Everyone expects to learn when they pursue higher education, but do they expect to learn from God? God often calls at the times when we are moving and in transition, yet today’s students may not recognize this call. They may not even be able to articulate their questions and experiences.
Explore how to discern when and where God is calling, and help young people do the same. Collaborate on ways to help others hear and respond to God’s call so we can offer the encouragement needed to share their faith. Through interactive peer learning, we’ll develop a culture of the call in our campus ministries with a common language and understanding of calling. Let’s connect with scripture and each other, engaging in transforming discussions about how God is at work in and around us. Join us for an in-depth study in Christian community as we take part in God’s call to work together to making disciples.
About the Timothy Circle
This class is a part of the Timothy Circle. The Timothy Circle is a sister program of BeADisciple and is focused on helping connect young people with opportunities that will further their understanding of their call. You can learn more about the Timothy Circle on the Institute for Discipleship website or by watching the video below:
About the Instructor
Teryl Cartwright is a teacher and writer. She is excited to be a Culture of the Call Coordinator, teaching three very different Culture of the Call modules for Congregational Life (churches), Camping Ministries, and Campus Ministries. She has an M.A. in Critical and Creative Thinking from UMass Boston and B.S. in Education from Clarion University. She worked as a freelance curriculum writer for Group Publishing for ten years and then served as Director of Adult Ministries in a thousand member church for seven years. She has taught various other online courses including “Conference Call,” a personalized “design as you go” curriculum offered by the Susquehanna Conference E& I Committee for those attending a “God’s Calling” workshop on discernment. She loves the “iron sharpening iron” opportunities to learn from her course participants.
She is a member of Spry Church (UMC) in York, PA. Her teaching is based on reflection, discussion, and activity-based learning. She feels blessed to have piloted several unique Bible studies within the local church on bioethics, humor, creativity, and service learning. Some of her hobbies include origami, game creation, pottery throwing (making bowls not breaking them), and Christian fiction writing. An advocate of lifelong learning, she thinks the best part is seeing the wonders God reveals daily!