YEAR ONE CURRICULUM

 

Scripture

  • Introduction to the Year
  • The Persian Period
  • Deuteronomistic History
  • Prophetic Literature
  • Responses to Hellenism
  • Pentateuch
  • The Roman Period
  • Matthew and Luke/Acts
  • John and Paul
  • Paul, Canon, Scripture as a Resource for Christians

Spirituality

  • Spiritual Autobiographies
  • Stages of Faith; Journaling
  • Lectio Divina
  • Rule of Life
  • Prayer of the Senses
  • Contemplative Prayer
  • Celtic Spirituality
  • Reading Icons
  • Spirituality of the Senses
  • Labyrinth

Liturgy and Music

  • Daily Office
  • Homiletics
  • Introduction to Holy Eucharist
  • History and Theology of the Book of Common Prayer
  • Familiarity with the Book of Common  Prayer
  • Liturgical Renewal Movement
  • Holy Eucharist and Prayers of the People
  • Conversations with the Bishop
  • Field Work Review

Theory and Practice of Ministry

  • Introduction to the Priesthood and Diaconate
  • Clergy Vesture
  • Cultural Competency
  • Hospital Visits
  • Preparing for End of Life
  • Small Vital Congregations
  • Title IV Disciplinary Canons
  • Empowering the Laity
  • Parish Polity