreamwork, Symbols, and Ritual Space / CE for Social Workers and Pastoral Care Therapists / Kathryn Madden  Learn more.

September 22-25 / Bringing Spirituality into Church and Life / A Spiritual Formation Elective / N. Graham Standish  Learn more.

September 27 / Back to the Land: Teaching the Bible in Context / 31st Annual Teacher Training Workshop / Ron E. Tappy

September 29-30 / Engaging with God and the Gospel Cross-Culturally / The W. Don McClure Lectures in World Mission and Evangelism / Daniel Jeyaraj  Learn more.

October 2014

October 2 / Solidarity Ethics: Transformation in a Globalized World / Social Ethics Lecture in conjunction with the annual gathering of the Presbyterian Social Ethics Network. / Rebecca Todd Peters

October 6-10 / Training for Interim Ministers (Basic Unit, Part 1)  Learn more.

October 6 - 27 / Spiritual Leadership for a New Day: Exploring Three Key Leadership Capacities / Online Class / L. Roger Owens   Learn more.

October 6 - November 10 / Old Testament Biblical Hebrew Reading / Language Over Lunch: Mondays / Jim Durlesser  Learn more.

October 8 - 29, Wednesdays / Explorations in Hope / Andrew Purves

October 8 - November 12 / New Testament Greek Reading / Language Over Lunch: Wednesdays / Jim Durlesser  Learn more.

October 17-18 / Kindling Holy Fire: Leading New Ministries and Church Plants / Co-sponsored with PTS's Church Planting Initiative / Chris Brown, Michael Gehrling, Johannes Swart, and BJ Woodworth

October 24 / Holy Therapy! The Role of Spirituality in Psychotherapy and Pastoral Counseling / Co-sponsored with Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute / Kenneth Pargament  Learn more.

October 24 / Chasing Ice / Movie Night

October 26 / Created in God's Image: Communion and Stewardship Ten Years Later / Co-sponsored with Duquesne University / Ron Cole-Turner, Aimee Upjohn Light, and Gerald Magill

November 2014

November 5 / Ending Well: Care in the Last Year of Life / Co-sponsored with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

November 18 / Render Unto Caesar / A Board of Pensions Offering

November 19 - 20 / Growing into Tomorrow...Today / A Board of Pensions Offering

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 6-11 / The Ignatian Spiritual Exercises and Christian Discipleship / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Martha A. Robbins

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

January 16 / Unweaving the Tangled Web: Cyber Ethics for Ministry and Mental Health Professionals / Co-Sponsored with Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute / Deirdre Hainsworth and Michelle Snyder

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

January 19 - February 13 / Re-Thinking Church / Online Class / Edwin van Driel

February 2015

February 13 / Journey of the Universe / Movie Night

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 / New Testament Greek Reading / Language Over Lunch: Wednesdays / Jim Durlesser  Learn more.

April 16/ The Albright-Deering Lectures in Methodist Studies Jason Byassee and Beth Felker Jones

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

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

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

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

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

June 2015

June 7 - 10 / Henderson Summer Leadership Conference / Keynote Presenters: Norman Wirzba and Fred Bahnson

June 21 - 24 / 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 20-23 / A Spiritual Formation Elective

September 26 / 32nd Annual Teacher Training Workshop

September 28 - 29 / The W. Don McClure Lectures in World Mission and Evangelism

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 10-15 / A Spiritual Formation Elective

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

June 4 - 7 / Henderson Summer Leadership Conference