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

September 2017

Sept. 25-26 / The Spirit's Mission of Hospitality in a Pluralistic World / W. Don McClure Lectures in World Mission and Evangelism / Amos Yong

October 2017

Oct. 4 / Sustaining Vocation over the Long Haul / Helen Blier, Shari Hobby, and Martha Selleck

Oct. 18 / The Wonder of Science / Science!: Conversations and Community Series / James Downey

Oct. 23-Nov. 17 / 501: Luther and the Ever-Reforming Church / An Online Class / Kenneth Woo

Oct. 27 / Into the Light: Pastoral Responses to the Opioid Crisis / Susan Washburn and Robert Hedges

November 2017

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

Nov. 8-11 / Discerning a Call to Spiritual Direction and Spiritual Leadership / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Martha Robbins

Nov. 10 / Creating Community Spaces that Evoke the Kingdom of God / Rebecca Blake

Nov. 13-17 / The Art of Transitional Ministry, Week 2 / Paul Rhebergen and Jan Nolting Carter

Nov. 15 / Our Model of the Universe / Science!: Conversations and Community Series / Arthur Kosowsky

Nov. 18 / Play and Exploration / Dave Bindewald

December 2017

Dec. 6 / The Science of Language / Science!: Conversations and Community Series / Michael Dickey

January 2018

Jan. 13 / Black Bodies and the Justice of God / Fourth Annual Lecture and Community Conversation on Race and Faith with Kelso Lecture / Kelly Brown Douglas

Jan. 22-Feb. 16 / Intergenerational Youth Ministry: Finding the Wise Old Dudes and Dudettes in Your Church / An Online Class / Erin Davenport and Derek Davenport

Jan. 22-Feb. 16 / Big Bang and Cosmic Creation: God, the Universe, and Everything / An Online Class / Jim Downey

February 2018

Feb. 3 / Holy Curiosity! Science, Wonder, and the Desire to Know / Workshop and Public Lecture / Edward (Ted) B. Davis and Jennifer J. Wiseman

Feb. 5-6 / Music and the Art of Leading through Change / Concert and Workshop / Bill Carter and Stuart Malina

Feb. 21 / Teaching a Machine to Learn / Science!: Conversations and Community Series / Tim Howe - SOLD OUT

March 2018

March 5-9 / The Art of Transitional Ministry, Week 1 / Paul Rhebergen and Jan Nolting Carter

March 11-14 / Discipleship: A New Testament Examination of the Inner and Outer Life of Faith / A Spiritual Formation Elective / Tucker Ferda

March 16 / Word Made Flesh: Writing to Make a Difference / A Writing Workshop / Libby Ferda and Tony Norman

March 21 / Creation, Intelligent Design, and the Evolutionary Process / Science!: Conversations and Community Series / Stephen J. Tonsor - SOLD OUT

March 23 / The Uneasy Task of Forgiveness: Biblical and Psychological Views / Everett Worthington

April 2018

April 12 / Missional Engagement / A Workshop for Methodist Leadership / Douglas Powe

April 12 / Re-examining the Importance of Wesleyan Anthropology for Racial Conversations / Albright-Deering Lecture in Methodist Studies / Douglas Powe

April 18 / Genetic Engineering: Hubris, Human's Destiny, or Ethical Obligation? / Science!: Conversations and Community Series  / Lisa S. Parker 

April 25 / Creating Communities of Spiritual Activism, or, If I Were 26, What Kind of Church Would I Plant / Workshop / Brian McLaren

April 25 / How Our Churches Can Help Heal a Divided American / Public Lecture / Brian McLaren

May 2018

May 2 / Race, Gender, and the Imago Dei / Schaff Lectures in Pittsburgh / Chanequa Walker-Barnes

May 18-19 / Writing the Spiritual Life / A Spiritual Formation Event / L. Roger Owens and Renee Prymus

June 2018

June 10-13 / Thomas Merton and the Journey to True Self / A Spiritual Formation Elective / L. Roger Owens

June 24-27 / Immersion Experience: An Invitation to a Deeper Spiritual Life  / A Spiritual Formation Certificate Requirement / Mary Lynn Callhan and Lynn Holden