CALL 2017-18 Online Courses

CALL's online courses are offered throughout the year and are designed so that you can participate at your own pace and at your own time.

Each course is 7 weeks, each week a separate lesson. Continuing Education Units are offered at the rate of 2 CEUs per course. Students from across The Episcopal Church and beyond join experienced online instructors in creating a classroom environment of respect and mutual learning.

  • Courses are open to anyone, lay or ordained, of any denomination or none.
  • Review our FAQ's for more information about how online classes work.
  • All courses are subject to cancellation should the minimum registration limit not be met.
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Course fees:
$220 Standard Rate
$195 Partner Rate (Includes members of AED and students from our partner local formation dioceses. For the partner discount code, please contact your diocesan formation coordinator.)

For AED members, please contact the Rev. Dcn. Catherine Costas, Membership Director

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For group registrations, please have each participant register separately. If another entity will be paying the registration fee, have registrants choose Pay by Check when registering.

April 9-May 28
Registration is now open
What We Believe: Theology in the Anglican Tradition with the Rev. Dr. John Kater
Equipping Congregations for Missional Living: From Theory to Practice with the Rev. Maylanne Maybee
Old Testament - The Prophets with Dr. Kimberly Russaw
Reformation Roots to Episcopal Church with Dr. Brad Peterson
Practical Theology: Reflecting on Community Ministry (AED) with the Rev. Phina Borgeson
Episcopal Polity and General Convention with the Rev. Dr. Tom Ferguson
The Gospel of John with Dr. Peter Ajer

The Association for Episcopal Deacons, as a partner with CALL in developing and providing resources for diaconal formation and continuing education, recommends those courses marked "AED" for deacons and candidates for vocational diaconate.

Available online: Canon Law with the Rev. Rod McAulay


This online video 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.

After registering, students will receive an email containing links to a video. After viewing the video, students may complete a short quiz to receive a certificate of completion for the course.

Materials recommended: Constitution and Canons, 2015 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 has chaired 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.