Living Compass Coaching Certification Workshop. The Living Compass Faith and Wellness Ministry is a new ministry that is helping Episcopal Churches across the country do the following:
- strengthen the wellness and wholeness of individual members
- create deeper, authentic community between members
- provide programs that are easily accessible nonmembers in the community
- provide programs that can be easily offered off-site in other settings in the community
Living Compass is flexible and adaptable to each local context. …
YOGA at GTS: SCHEDULE, Easter 2013
YOGA FOR EVERY-BODY. No experience needed. The GTS Community is invited to come, enjoy, relax, and renew. Each yoga class is a particularly focused session (see above) yet also a complete class. Relaxation will always be offered at the end of each class. As well, you will learn a simple and easy “take-home” exercise each week (no more than 3 minutes long) to use at home if so desired. …
Whether depression hits you, a child or spouse, a friend or colleague, it affects the entire web of relationships. The truly depressed person cannot be “cheered up” and may, without wishing to, drag others down into the doldrums.
In this informative seminar, participants will learn the difference between the “blues” and serious depression, a bio-chemical as well as emotional condition. Interweave Founder and Executive Director Robert Corin Morris will speak from his own experience dealing …
Our Wellness Groups are up and running! Come sit in meditation, take a balanced and healing yoga class, learn different approaches to spiritual walking, and reach a state of openness and communion through hand drumming… all together with your GTS friends and colleagues!
These wellness groups are open to ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS EVERY TIME: students, spartners, faculty, administration, and staff. There is NO COST to invest in yourself through our wellness groups! …
A small cadre of students has committed to meeting for Centering Prayer as a group each Wednesday at 5:00 pm in the Oratory in Sherred Hall. All members of the community – spartners, students, faculty, staff) are invited to participate as often or as little as you choose.
PLEASE NOTE: We have moved our venue from the Dehon basement to the Oratory as a more “sacred” space.
We will meet each Wednesday afternoon and …
Dear Community Members,
Liz Grohowski, spartner of student Rebecca Barnes, will begin offering Reiki healing work at GTS. Liz is an advanced Reiki Master with much experience, and is offering the healing, balancing, and grounding work of reiki for the same low rate for community members as our cranio-sacral and reflexology work: $20/session.
Please click here to sign up for a session! Liz will be on campus weekly, on various days, so please find a …
Please join us on Thursday, September 20, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Seabury Auditorium for our second Episcopal Wellness Program workshop! This workshop will feature acclaimed song/chant leader Ana Hernandez, who will help us deepen our understanding of voice, song, and chant as communal and personal spiritual practice. Ana leads workshops around the world, and her “Music Makes Community” workshops are always popular and powerful. For more information on Ana, check out www.anahermusic.com…
This is the “capstone” Wellness Seminar of our Easter Term. Be sure you don’t miss it.
Matthew Ellis, Executive Director of National Episcopal Health Ministries, will be at GTS on Friday, April 27, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Seabury Auditorium to present on the work and ministry of the NEHM. We are very excited about welcoming Matt to our campus, and please do your best to support him (and make a good show …
Sunday, April 22
* No special events scheduled
Monday, April 23
* Inter-Seminary Dialogue, Academy of Jewish Religion, Riverdale – 7-9:00pm
Tuesday, April 24
* Community Solemn Holy Eucharist, Chapel, 6:00pm
* “Breakfast for Dinner” in 20th and 21st St. Rooms in Seabury, 7:00pm
Wednesday, April 25
* No special events scheduled
Thursday, April 26
* New Jersey Nat’l Guard Chaplain Lunch, Tutu Ctr. Rm 4, 12:30pm
Friday, April 27
Matthew Ellis, Executive Director of National Episcopal Health Ministries, will be at GTS on Friday, April 27, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Seabury Auditorium to present on the work and ministry of the NEHM. We are very excited about welcoming Matt to our campus, and please do your best to support him (and make a good show for GTS!) by coming to this good event, the “capstone” for the 2011-2012 Wellness Program. …
Peter K‘s workshop “Exercise 101″ got such good reviews last semester that we’ve brought him back to do “Exercise 102″ this Friday, April 13, from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Sherred 1B. Even if you missed “101″ don’t worry: there is no prerequisite for this workshop. Come and learn some (more) basics of safe and effective exercise from an expert trainer! Learn from Peter K how to improve both your midline and …
This Friday, Feb. 24, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., the Rev. Allison Moore will be offering a Wellness Seminar focusing on how lay and clergy church leaders can successfully balance personal, family, and church relationships in a way that is healthy and life-giving. Ask anyone who has worked as a parish clergy person: this is a needed skill set! Allison is the author of the book Clergy Moms (which is broader in scope than …
Todd Bouldin is an ordained minister, a certified conflict management instructor, and an attorney who has spent his career helping to prevent and manage conflicts in the church, political and legal spheres. In this seminar, we will first identify our own core motivational system, then we will look at the motivational system …
Dear Community Members,
You are invited to join the following peer-led wellness groups this semester, beginning February 7:
Fit Club (a boot camp-style fitness program for all fitness levels)
Led by: Chris Ballard
Meets: Sherred stairs, Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
Meditation/Contemplation (no experience required; instruction provided)
Led by: Rebecca Barnes
Meets: Oratory, Fridays, 2:00 p.m.
Running (novices and marathoners all welcome)
Led by: Stefanie Wilson
Meets: Chapel gate, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.
Walking (all fitness
The Rev. Dr. James H. Reho, Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care, Deployment and Formation, contributed an article about the seminary’s new Wellness Program to the December 2011 issues of Health and Wellness News, published by the Episcopal Church Medical Trust. The article describes the program’s initial success in teaching and fostering wellness practices within the seminary community, as well as empowering students to guide others in holistic self-care. “The difference on campus …
We will meet as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, November 8th from 3:30-5:20 pm in the Seminar Room of the West Building. Due to the CBS taping of the Christmas Special, we will not meet on Thursday evening.