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Certificate in Ministry of Supervision for Clergy – Fall 2017

Below is a description of the program and some clarifications on the registration process. Here are a few highlights for you

  • It is a program for clergy;
  • It is non-credit, but can be done as a three credit hour course. This might be of interest for those with a B.Th. or M.Div. and would like to receive the M.Th. degree. Queen’s College graduates require seven courses with their previous degree to receive the M. degree.
  • We will likely have the sessions on Wednesday mornings or Friday mornings, as these are the only days our Smart Classroom is available.  We will negotiate the schedule with those who are interested.

Please see the description below and pass it along to other clergy who might be interested.

Certificate in Ministry of Supervision provides clergy with the information and skills to mentor individuals preparing for ordination by modelling pastoral practices, demonstrating congregational leadership and offering spiritual guidance.

  • The Certificate in Ministry of Supervision is available on-line and on-campus in real time. It is offered in ten scheduled 2.5 hour sessions: five sessions in the fall semester and five in the winter semester.
  • Tuition is $100.00 for the entire program. It qualifies as a continuing education and can be paid for from Continuing Education Funds.  The program is subsidized by a grant from the Anglican Foundation of Canada.
  • This is a non-credit It will require attendance and participation, as well as some reading.
  • Arrangements can be made to complete this certificate for credit, with some assigned work and evaluation to ensure it meets the standard of a degree level course. Tuition for one three credit hour course is $275.00.   For complete details on course and student fees please click on the following link http://queenscollegenl.ca/?page_id=619

Registration can be completed by completing an application form on-line along with submitting a course selection form to the General Office. 

  • The link to the application is http://queenscollegenl.ca/?page_id=341
  • The link for course selection form is http://queenscollegenl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Course-Selection-Form.pdf
  • Enter yourself as Part-time and Continuing Education in the boxes provided.
  • You will be required to pay the $40.00 application fee, it will be credited toward your tuition and you will be invoiced for the remainder. 
  • You can now use your credit card (Visa or MasterCard) to pay fees to Queen’s College. (2.5% service fee will be applied to the total outstanding balance)
  • We will not require references, transcripts and letters of conduct for clergy doing this program as Continuing Education.
  • We will need the entire application completed by those who wish to do the program for credit.
  • If you are interested in doing this course for credit, please e-mail me at singleton@mun.ca

MAJOR THEMES

Supervision

  • The role(s) of a Supervisor
  • Goal Setting for Supervision
  • How to provide constructive feedback
  • Conflict Management
  • Boundaries
  • Conflict of Interest

Spiritual Development

  • What is a Spiritual Director of Guide? What a Spiritual Director or Guide is not.
  • Spiritual journey
  • Ways of praying
  • Practicing prayer
  • Spiritual Resilience

Pastoral Practice

  • Putting required pastoral competencies into action.
  • Listening
  • Confidentiality
  • Visitation
  • Leading Prayer
  • Consoling
  • Evangelizing by example

Administration Matters

  • Church governance
  • Canons
  • Constitutions
  • Hand Books
  • HR Policies
  • Other diocesan administrative policies and practices

 Evaluating

  • Key considerations in assessing ones progress and suitability for ministry
  • Being objective in evaluating
  • Being honest in evaluation
  • Periodic evaluations and final evaluations
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We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to join our team

Queen’s College, Faculty of Theology is seeking an Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist to join our team.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the General Office and assists with the overall administration of the College. The incumbent must be capable of working independently and collaboratively. Serious applicants must have the education and experience in an office administration role that verifies the following skill set:

  • Interpersonal skills to represent the college in the front office, on the telephone, and written correspondence;
  • Organizational skills to plan, coordinate, and schedule recurring and special events;
  • Maintain efficient and effective office procedures and routines;
  • Data management skills to ensure financial and statistical information is received, recorded, and reported as required;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Simply Accounting
  • Working knowledge or willingness to learn WordPress, Google Docs, Survey Monkey and updating a Web Site, Facebook page and Twitter account.

Personal Suitability

  • Respectful, organized, flexible; team player; excellent oral and written communication; client focus; reliable; able to multitask.

Position details

  • This is a permanent full-time position
  • Located at Queen’s College, 210 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s, NL
  • 35 hours per week
  • Salary $42,000.00 – $46,000.00 to reflect suitability and experience.
  • Benefits are available.
  • Start date is October 02, 2017 / negotiable.

Application

  • Cover letter
  • Resume with contact information for two references
  • Copy of Certificate or Diploma to show completion of Office Administration Program
  • Apply by forwarding cover letter and resume by regular mail or e-mail to

Provost

Queen’s College, 210 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s, NL A1B 3R6

Email: provostqueenscollege@mun.ca

 

  • Application deadline: August 18, 2017

We thank all candidates for their interest in a career with Queen’s College.  Due to the volume of applications, we will contact only applicants who are selected for an interview on or before August 25th, 2017.

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Diploma in Theology and Ministry – Fall 2017

 

Queen’s College is launching a Diploma in Theology and Ministry Program at several locations, starting in September 2017: Western Newfoundland, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Gander, and St. John’s. The Diploma program is offered on weekends for persons interested in learning more about scripture, Christian belief, personal spiritual development and ministry.  This program is designed to engage both heart and mind in the context of classroom interaction, community, and prayer.  The Diploma program is completed over three years, participants attend classes Friday evenings (7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.) and Saturdays (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) on four weekends for two semesters each year. Format includes presentations, reflections and discussion.  Evaluation is based on attendance and participation – no exams or assignments. The Diploma program is open to students of all denominations. Students with the Diploma are granted advance standing of four credits in the Associate in Theology program. Tuition for the Program is $200.00 per semester.

brochure – Diploma in Theology and Ministry 2017-year A

brochure – Diploma in Theology and Ministry 2017-year A – Central NL

brochure – Diploma in Theology and Ministry 2017-year A – Western NL

For more information on the program please contact at Queen’s College Faculty of Theology, 210 Prince Philip Drive, Suite 3000, St. John’s, NL, A1B 3R6

Telephone:  (709) 753-0116; Toll Free:  (877) 753-016;  Fax:  (709) 753-1214

Email:  queens@mun.ca    Web Site at www.queenscollegnl.ca

This program is sponsored in part by

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Richard Singleton, PhD, DMin, MDiv, BA, CT

Provost and Vice Chancellor

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Queen’s College Alumni Workshop – May 3, 2017

Living Out the Challenge of Matthew 25 –  PowerPoint and Audio Presentation

Bishop Jane Alexander, M.Ed., M.T.S., Ph.D.
The Right Reverend Jane Alexander provided a talk in ways in which the church is called to be active in the world and how we can better equip people to become true disciples of Christ. How do we take the marks of mission and help them leap off the page and into other parts and make it a rule of life.”

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500 Years since Martin Luther – May 1, 2017: PowerPoint and Audio Presentation, Part 1 & 2

 

Presenters:

  • Sean McGrath, Ph.D.
  • David Bell, Phil.D.
  • Michelle Rebidous, Ph.D.
  • Ian Wishart, D.D.
  • Barry Stephenson, Ph.D.

A journey of reformation and transformation.

This event is organized to mark the beginning of the significant historic, theological and cultural changes that started when Martin Luther nailed ninety-five thesis to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517.