Ashland Theological Seminary’s Foundation, in collaboration with Ashland Theological Seminary and Ashland University, has planned a new summer institute initiative for the next three years called the Summer Institute for the Integration of Faith, Ministry, and Vocational Life.
The Summer Institute will consist of a series of half-day, one-day and three-day workshops delivered in two sessions as Week 1 and Week 2 from June 6-17, 2017. The summer institute is designed for lay and professional practitioners in the church, para church, and or workplace setting. Presenters will come from a variety of fields in specialized and practical ministry to facilitate competence for the integration of faith, ministry and vocational life.
“Self-understanding and well-being for a lifetime of spiritual growth, fellowship and service in Jesus Christ, among ministry practitioners, requires a lifelong commitment for training and education for kingdom impact,” said Dr. Mark Harden, president of Ashland Theological Seminary.
The Summer Institute will take place at the campuses of Ashland Theological Seminary and Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, centrally located between Cleveland and Columbus off the interstate 71. The event will include lodging, meals, and materials for a retreat and intensive learning experience with a community of peers and colleagues. The institute is ideal for pastors and nonprofit leaders to retreat and see it as an opportunity for professional development.
Ashland Theological Seminary is a graduate division of Ashland University. Its current physical presence comprises Ashland, Cleveland, Columbus and Detroit. The Seminary integrates theological education with Christ Centered transformation as it equips men and women for ministry and the world.
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