Like to be part of something where you are not always the leader?
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Retreats Published Online
Upcoming Email Retreats
Advent Personal eRetreat 2013 : Presence Through the Arts | More Info | Register
Twelve Days of Christmas: Seasonings | More Info | Sample | Register
Lent Adult Study 2014: Gifts of Celtic Spirituality | More Info | Register
Lent Personal Email 2014: ”Soul Songs: Praying the Psalms“ | More Info | Sample | Register
Lent Sunday School and Young Family Resource | More Info | Sample | Register
All the Way to Pentecost 2014: Spiritual Deepening for Godly Play Storytellers & Doorpersons | More Info | Sample | Register
Workshops at the Maritime Conference Centre
Godly Play Core Training | More Info | FULL!
Workshop with the Rev. Dr. Linda Yates on her Research Nov. 7 | More Info
2013 Children’s Spirituality Symposium Nov. 15-16 | More Info to Come | Register
Art & Spirituality Day | More Info to Come
Preaching as Spiritual Practice | More Info to Come
Workshops with new Doctors of Ministry | More Info to Come
Book Study Webinars | More Info to Come
NARTHEX Confirmation Resources AVAILABLE NOW: Click here to download the print resource for the Introductory video This is a sample of the Print Resource that comes with access to the theme videos. You receive it as part of the package for “Videos only” or when you register on-line participants. View the Introductory Video here! You have choices. You may register to purchase access to the Video and Resource Package to supplement your own confirmation program. We are registering now for youth on-line participation for...read more
Join the President and Program Staff of Maritime Conference each morning in Holy Week as they reflect on Moments in Holy Week. Based on readings from the Gospel of Matthew, the daily email will introduce a Moment each day in Holy Week, and offer a scripture reading, a moment of brief reflection and a moment of prayer. The reflections will be based on a personal experience of the Moment for the day and be reflected in creative writing, poetry, art, or music. You will receive a daily email beginning Monday of Holy Week and continuing until...read more
Soul Songs: Praying the Psalms Through the lens of the six Psalms set aside in the Lectionary for Lent, we will look at our own Soul Songs and seek ways to open our heart to our own story and ways of being present and responsive in the world around us. Here is what you can expect to find in each of the six emails you will receive: A Visual Journal receiving a word from the Psalm for the day. Entry Points – a brief teaching about the Psalms covering topics like the language for God, the language of outrage, the...read more
NARTHEX Confirmation Resources “It’s meant to be flexible!” “It’s meant to fit some of the realities of gathering youth in pastoral charges.” Here are some of the ways NARTHEX resources may assist your youth ministry. 1. You have gathered a group and have your own program but its hard to find times when youth can meet. Take a look at the themes for the Six Videos. If they are topics you cover (see below for synopsis) then you might consider purchasing access to the YouTube videos to supplement your program....read more
Confirmation Resources 2014 nar·thex [nahr-theks] An entry way between the sanctuary of a church and the main door to the world beyond. Offering …. An on-line confirmation community for youth or Six professionally produced You Tube Videos to supplement your program or A Confirmation Retreat at Tatamagouche Centre. (April 4-5) You register for the resources you need. To learn more about NARTHEX and the resources please download this brochure: NARTHEX: Confirmation Resources 2014 To learn more about your choice of resources and the...read more
Lent Email Retreat - Soul Songs: Praying the Psalms A six- week personal retreat written by Janice MacLean, Minister for Christian Nurture & Enrichment Register Now. See Registration Form Below “ I have a life-long relationship with the Psalms. I’ve always loved them. Sometimes I want to love them more as I struggled with language and images. In this retreat I share my journey and practice of entering the Psalms through study and prayer and coming to claim them as “Soul Songs.” We will focus on the six Psalms...read more
Lent Small Group Study: Gifts of Celtic Christianity Leaders: Ivan Gregan & Janice MacLean Register NOW Session 1: The Hearth:Gather Us In Session 2: High Crosses: Touchstones for an Engaged Spirituality Session 3: The Salmon of the Three Wells: Encircling Presence Session 4: A Infinite Weave: A Celtic Sense of Time Session 5: The Place of Our Resurrection: Mission Session 6: Celtic Worship Sample of Session 1: Leader’s Page Register HERE Who is it for? Put together a group of people even as small as 2-3...read more
SEASONINGS- The Twelve Days of Christmas Email By Janice MacLean Scroll Down to Register STILL TIME TO REGISTER! Enter the New Year in the company of twelve folk who share the newest recipe they tried or the dish they bring to a potluck, (maybe even the recipe for the most romantic meal they ever cooked!) Learn what book is presently on their tablet or bedside or it might be the one that changed their life. Find out what spiritual practice sustains them or without which their day would not quite be the same. Savour a New Year blessing they...read more
Register Now for Seasonings Making food and gathering around a table creates memories. As I spend time collecting recipes from the twelve days of Christmas people I have a fresh appreciation for the depth of memory and the profound experiences behind the recipes they pick to share. This Twelve Days of Christmas email offers you: Twelve Emails delivered to your inbox. December 26-January 6. Twelve Folk. How many of the 12 do you know? Twelve Recipes.Touching and Inspiring stories. Twelve Book Recommendations. Twelve Spiritual...read more
Presence Through the Arts – Advent Retreat 2013 Registration Deadline is this week: Register here. Let me confess. I am not an expert in the Arts. I wish I had deeper acquaintance. Some of you have far more understanding and hands on experience. What I do have is a curious tug. One of those tugs led me to a title like “Presence Through the Arts.” I’ve followed my curiousity from one tug to another until I shaped something that that (hopefully) resembles an Advent retreat. What makes it a retreat? I’m a “doorperson.” I...read more