LTSP is planning a variety of not-for-credit special programs in the coming year, for a number of audiences in a variety of areas.
Professionals and others working with families and the issues they face in today's society will find the series Changing Families and the Challenge for Urban Ministry: From Surviving to Thriving of particular interest. From the practicing social worker to pastors in the parish to educators to congregational leaders to concerned individuals, the series addresses Disconnected Young Single Fathers, Vulnerable Young Single Mothers and At-Risk Children of Changing Families in three Saturday sessions starting January 20. See the Web site for expanded descriptions, presenters and workshop selections. Attend one, two or all three as you are able. Information and registration: http://www.ltsp.edu/changingfamilies
Rest, Refreshment and Renewal: A Gift for Women is a Saturday retreat filled with fellowship, learning, sharing and quiet time opportunities designed just for w. Spend February 11 on the LTSP campus in the company of other women who will give themselves the opportunity to enjoy this special gift. Topics, presenters, activities of the day and registration are all on the event Web site: http://www.ltsp.edu/restrefresh
How popular literature connects - or doesn't connect - with the Word is the focus of the upcoming not-for-credit online course The Gospel in Fiction: Words and the WORD, being presented by Mr. Mark Rigg, Chair of English and lay chaplain at The Hill School, for the months of February and March, 2007. The latest online course from LTSP's Faith and Life Programs initiative, participants will be presented with weekly learning exercises and interaction with course participants and the instructor, all in an online learning environment that allows participants to join the weekly work at times most convenient to , anywhere they can access the World Wide Web. Open to all the people of God who want to learn and explore. More information and registration: http://www.ltsp.edu/layed/online.html#courses
Many more programs and events are coming - be watching for descriptions and more information!