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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 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.

To help continuing education and local formation students structure their programs, we offer a Continuing Education Certificate in Anglican Foundations.  These courses are offered regularly to enable the student to complete the program in a timely fashion.

  • 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.
  • Contact the CALL office via email with any questions.

Course fees:
$230 Standard Rate
$205 Partner Rate (Includes members of AED and students from our partner local formation dioceses. For more information on this rate, please contact your diocesan local formation coordinator)

2019 – 2020 Tentative Schedule

Please note that course order/availability may change

Fall 2019 (September 16 – November 4, 2019)
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

If you took a CALL course in the spring, please use the SONIS login and PIN you received at that time to login. If you are new to CALL, you will be prompted to create a login in order to register.

  • Anglican Bible – Scriptural Conversation and Formation
  • The Diaconate (AED)
  • The Gospels
  • The Way of Jesus
  • Social Issues and the Church’s Response: Understanding the Needs, Concerns, and Hopes of the World (AED)
  • Mentoring for the Diaconate (AED)
  • Financial Management for Parishes

Winter 2020 (January 13 – March 2, 2020)

  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Facing Choices: Anglican Ethics
  • Church History: Wisdom for Mission Today
  • Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday
  • The Epistles of Paul
  • Mobilizing the Congregation for Social Ministry (AED)
  • The Pentateuch

Spring 2020 (March 23 – May 18, 2020 – one week break for Holy Week)

  • What We Believe: Theology in the Anglican Tradition
  • The Diaconal Hermeneutic (AED)
  • Practicing Community Theology (AED)
  • Changing Church/Beloved Community
  • The Prophets
  • Church History: Reformation Roots to Episcopal Church

Please note that we are using a new registration system for CALL and we will no longer be able to accept registrations without credit card payment.
Contact call@cdsp.edu if you have questions or need assistance.

For AED members, please note that we are using a new system for registration. Register with the Standard Rate and we will confirm your membership with the Rev. Dcn. Catherine Costas, Membership Director. Once we have confirmed your membership, we will refund the discount amount to your credit card. Questions? Contact call@cdsp.edu

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: 2018 Youth Ministry Symposium with Mark Yaconelli

Canon Law – 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. 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.

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.