12/28/2013 11:49:00 AM Winter Study Week offers learning opportunities
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The Griffin Center is home to Winter Study Week.
The Archdiocesan Ministry Formation program will offer a Winter Study Week, Jan. 27 – 31. Classes will be presented at The Griffin Center next to Christ the King Parish in Milwaukie. There will be seven week-long courses offered, plus three continuing education opportunities.
The Archdiocesan Ministry Formation Office offers a three-tiered program to assist and train lay ecclesial ministers. The Certificate Program presents an opportunity for a Basic Certificate and an Advanced Certificate. Continuing education courses are offered for any adult learner or lay minister. The Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry is a master’s degree earned through the University of Portland, and endorsed by the Archdiocese for advanced education. Morning courses in the Winter Study Week will meet from 9 a.m. to noon.
Courses being offered are:
Liturgy and Sacraments (Basic 104) – Instructor Peggy Toole New Testament (Basic 106) – Instructor Glenn Rymsza Foundations of Catechesis (Advanced 210) – Instructor Rolando Moreno Sacraments of Celebration (Advanced 306) – Instructor Sr. Jeremy Gallet
Afternoon courses will meet from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Courses being offered are: Christology (Basic 103) – Instructor Todd Cooper Church History (Basic 108) – Instructor Sr. Maureen Abbott Pastoral Administration (Advanced 618) – Instructor Fr. Bill Moisant
Continuing Education opportunities scheduled are: Archdiocesan Systems, Tuesday, 1 p.m.– 4 p.m., Instructor Msgr. Charles Lienert Christian Leadership, Wednesday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Instructor Thomas Connolly, Jr. Program Organization, Thursday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Instructor Cathy Shannon.
Registration is available online http://minform.archdpdx.org. Classes taken for credit in the Ministry Certificate programs are $60. Courses taken for audit are $40 each. Continuing education classes are $20 each. Lodging is available at The Griffin Center $35 per night single/$25 per night double. Registration deadline is Jan. 17. For more information contact Heather Wycoff [email protected], 503-652-7476.