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Christian Witness and Ministry in a COVID-Shaped World

Three-week, relevant courses taught by some of the best Christian thinkers. These collaborative, online classes are for lifelong learners, university, and seminary students.


Date:

Monday, July 13, 2020

Location:

virtual event (attend online)

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is pleased to promote a robust list of timely online summer courses on how Christians in every area of society and ministry can faithfully respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic. They are offered through Calvin University and Calvin Theological Seminary—our institutional homes.

We have heard from people who have expressed interest in learning together in community with a trusted guide in order to discern faithful Christian responses to the COVID-19 crisis in a sustained, flexible format. These three-week, participatory courses are offered in several sessions.

Audiences for these classes include

  • current university or seminary students at any institution seeking academic credit,
  • persons in any profession seeking continuing education credit, and
  • life-long learners anywhere in the world.  

Courses that begin July 13:

  • Archaeology, History, Disasters, and Plagues 
  • The Challenge of Technology and Christian Education 
  • Children, Family, Intergenerational Ministries
  • Engaging Congregations about Faith and Finance Amidst Economic Crisis
  • Faithful Anti-Racism in a Time of Pandemic 
  • Practicing Mindfulness in a Time of Pandemic 
  • Praying, Singing, and Humming the Psalms in Worship, Work, Pastoral Care and Ministries of Public Witness
  • Ser iglesia en un mundo configurado por el COVID: Perspectivas ministeriales

Course that begins August 3:

  • Ser comunidad en un mundo configurado por el COVID: Perspectivas bíblicas

Courses will feature a mix of on-line lectures, interviews with leading experts, discussions with fellow learners, and interactions with faculty. Each course is offered asynchronously; you can engage with course materials when convenient for you. None have required prerequisites. 

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