This event is for persons who serve as ministry leaders within their congregations.
The keynote speaker will be Brian Carwana, Director of Encounter World Religions Centre in Toronto.
The World's Religions: Primary Perspectives and a Closer Look - Our journey will begin with an overview that groups religions into three families with similar traits and vastly different ways of approaching the central questions of faith. Then we will spend time exploring Islam, Daoism and Hinduism in more detail. How can we better understand our neighbors? How can really seeing them help us better understand ourselves and our own faith?
Through our Rickman Legacy Fund that encourages Clergy Development, 100% reimbursement of the early bird registration cost for first time attendees ($125) will be given, 50% for second timers, and 25% for third timers. Financial hardship or a lack of one's congregational continuing education funds will also be taken into consideration. Transportation and extra meals will be the responsibility of attendees. Rebate forms will be handed out at the conclusion of the event and reimbursement checks mailed shortly after. All ministers requesting a rebate must have met the CEU reporting requirements to have their current year authorized ministry standing card.