Free Preaching Workshops and Paid Summer Fellowship Opportunties for Seminarians and Preachers
By Lisa Anderson
January 7, 2011

The Beatitudes Society, a key Auburn partner, is accepting applications for two of their signature programs; the Prophetic Preaching Workshops and the 2011 Summer Fellowship for Seminarians. Deadlines for admission are January 15th and February 13th respectively. Scholarships are given to those accepted to cover costs for travel and housing. See below for more information.

The Beatitudes Society is an important partner of Auburn’s in the work of equipping religious leaders with the tools they need for a lifetime of bold and prophetic ministry. For years this network of progressive preachers and teachers has been instrumental in the formation of emerging Christian leaders committed to justice, compassion and peace-making.



 Prophetic Preaching Workshops -- FREE

Seminarians with preaching experience and Clergy in their first 5-7 years of ministry are encouraged to apply today!

"Shaping Sermons to Nurture Justice: A Workshop on Prophetic Preaching" offers peer learning that focuses on the collegial listening of each participant into graceful prophetic speech.

The Preaching Workshops will be held in two locations this year:

+ Stony Point Center, Stony Point, NY
March 25-28, 2011

+ Banning Mills, near Atlanta, GA
April 8-11, 2011

Scholarships to the Preaching Workshops cover all workshop fees, room, and board.

Applications are being accepted now through January 15, 2011.

Learn more and apply for a Preaching Workshop Scholarship today.



PAID Summer Fellowships for Seminarians

Beatitudes Society Summer Fellows have life-changing experiences as interns at select host organizations where faith, public life and public policy intersect.

Summer Fellowships are available in:
• Atlanta, GA
• Chicago, IL
• The San Francisco Bay Area, CA
• Washington, DC
Host sites include:
• Human Rights Campaign
• Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
• Interfaith Power and Light
• United Religions Initiative
The dates of the 8-week, PAID Summer Fellowships are June 6 - July 29, 2011.

Selected Fellows receive a $3,000 scholarship to help cover housing, food, and transportation.

Applications are being accepted now through February 13, 2011.

Learn more and apply for a Summer Fellowship today!


Tags: course, fellowship, preaching, workshop

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