News: ENS September 13, 2016: Public ministry in practice / Episcopal Church webcast to discuss refugee resettlement on Sept. 14

September 13, 2016


Aaron Kleinfelter (foreground right) with a group of pastors and leaders he used to co-facilitate in the Diocese of Southern Ohio before he and his family moved to Berkeley for him to attend CDSP. Photo: Aaron Kleinfelter

Public ministry in practice
by Lynette Wilson
How to conduct one-on-one conversations, how to run a meeting, how to listen and understand self-interest are just some of the skills learned by seminarians and others who train for community organizing.

In 2013, Church Divinity School of the Pacific began offering a weeklong course, “Organizing for Public Ministry,” in partnership with the Industrial Areas Foundation. IAF is a well-established network of faith and community-based organizations that trains leaders and empowers communities.

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