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Learning on Purpose – registration deadline

“Learning on Purpose is a crash course in life!” – LoP participant The registration deadline for the Centre’s 2-week introduction to leadership, theology, social justice, spiritual care, and learning-in-community is fast approaching. We still have room for a few more participants, so we’re extending the registration deadline to May 15, 2019. This year Learning on …

Congratulate our 2019 Grads and Companion

On the weekend of March 24 and 25 we will be celebrating the graduation of four students from our Diploma in Diaconal Ministries program, as well as honouring the recipient of the 2019 Companion of the Centre Award, Nancy Ford. You are invited to join us for the CCS banquet on Saturday night (tickets are …

Power and Pain

This March brings two opportunities to dig in to issues that profoundly affect us all. Power and Privilege From March 20-26, 2019, the Centre for Christian Studies will be offering a social justice learning circle on Power and Privilege. Anybody who wants to create positive change in the world needs to have a working understanding …

Logged in to Learning

Last week the Centre for Christian Studies started something new. CCS students have been using technology for years, to access course materials, submit assignments, connect with each other and with staff. But last week the first completely online learning circles were launched. Ministry as Listening is an online version of the Centre’s in-person Ministry as …

Scholarships for CCS Students and Grads

Thanks to generous donors, CCS has a few scholarships available for our students and/or CCS graduates pursuing further education. The deadline for applications is April 1. For more information, contact Gertrude Rutherford Scholarship – A scholarship to further the studies of a graduate(s) of the Centre for Christian Studies, who is proceeding to a Degree …

Announcing the 2019 Companion of the Centre – Nancy Ford

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Companion of the Centre recipient will be Rev. Canon Nancy Ford.

Six reasons to learn at CCS

Theme learning circles for the Centre for Christian Studies’ 2018-2019 school year.

Learning on Purpose 2018 registration deadline extended

Deadline to register for Learning on Purpose 2018 has been extended to May 15.

2017 Annual Report

Join us Thursday, March 8th.

Learning on Purpose focusses purpose

There is no actual typical. That is as true for CCS students as it is for the rest of the world.  CCS’s signature leadership program, Learning on Purpose, attracts a wide-range of students ~ diaconal, lay, ordained, Anglican, United. There are often students from the Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre and other theological schools, various denominations …

Join the Circle

“Since graduation I have searched for con-ed that offers the depth and breadth of content as well as the educational style CCS gave me.”

2017 Learning on Purpose

Participants from across Canada gather for Learning on Purpose.

Highlights of World Diakonia

Reflections on the gathering of the Diakonia World Federation gathering in Chicago this summer.

Continuing Studies at the Centre for Christian Studies

You don’t have to be a diaconal ministry student to participate in a CCS learning circle.

An Invented Life

CCS grad Terrie Chedore reflects on her calling as a diaconal artist… “What are you doing these days?” That was the question everyone was asking at World DIAKONIA 2017. What an amazing event! About 450 women and men from over 31 countries! I wasn’t sure how well I would fit in because I am one …