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August LDM Wraps Up

The two-week August Leadership Development Module finished up last Friday at the Tatamagouche Centre in Nova Scotia.  It was a small group, but the participants were a lovely, energetic, thoughtful …

Reflections on the “Maylanne Maybee Award”

“How does it feel to have an award named after you?” asked Deacon Pam Nesbit, President of the newly named  Association of Episcopal Deacons (formerly the North American Association for …

Thinking Forward and Backward

Maylanne Maybee reflects on her first weeks as Principal of CCS: It’s now two weeks since I’ve assumed the role of Principal of the Centre for Christian Studies.  My appointment …

Maylanne Maybee arrives as Principal of CCS

It’s now a little over a week since I’ve assumed the role of Principal of the Centre for Christian Studies.  Scott Douglas said the day would come that I won’t …

Call for Nominations for Companion of the Centre

We’re inviting nominations for the 2012 Companion of the Centre.  Through this award, CCS honors one or more persons at the Annual Service of Celebration (held yearly in March): graduates …

Call for short-term programming (continuing education) proposals

The Centre for Christian Studies is extending its programming for theological education with short-term continuing education offerings. Goals: To expand the range of: – Geographic venues – Leadership – Subject …

Survey

Marc wants to hear from you.  Leave a comment or email him directly at mdesrosiers@ccsonline.ca . The current CCS logo features ‘happy, dancing people.’ In your opinion, does that graphic …

120 in 2012!

2012 will mark the our 120th year of training deaconesses, deacons, and diaconal ministers in Canada. From its proud and historic roots since 1892, through seven institutions, the Centre for …

Farewell to Charlotte

Charlotte Caron continues as acting principal of the Centre for Christian Studies until the end of July, but since many of the CCS staff are taking holidays in July it …

Emma Kaufman Scholarship

The CCS Awards Working Group has announced that it is accepting applications for the $10,000 Emma Kaufman Scholarship.  The scholarship is for study or a learning experience outside of Canada or …

DUCC tours CCS

Some participants from the national DUCC (Diakonia of the United Church of Canada) conference dropped by CCS this afternoon to take a tour.  Charlotte Caron acted as host, showing folks …

Sewing the Edges Together

Maylanne Maybee writes about the gathering of UCC Community and Social Justice Ministers – Sewing the Edges Together: It was a bit of a leap to go from that meeting to …

Anglican Heads of Theological Schools Meeting

Maylanne Maybee, CCS Principal-designate, writes about the meeting of the heads of the Anglican Theological Schools in Toronto, June 6&7, 2011:  What issues of governance are Anglican colleges for theological …

Call for Nominations – Companion of the Centre

Companion of the Centre nominations are being accepted for the 2012 Companion.  The “Companion of the Centre” award was established in 2001 by the Central Council of the Centre. Through …

About You – Barbara Barnett

In a recent community update, to advertise the upcoming farewell to Charlotte gathering, Marc posted some bird pictures and invited readers to name the bird (Charlotte is an avid bird-watcher). …