CALL 2018-19 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:
$230 Standard Rate
$205 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.


Fall 2018 (September 17 - November 5, 2018)
Facing Choices: Ethics in the Anglican Tradition with the Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger
The Anglican Bible: Scriptural Conversation and Formation with Dr. Donn Morgan
The Gospels with Dr. Peter Ajer
Learn to Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday with Backstory Preaching
The Diaconate (AED) with Dr. Rod Dugliss
Talking About God: An Introduction to Christian Systematic Theology with the Rev. Dr. Kathryn Reinhard
The Way of Jesus: How the Life, Ministry, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Make Christian Community and Affect Christian Practicewith the Rev. Robert Leopold

Winter 2019 (January 21 - March 11, 2019)
Introduction to the New Testament with Dr. Peter Ajer
Leading Liturgical Worship with the Rev. Dr. Melissa Hartley
Church History: Wisdom for Mission Today with Dr. Bradley Peterson
English Spirituality and Mysticism with the Rev. Dr. Daniel London
The Pentateuch with Dr. Kimberly Russaw
Images of Diakonia with the Rev. Dr. Phina Borgeson

Spring 2019 (March 25 - May 20, 2019)
What We Believe: Theology in the Anglican Tradition with the Rev. Dr. John Kater
Introduction to Pastoral Care with the Rev. Elaine Ramshaw
Church History: Reformation Roots, Episcopal Church with Dr. Brad Peterson
Acts of the Apostles with Dr. Peter Ajer
The Diaconal Hermeneutic (AED) with Dr. Rod Dugliss
Introduction to the Book of Common Prayer with the Rev. Dr. Walt Knowles
Beloved Community/Missional Congregation with the Rev. Kyle Oliver

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

We are currently updating our online Canon Law course, and we should have a new course available in January.