Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Chronological Schedule

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

September 2016

September 7-November 9 / Language Over Lunch: Biblical Hebrew Reading / A Hybrid Online Class / James A. Durlesser

September 14 / Hospitality and Educational Opportunity / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / Tom Johnson

September 14-17 / The Desert Abbas and Ammas / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Roberta C. Bondi

September 14-November 16 / Language Over Lunch: New Testament Greek Reading / A Hybrid Online Class /James A. Durlesser

September 24 / Change of Course: Navigating Christian Education Today / Paul Humphreys

September 26-27 / Transforming Mission / W. Don McClure Lectures in World Mission and Evangelism / Stephen Bevans

September 26-October 21 / Violence in Scripture / An Online Class / Jerome Creach

September 29 / "The Place Where We Are Right:" A Conversation between Friends about Israel and Palestine / James A. Gibson and Liddy Barlow

October 2016

October 17-21 / The Art of Transitional Ministry, Part 2 / Paul L. Rhebergen and Janet Nolting Carter

October 19 / Hospitality at The Table / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / Jenn Frayer-Griggs

October 24-November 18 / The End of Adam and Eve: Theology and the Science of Human Origins / An Online Class / Ron Cole-Turner

November 2016

November 1-13 / Desert Spiritual Traditions of the Southwest / Spiritual Formation Pilgrimage at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico / Wayne Mell, Debra Weir, and Lori Liller Arnold

November 15-16 / Growing into Tomorrow...Today / A Service of the Board of Pensions

November 16 / Hospitality and Judaism / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / Paul Tuchman

November 17 / Render Unto Caesar / A Service of the Board of Pensions

November 17 / Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers / Christian Education NETworking Coffee Hour / Renee Wallace

December 2016

December 7 / Hospitality and Islam / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / 'AbduSemi'h Tadese

January 2017

January 14 / Rhythm of Justice / Third Annual Lecture and Community Conversation on Race and Faith / Erika Gault

January 19 / Planning and Organizing a Successful Vacation Bible School: FREE Webinar / Chrisitan Education NETworking Webinar / Lisa Brown

Janurary 27 / Sabbath as Resistance: An Ethic of Faithful Defiance / Michelle Snyder and Ayana Teter

February 2017

February 15 / Hospitality and Ecumenism / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / Liddy Barlow

March 2017

March 6-10 / The Art of Transitional Ministry, Week 1 / Paul Rhebergen, Jan Nolting Carter, and Tim Hickman

March 10-11 / Cultivating God's Compassion / Janet K. Ruffing

March 15 / Hospitality and Disability / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / Debbie Creamer

March 15-May 17 / Language Over Lunch: Biblical Hebrew Reading / A Hybrid Online Class / James A. Durlesser

March 19-22 / In God's Image: An Old Testament View of Clay to Dust / Spiritual Formation Elective / Steven Tuell and Karen Bowden Cooper

March 22-May 24 / Language Over Lunch: New Testament Greek Reading / A Hybrid Online Class / James A. Durlesser

March 23 / Immersed in Grace: A Workshop for UMC Leaders / Paul W. Chilcote

March 23 / Deep Abiding Connection: Foundational Wesleyan Practices / Albright-Deering Lecture in Methodist Studies / Paul W. Chilcote

April 2017

April 19 / Hospitality and the Old Testament / Coffee and Conversation Series on Extending Hospitality / Jerome Creach

May 2017

May 1-26 / Reading the Bible with Barth / An Online Class / Angela Dienhart Hancock

May 2 / Forming Faithful Places / Schaff Lectures in Youngstown, Ohio / Willie J. Jennings

May 3 / Forming Faithful Places  / Schaff Lectures in Pittsburgh / Willie J. Jennings

May 21-24 / Immersion Experience: An Invitation to a Deeper Spiritual Life / Mary Lynn Callahan

June 2017

June 8-10 / Leadership, Conflict, and Creativity / Henderson Summer Leadership Conference / Miroslav Volf, Leanna Fuller, and David Jones

June 8 / Henderson Lecture on Church and Ministry / Miroslav Volf

June 21 / Year End CelebrationChristian Education NETworking Coffee / Helen Blier

June 25-28 / Self-care as a Spiritual Practice: A Holistic Perspective and Approach / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Lynn Holden

Fall 2017 and 2018

September 17-20 / Brew Like a Monk: Spiritual Formation as Fermentation / A Spiritual Formation Elective / B.J. Woodworth

September 23 / Change of Course / A Christian Educators Event

September 25-26 / W. Don McClure Lectures in World Mission and Evangelism

November 1-2 / Growing Into Tomorrow...Today / A Board of Pensions Event

January 13 / Fourth Annual Lecture and Community Conversation on Race and Faith  

June 24-27 / Thomas Merton / A Spiritual Formation Elective / L. Roger Owens