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Exploring the Wilderness Wanderings

A 3-part webinar series on navigating faith during the COVID-19 crisis

Author The Candler Foundry
Published May 14, 2020
Tags COVID-19 Events
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In the months of April and May, Candler School of Theology in partnership with the Candler Foundry hosted three webinars to engage faculty and alumni in conversations on what it means to practice one’s faith and make sense of the unknown during COVID-19.

 


 

Wednesday, April 22: Walking Through Grief

In the wake of COVID-19, communities are facing agonizing grief over the loss of lives, jobs, social contact, daily rhythms and a sense of stability. How can the church help individuals express grief with honesty and authenticity? What rituals or practices can provide a way to process the reality of grief in a way that brings communities together and deepens faith formation?

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Wednesday, April 29: Facing the Fear of Scarcity

The shutdown of the economy has brought a variety of difficult financial realities for individuals and institutions. What would it look like to embrace God’s abundance in the midst of the fears and anxieties that come with scarcity? How can such conditions spark new thinking about how to lead and serve in the world?

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Wednesday, May 6: Longing for the Way Things Used to Be

With in-person gatherings canceled, COVID-19 has ushered in a “new normal” for the church. Even as churches have quickly adapted through online services, many long to return to the way things used to be. To what extent is this possible? In what ways can this crisis cultivate fresh and creative ministry practices?

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