2021 Upcoming Events and Offerings
Mark Your Calendar!
We are excited to announce upcoming Yale Bible Study, Yale Youth Ministry Institute and Center for Continuing Education events – starting in July! We are pleased to offer Bible studies with YDS faculty, YMI presentations on the pressing topics of post-pandemic ministry with youth, and Center-sponsored events on leadership and transition in a liminal time. All of our offerings are free and will be held virtually through the fall.
For more information on each event, click the registration links provided. We will continue to add new offerings in the coming months so be sure to check back on our YMI webpage, YBS webpage, and our Center for Continuing Education webpage.
Paul’s Letter to the Philippians with the Rev. Dr. Allen Hilton
July 14, 21, 28 and August 4; 8pm
Join us for 4 sessions on Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians. This friendly letter from the apostle Paul to a Christian community is written while he is incarcerated in a dark Roman prison, surrounded by suffering and death.
Register at: Paul’s Letter to the Philippians
|The Gospel of John: An Online Bible Study with Dr. Harold Attridge
Sept. 21 & 27, Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26; 7pm
Join us as we explore the Gospel’s narrative strategy, probe the larger theological issues that it raises, and reflect on the process of the Gospel’s development and its engagement with the intellectual and cultural context of its first century audience.
Register at: The Gospel of John: An Online Bible Study
|Leading in a Liminal Season with Rev. Susan Beaumont
October 20th; 12 – 1:30pm
Liminal seasons call for a different kind of leadership presence, one that connects the soul of leaders with the soul of the institution. Learn how to lead in a liminal season.
Register at: Leading in a Liminal Season
|Fast-Starting a Career of Consequence with Fred Sievert
October 21st; 12 – 1pm
Explore the symbiotic relationship between faith and career and provide practical Christ-centered advice for creating a career of consequence.
Register at: Fast-Starting a Career of Consequence
|The Emotional Intelligence Factor: How to Apply EI toYouth Ministry with
David R. Caruso, Ph.D.
September 8th; 12 – 1:30pm
Learn the necessary skills to handle challenging situations on a consistent basis and under stressful conditions.
|Grief, we all feel it, but do you know what to do with it? with Dr. Szu-Hui Lee, PhD, ABPP
October 16th; 12 – 1:30pm
Explore the impacts of grief & loss on adolescents, concrete ways to process one’s grief, how to continue to connect with our loved ones, & learn ways to healthily manage this inevitable part of our lives together.
|Belonging with Dr. Margaret Clark
November 3; 12 – 1:30pm
We all want to belong to a community and that sense of belonging is elemental to our well-being. Join Dr. Margaret Clark for a conversation about just how much young people want to belong, how they strive to belong and what really makes people feel that they belong.
Register at: Belonging
|I Hear You: Creating Listening Spaces with Youth with Mark Yaconelli
December 1st; 12 – 1:30pm
Through contemplative practice, personal storytelling, and compassionate listening exercises, participants will explore creative ways to help young people feel heard and healed into the Presence of God.
Register at: I Hear You: Creating Listening Spaces
YDS News From OASIS
by Rev Jack Perkins Davidson
YOUTH SUNDAY with Multiple Churches
One of the silver-linings of the shift to virtual worship during the pandemic has been the way it gave many of us an excuse to experiment with ambitious outside-the-box worship ideas we never would have thought to attempt before. For your consideration today: Multi-Church Youth Sunday.
Read how OASIS put together a Multi-Church Youth Sunday by clicking here.
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