May and June Courses and Events Newsletter from Sarum College
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May & June 2015   |   01722 424800   |

Christian Spirituality

Sarum Certificate in Spiritual Direction
Sarum Certificate in Spiritual Direction
This course aims to equip those who are called to this ministry to confidently and competently accompany others. Spread over two years, it offers a balanced learning environment blending personal and spiritual formation with skills development. Applications due by Saturday 23 May
Religion and Spirituality in Pre-Raphaelite Art
Religion and Spirituality in Pre-Raphaelite Art
Discover the work of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of painters and their circle with excursions to examine this art in situ. Friday 5 to Sunday 7 June
Individually Guided Retreats
Individually Guided Retreats
An extended time of prayer and silence undertaken with the support and guidance of an experienced facilitator. Particularly suitable for those who are new to guided retreats. Monday 8 to Thursday 11 June and repeated Monday 24 to Thursday 27 August
Day of Spiritual Reflection: The Garden of Delight
Day of Spiritual Reflection: The Garden of Delight
A quiet day led by Pat Clegg offering space for a summer-time break. Times of personal reflection will be interspersed with invitations to be at play with God in the Garden of Delight. Friday 19 June

Theology and Culture

Theology Quest and Questions
Theology Quest and Questions
Series of evening lectures opening the study of Christian Theology to those who want to know what they believe. Every Tuesday evening, 7pm to 9pm until 23 June, £5 on the door. See all forthcoming sessions »

Leadership and Ministry

Understanding Organisations
Understanding Organisations
Examine the contemporary images and models of organisations.A multi-disciplinary approach brings critical insights into the emergence of organisational culture. Monday 29 June to Thursday 2 July

Liturgy and Worship

Examining Ritual Practices: A Practical Theological Approach
Examining Ritual Practices: A Practical Theological Approach
Seminar with Ed Foley, Duns Scotus Professor of Spirituality and Professor of Liturgy and Music at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, to explore how the practice of ritual lends itself to examination and research. Thursday 4 June
Leading Intercessions
Leading Intercessions
Intercession is the heartbeat of the Church, yet our regular experience of public prayer can lose sight of this. This day will explore different styles of prayer identifying the ‘pitfalls’ of leading intercessions and making creative use of music. Tuesday 16 June
Liturgy and Spirituality
Liturgy and Spirituality
Examine the ways in which liturgy and spirituality relate, both conceptually and with reference to debates, such as the historic conflict between liturgy and popular piety. Monday 29 June to Thursday 2 July
New Testament Greek in a Week
New Testament Greek in a Week
If you have ever wondered what lies behind the text of an English Bible, why different Bibles translate the text in different ways or wanted a better understanding of the Greek terms theologians love to toss about, this course is for you. Monday 27 July to Saturday 1 August

Magna Carta Lectures

Magna Carta’s American Adventure
Sun 7 June with Dick Howard

Magna Carta and the Law
Thurs 18 June with Lord Igor Judge
Renewal and Reform: Archbishop Langton in a Circle of New Ideas (rescheduled)
Fri 24 July with Lesley Smith
Optional seminar on Sat 25 July

Bookshop & Library

Wrestling With a Godly Order
Wrestling With a Godly Order
James Steven and contributors will be in Sarum College to talk about this new book providing contemporary and historical accounts of the significance of the Book of Common Prayer for a variety of Christian traditions. Wednesday 20 May at 12.25pm, free and open to all.
Like a Tramp, Like a Pilgrim
Like a Tramp, Like a Pilgrim
A talk with author Harry Bucknall on his remarkable 1,400 mile pilgrimage on foot to Rome. Friday 29 May at 7.15pm. Tickets £3 to include a glass of wine or £13 to include supper - please book in advance.
An Evening with Barbara Brown Taylor
Learning to Walk in the Dark
An evening with Barbara Brown Taylor, an American Episcopal priest, professor, author, theologian and one of the best known US preachers. Monday 6 July at 6.30pm. Tickets £5 to include a glass a wine - please book in advance.

Looking Ahead...

•  Magna Carta Women Exhibition by Tracy Satchwill Opens Fri 25 September
•  2015 Sarum Singing Break Fri 2 to Sun 4 October
Enriching Ministry: The Practice of Pastoral Supervision Begins Wed 21 October
•  2015 Niblett Memorial Lecture: Faith Formation and Context Sat 10 October
•  The Legacy of Taizé: A Symposium at Sarum Fri 30 to Sat 31 October
•  The Gospel of Luke the Physician Mon 2 to Thurs 5 November
•  In Search of Feminist Theological Poets Fri 13 to Sun 15 November
Renaissance Ministry 2015-16 Begins Mon 30 to Wed 2 December

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Postgraduate Study Taster Days

Postgraduate Study Taster Days at Sarum College

Saturday 13 June and Saturday 12 September

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