Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host the spiritual formation elective “Christian Discernment” April 8-11. The Rev. Julie Johnson, D.Min., director of HolyCreek Ministries, Atlanta, Ga., will lead the event.

This class will study classical and contemporary models of Christian discernment for individuals and congregations. The weekend will offer both presentations and opportunities to practice different methods of Christian Discernment.

Cost is $350. Continuing Education units are available. Contact the Office of Continuing Education at 412-924-1345 or ConEd@testsite.pts.edu for more information or to register. Event brochure

Johnson graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary with an M.Div., and from Columbia Theological Seminary with a D.Min. She serves as a spiritual director, retreat leader, and consultant for congregations. Johnson helped found the spiritual formation program in 1995, and was, first, associate director, and then director of the program at Columbia. A member of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta, Johnson offers leadership as a parish associate at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Atlanta and also has developed the presbytery’s First Call Pastor’s Ministry Program.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.