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CALL Online Courses

The Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership’s (CALL) 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 seven weeks, each week a separate interactive lesson featuring discussion with your classmates and instructor. 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 CALL FAQs for more information about how online classes work.
  • All courses are subject to cancellation should the minimum registration limit not be met.

Course Fees

$150 Standard Rate

A special Partner Rate is available to students from our local formation dioceses. For more information on this rate, please contact your diocesan local formation coordinator.

Please contact the CALL office via email with any questions.    


Tentative Class Offerings for 2024-25

This a partial list. More classes will be added soon.

Fall 2024 (September 9 – October 28)

Registration opens in July

  • Orientation to the Old Testament
  • Early/Medieval Church History
  • The Diaconal Hermeneutic
  • Systematic Theology
  • Ethics in the Anglican Tradition
  • The Pauline Epistles
  • Introduction to the Book of Common Prayer

Winter 2025 (January 20 – March 10)

  • Pastoral Care with Marginalized Communities
  • Old Testament Exegesis
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • The Episcopal Church
  • Images of Diakonia
  • Liturgical Leadership
  • Chaplaincy

Spring 2025 (March 24 – May 1)

  • The Prophets
  • Changing Church
  • The Bible & Politics
  • Sacramental Theology
  • Preaching in the Digital Age
  • Postcolonial Communion
  • New Testament Exegesis
  • Community Organizing

Registration Notes

For New Students: You will be prompted to set up a new account. If you have any issues with logging in once your account is created, DO NOT set up another account. Contact the CALL office.

For Previously Registered Students: Use the same SONIS login to register, not your Moodle login.

For New Local Formation Students: If you are new to the program, your local formation coordinator will contact us and we will create your account and notify you. Please do not create another another account.

Contact call@cdsp.edu if you have questions or need assistance.

Please let us know at the time of registration if you have special needs for vision or hearing accessibility.


Constitution & Canons: An Overview – Online Video Course

This online 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.

Successfully completing each of the four modules will fulfill the requirements in Title III, Canon 6, Section 5.g (for those pursuing ordination to the diaconate) and Title III, Canon 8, Section 5.h (for those pursuing ordination to the priesthood) for training in

  • “civil requirements for reporting…evidence of abuse.”
  • “the Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church, particularly Title IV thereof”

Materials recommended: Constitution and Canons, 2018 edition available in print from Church Publishing or on line on The Episcopal Church website.

Fee for currently enrolled CDSP students: free. Please contact call@cdsp.edu.

All others: $80. Please make payment here 

Upon receipt, you will be enrolled in the course and sent further instructions within two business days.