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Pastors Day with Dr. Rebecca Laird
November 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Heinmiller Lectures on Spiritual Formation with Dr. Rebecca Laird
$10 registration includes lunch on the campus of NTS. Students are complimentary.
This is Us: Becoming An “Altogether Christian” Community
John Wesley sought to distinguish between an “Almost” and “Altogether” Christian in a famous sermon preached in 1741. Centuries later, what Christian practices foster an “Altogether Christian” community that fosters our connections with God and each other in an time when church structures and forms are fluid and mobility a way of life?
(Sessions will be live-streamed on the CPL Facebook Page)
11-12 Belonging and Boundaries – Respecting Vulnerability
12:30-1:30 Solitude and Service – Cultivating Rhythm
1:45-3 Ritual and Repair – Tending Trespasses
Nazarene clergy: use the lifelong learning code: 27019
Rebecca Laird is Professor of Christian Ministry and Practice at Point Loma Nazarene University where she teaches Christian formation, pastoral care, and preaching. Highly influenced by the work of Henri Nouwen and Jean Vanier, she has a special interest in the communal practices of Christian formation. She is co-author a trilogy of posthumous works of Henri Nouwen: Spiritual Direction: Wisdom for the Long Walk of Faith, Spiritual Formation: The Movements of the Spiritual Life and Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life. She is also author of Ordained Women in the Church of the Nazarene: The First Generation and No Hiding Place: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities with Cecil Williams.