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October 22 - 23, 2014
 

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, will be the featured speaker at the historical “Lyman Beecher Lectureship on Preaching,” at Yale Divinity School, October 22nd (4:00pm), and October 23rd and 24th (10:30am each day). The lectureship is offered to “a minister of the Gospel of any evangelical denomination who has been markedly successful in the special work of the Christian ministry.”

Established in 1871, this wonderful teaching opportunity has hosted such preaching giants as Samuel DeWitt Proctor, Walter Brueggeman, and Gardner C. Taylor. Come and be in the audience for the teaching and preaching of Rev. Moss, as he presents, in three parts, The Blue Note Gospel: Preaching the Prophetic Blues in a Post Soul World.


November 15, 2014
 

Join students, scholars, and pastoral leaders from around the world at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as they rethink the practice of ministry in a global society. Find out more.


December 4-7, 2014
 

The Enneagram Conference, led by Dr. Joe Howell, returns for another enlightening experience revealing to the children of God this ancient process of raising consciousness. The three-day conference will focus on explicating the wisdom of this spiritual system to those who want to develop their awareness of the graced complexity of human nature and relationships.


January 22-24, 2015
 

As Christians, we care deeply about social justice and know that the church can create change. But on a practical level, how do we take on the pervasive, overwhelming issue of economic inequality? This year’s Trinity Institute (TI2015) speakers have real-world experience making change happen. They will provide you with hopeful, practical tools you can use in your community to make a positive economic impact.


January 29-31, 2015
 

Experience art from the inside out. Bay Area artists who will facilitate outings to performances, exhibits, urban artscape, and more with attention to the intersections of arts, spirit and social change. Find out more about Be Art Now.



Classifed: Job Openings

Senior Pastor
 

Crossroads Church is Welcoming/Affirming, affiliated with Alliance of Baptists, Metropolitan Organization for Economic Equality (MORE2) and Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists. We are seeking an emotionally mature pastor, effective and thoughtful preacher who presents scripture in a way that inspires and equips us to serve God, effective encourager of work groups, and who will help manage the polarities of vocal and diverse congregation. If you feel called to us and our mission go to visit our website or mail cover letter and resume to Crossroads Church, 7917 Main, Kansas City MO 64114 or to searchcall2@crossroadschurchkc.org.


Legislative Associate/Communications Coordinator
 

This position will focus half-time on public policy advocacy and U.S. militarism; and coordinate the Washington Office public communications. Deadline for receiving letters and resumes is October 17, 2014. View the job description here.


Full-Time Writers
 

American Bible Society is hiring full-time writers as we grow our Content Marketing team and our Bible Engagement Resource team. If you (or someone you know) would enjoy writing blogs, curricula, web content, fundraising content, white papers, video scripts, Bible tips, and how-tos, and articles that address the theological tangles of our time, please contact Andrew Hood, Director of Communications: ahood@americanbible.org.

Although American Bible Society is entering its third century of ministry, it is also entering a season of vibrant renewal and a refocusing of its mission. Great writing and great staff will play an integral role in its success in the coming years. Please email Andrew Hood with any questions!


Chief Executive Officer
 

CPWR is seeking a CEO who combines passion for the vision of an effective interfaith movement with the entrepreneurial instincts and managerial skills that are needed to build a strong, sustainable organization. For more details, see http://www.parliamentofreligions.org/CEOannouncement).


Associate Pastor
 

First Baptist Church, Palo Alto, California, a progressive, inclusive faith community seeks candidates for a full time ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR FAITH FORMATION AND FAMILY LIFE with responsibilities for Community Outreach and Christian Faith Formation for children, youth and families. Inquiries, applications to Rick Mixon, Pastor, First Baptist Church, 305 North California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301 or rrmixon@aol.com.