Training & Learning Opportunities

Please click on any of the title links below for full information on each topic.

Antiracism Training

Since the 1991 General Convention, the Episcopal Church has approved resolutions that invite Episcopalians, lay and ordained, to repent the sin of racism and to work for its eradication.  During the 2012 General Convention, the Episcopal Church recommitted to the resolution and dedicated itself to continuing to work against the sin of racism for the next three triennia, until 2018.  (More about the history of the Episcopal Church’s antiracism work is available on page 65 of our training manual).

Education for Ministry

Education for Ministry (EfM) is a four-year distance learning certificate program in theological education based upon small-group study and practice.

Eucharistic Visitor Training

Eucharistic visitors are lay people who have been trained to give the Holy Eucharist to those who are unable to attend church services. Eucharistic visitors must be licensed by the diocese.

Safe Church Training

This training is designed to increase awareness regarding sexual misconduct and abuse of power, to outline steps toward preventing abuse, to offer ways to intervene when misconduct occurs and to equip anyone in a position of parish leadership with ways of healing and rebuilding the body of Christ.