Anglican Programs

The Centre for Christian Studies offers a number of courses tailored to the needs of Anglican students.

Ministering by Word & Example

Ministering by Word and ExampleA five-session course of formation for diaconal service in the Anglican tradition.  Word & Example is currently running on the first Saturday of the month from November to March.

More information on Word & Example…


Diaconal Mentor Training

An occasional course for deacons to become mentors for other candidates and ordinands to the diaconate.  Read about the Fall 2016 training event.


Learning on Purpose

Our two-week leadership development course is a terrific primer for anyone thinking about more intentional leadership in the church and the world, regardless of denomination.  The course has been taken as a kind of discernment by those considering a call to ministry, as continuing education by those in active ministry, and as an enrichment course by those who want to offer faith-filled leadership outside of the church.  Learn more…


Diploma in Diaconal Ministry

gwen ordinationThe United Church of Canada recognizes the CCS diploma program as a requirement for diaconal ministry in the UCC.  Bishops in the Anglican Church of Canada also recognize the CCS program as part of a solid educational foundation for ordination.