Number of weeks: 3
Required books?: No
Live video session?: No
Part of a certification or series of courses?: No
This is a workshop offering participants Christian meditation practices for the Advent season. If you’re missing the reason for the season, this is a good way to connect with God and stay centered this year! There are no materials needed and no participation requirements although the workshop leader will be available throughout Advent.
This course is eligible for 0.5 CEU.
About the Instructor
Beth was ordained in the United Methodist Church but now has Privilege of Call in the United Church of Christ. She graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1994 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Elizabethtown College. In addition to 20 years of pastoral and chaplaincy experience, she teaches religion, philosophy, critical thinking, sociology, and general education courses for the University of Phoenix in New Jersey. She has been active in Safe Sanctuary/Safe church training for a decade or more, and a consultant for more than 150 congregations working to reduce the risk of abuse in the church. She also leads workshops and retreats on Spiritual Gifts, meditation, and mysticism. Her courses, Rediscovering Our Spiritual Gifts, Leading Bible Study: Biblical Interpretation, and Teach Adults are approved as advanced courses in Lay Servant Ministries and Rediscovering Our Spiritual Gifts meets one requirement towards lay speaker status.