Course curriculum

    1. Preparing Time and Space for Listening

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    2. Learning Objectives

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    3. Listening by Lea Morris

    1. Reflection Music from Lea Morris, Day 1

    2. Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri, bio

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    3. Listen to Your Ancestors Worksheet

    4. Listen to Your Ancestors Core Content

    5. Listen to Your Ancestors Activity

    6. Listen to Your Ancestors Movement Offering

    7. Listen to Your Ancestors Theological Context

    8. Listen to Your Ancestors Testimony

    9. Listen to Your Ancestors LIVE recording 6/10/2024

    10. For further reading: It's In Our Bones by Rev. Dr. Lauren Lisa Ng

    11. For further reading: A Woman After God's Heart by Min. Ryan Lindsay Arrendell

    1. Reflection Music from Lea Morris, Day 2

    2. Jennifer Sanborn, bio

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    3. Listen to Your Gifts Worksheet

    4. Listen to Your Gifts Core Content

    5. Listen to Your Gifts Activity

    6. Listen to Your Gifts Movement Offering

    7. Listen to Your Gifts Theological Context

    8. Listen to Your Gifts Testimony

    9. Listen to Your Gifts LIVE recording 6/11/2024

    10. Our strengths, together!

    11. For further reading: The Body of God by Rev. Bekah Anderson

    12. For further reading: Are You Creative? by Rev. Margaret Marcuson

    1. Reflection Music from Lea Morris, Day 3

    2. Rev. Kerwin Webb, bio

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    3. Listen to a World in Need Worksheet

    4. Listen to a World in Need Core Content

    5. Listen to a World in Need Activity

    6. Listen to a World in Need Movement Offering

    7. Listen to a World in Need Theological Context and Testimony

    8. Listen to a World in Need LIVE recording 6/12/2024

    9. For further reading: Christian Citizen reflections

    1. Reflection Music from Lea Morris, Day 4

    2. Rev. Samuel Kim, bio

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    3. Listen by Design Worksheet

    4. Listen by Design Introduction

    5. Listen by Design Core Content

    6. Listen by Design Activity

    7. Listen by Design Movement Offering

    8. Listen by Design Theological Context

    9. Listen by Design Testimony

    10. Listen by Design LIVE cohort session

    11. Listen by Design LIVE recording 6/13/24

    12. For further reading: Go Forward! Only Thing to Do! by Rev. Margaret Marcuson

    1. Who's Listening Worksheet

    2. Who's Listening

    3. Who's Listening Movement Offering

    4. Listening by Lea Morris

    5. For further reading: Christian Citizen reflections and Judson Press books

    6. Please share your feedback!

About this course

  • $125.00
  • Online cohort
  • Mon-Thur, June 10-13
  • 7:00-8:00PM ET / 4:00-5:00PM PT (with an hour of daily pre-work on your own time)

Discern where God is calling

Facilitator/Coach

Jennifer Sanborn

National Coordinator for Learning Initiatives

Jennifer Sanborn, M.A. (Spirituality) and M.S. (Higher Education), leads the CCL’s offerings in faithful finance and vocational discernment, drawing on 25 years of leadership in colleges, universities, and a seminary, pastoring a local church, and launching a young adult service community. Jennifer enjoys building authentic community online and in person, and is trained as a coach for ministry contexts.

Contributors of Daily Content

Marie Onwubuariri

Instructor

Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri serves as the Director of Intercultural Ministries with the American Baptist Home Mission Societies in King of Prussia, PA. With a lifetime-worth of experiences and learning at the intersection of a multiplicity of cultures, Dr. Onwubuariri brings to this role a committed posture of cultural self-understanding and a cumulative approach to cross-cultural communication and competency; diversity, equity, and inclusion assessment and praxis; and racial justice and anti-racism commitment and action. Dr. Onwubuariri served as Director of Admissions at the Berkeley School of Theology (BST) from 2008-2014, where one of her greatest joys was walking alongside prospective and current students as they discerned God’s call on their lives. Her studies and experiences as an MDiv and DMin student at BST were also important in her own journey of vocational clarity and still informs her ministry today. She has also served as Associate General Secretary for Mission Resource Development with the American Baptist Churches USA, Regional Executive Minister of ABC Wisconsin, Pastor/staff at three America Baptist churches in the San Francisco Bay area, ecumenical cross-cultural competency trainer, volunteer roles throughout the America Baptist denomination and in her local communities, and an executive in the retail industry in New York City and San Francisco. She is an active American Baptist church member with the Upper Merion Baptist Church in King of Prussia, PA. Her educational training includes a BS in Business Management at Binghamton University (NY), and a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry at BST (Berkeley, CA). She is author of “Reframing tension for transformation: bridge-crossing | bridge-making | bridge-being” (Review & Expositor, 118, April 2022), co-editor of Trouble the Water: A Christian Resource for the Work of Racial Justice (Nurturing Faith, 2017), and continues to develop her doctoral work focused on holistic intercultural transformational leaders through a character-forming spiritual practice of cultural self-knowing and negotiation.

Kerwin Webb

Reverend Kerwin Webb serves as the National Coordinator for Justice and Mission Engagement for ABHMS. Rev. Webb is an ordained American Baptist minister committed to the empowerment of God’s people. A training and development specialist, Rev. Webb is dedicated to helping cultivate an educated, empowered, and equipped generation of change agents.

Samuel Kim

Sam (he/him/his) serves the churches and ministries of the Evergreen Association of American Baptist Churches to innovate, transform and renew. He acts as the Associate Executive Minister of Innovation and Design and the director of the Pneuma Initiative, which helps empower the Evergreen churches. He loves to dream and strategize with others to help individuals and communities fulfill their missional calling. Sam is a Korean-Canadian who has lived in many different cities before calling Seattle home. He graduated from Regent College in Vancouver, BC, with a Master in Christian Studies (Arts and Christianity) and from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC, with a Master of Divinity. He has also received his certificate of training through IDEO U in Foundations for Design Thinking. Sam also teaches Ministry Innovation as an adjunct professor and is pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry at the Berkeley School of Theology (BST). Throughout the past two decades, he has been blessed to have served as a pastor in Korean, Japanese, British, and Chinese churches. He has a passion for connecting theology to the concerns of contemporary culture. He also loves exploring the connections between spirituality and art in various forms. Outside of ministry, he records and produces music in multiple genres and works as a freelance soundtrack composer.