Spring 2014

Tue, Mar 11, 2014
The Rev. Rod McAulay
Registration Deadline: Mon, Mar 10, 2014

6pm to 9pm, Classroom A at CDSP, and online via link

This class will provide a general introduction to the function of canonical law in the Episcopal Church, including the historical roots and scope of law in the church as well as the larger legal context of the church institution. The lectures will include a review of Title IV the Canons of the Episcopal Church dealing with the procedures for clergy discipline and is intended to satisfy the requirement of Canon III.8.5(h)(3) for individuals seeking ordination to the Priesthood.

This course may be taken in three ways:

  • In person, on the CDSP campus on March 11 at 6pm.
  • Online in real time on March 11 at 6pm, with opportunities to ask questions and interact with the instructor.
  • At a later date by viewing a recorded version of the course. Those taking the course at a later date will be asked to complete a brief quiz to demonstrate mastery of the material.

Materials recommended: Constitution and Canons, 2012 edition available in print from Church Publishing or on-line on The Episcopal Church website.

The Rev. Roderick McAulay (M. Div. CDSP ’99) is a retired priest in the Diocese of Northern California, having served as Rector at St. Stephen’s, Sebastopol. He currently chairs the Diocesan Commission on Ministry and has served as the Presiding Judge of the Eccesiastical Court for his Diocese and as a member of the four-diocese Disciplinary Board in northern California. Prior to studying for the priesthood he practiced law for twenty-seven years and is a graduate of Stanford Law School.

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Sat, May 3, 2014
Registration Deadline: Wed, Apr 30, 2014
CDSP Campus

An event for youth ministers, parents, and anyone who loves children and young adults, sponsored by CDSP and DioCal.

9:30am to 12:30pm  Workshops 

  • From Child to Teen: Moving with youth through the tween years
  • Confirmation: Theology and Practice of theTransition Sacrament
  • Intentional Community: The Work of the Church in Supporting Young Adults
  • Creative Storytelling and Multigenerational Ministry
  • Music That Makes Community: All Saints Company offering highly participatory workshops in embodied formation practices for liturgy - singing, movement, improvisational drama, and puppet work

12:30 to 2:00pm Lunch in Denniston Commons

2:00pm to 5:00pm

"Transitions" - Keynote address with Dr. Rodger Nishioka, followed by a panel discussion.

For information about lodgings for this event, visit the Easton Hall website or email eastonhall@cdsp.edu

Dr. Rodger Y. Nishioka is the Benton Family Associate Professor of Christian Education at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. While he teaches in the area of Christian education and practical theology, he specializes in ministry with youth and young adults and 2ndgeneration ministries in Asian-American congregations. He recently completed a research project comparing the participation of young adults in mainline Protestant congregations and non-denominational independent Christian movements.

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