Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Chronological Schedule

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

February 2015

February 25 / Sexual Abuse: Not in My Church! / Pastors' Breakfast and Training: Unholy Secrets / Carl Baughman and Michelle Snyder / Learn more

March 2015

March 9-13 / Training for Interim Ministers (Basic Unit, Part II) / Brenda Barnes and Robert Anderson / Learn more.

March 17 / Making a Wake: Integrating Faith, Life, and Work as We Follow Christ/ Journey Inward, Journey Outward: A Workshop for Church Educators / Chris Brown and Vera White / Learn more.

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

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

March 25 / Sexual Abuse: Not in My Church! / Pastors' Breakfast and Training: Unholy Secrets / Carl Baughman and Michelle Snyder / Learn more.

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

April 2015

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

April 14 / Soul Shop: Ministering to Suicidal Desperation / Co-sponsored with Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute and Samaritan Counseling Center / Learn more.

April 15-May 20, Wednesdays / New Testament Greek Reading / Language Over Lunch: Wednesdays / 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 22 / Sexual Abuse: Not in My Church! / Pastors' Breakfast and Training: Unholy Secrets / Carl Baughman and Michelle Snyder / 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. / Learn more.

April 28-May 2 / Carrie Newcomer / Artist-in-Residence / Learn more.

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

May 2015

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

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

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

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 / Learn more.

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 / The Life and Teaching of Henri Nouwen: Exploring the Rhythms of Solitude, Community, and Ministry / A Spiritual Formation Elective / B.J. Woodworth

September 28 - November 19, Mondays / Old Testament Biblical Hebrew Reading / Language Over Lunch: Mondays / Jim Durlesser

September 30 - November 4, Wednesdays / New Testament Greek Reading / Language Over Lunch: Wednesdays / Jim Durlesser

October 2015

October 5-9 / The Art of Transitional Ministry (Basic Unit, Part I)

October 9-10 / 15th Anniversary of the Spiritual Formation Certificate Program / More details soon.

November 2015

November 4 - 5 / Growing into Tomorrow...Today / A Board of Pensions Offering

November 13 / Sharks in the Holy Water / Co-Sponsored with Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute, Samaritan Counseling, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work / Peter L. Steinke

2016

January 17 / Kelso Lecture in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

March 15 / Journey Inward, Journey Outward

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

April 28-30 / Spiritual Formation Immersion Experience

May 19-20 / Nadia Bolz-Weber

June 5-8 / Henderson Summer Leadership Conference in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miller Summer Youth Institute

June 26-29 / Spiritual Formation Elective