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ERIC Number: ED015409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 129
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Reference Count: 0
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CONSULTATION ON CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR THE MINISTRY (1ST, ANDOVER NEWTON THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL, NEWTON CENTRE, MASSACHUSETTS, JUNE 15-18, 1964).
IN AN EFFORT TO STATE THE PROBLEMS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR THE MINISTRY, DESCRIBE ITS AIMS, DELINEATE AN ADEQUATE PROGRAM, DEFINE THE ROLES OF SPONSORS, EVALUATE THE CONCEPTS EMERGING FROM OTHER FIELDS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, AND ADVISE ON COORDINATION OF PROGRAMS, CONSULTATION SPEAKERS DISCUSSED THE TASK OF THE MINISTER IN THE CHANGING WORLD, IN MILITARY SERVICE, IN PSYCHIATRY, IN THE LOCAL PARISH, AND IN RURAL CHURCHES. CASE STUDIES INCLUDED THE EDUCATION OF PHYSICIANS, CITIZENS, AND BUSINESS EXECUTIVES, THE PRESBYTERIAN INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, ADULT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, THE COLLEGE OF PREACHERS, AND SAN FRANCISCO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY'S IN-SERVICE DOCTORAL PROGRAM FOR PASTORAL MINISTRY. FOLLOWING SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS, THE CONSULTATION RECOMMENDED THAT SEMINARIES PREPARE MATERIALS FOR MINISTERS TO USE IN HOME STUDY ON AN ORDERLY, SUSTAINED BASIS THROUGHOUT THEIR CAREERS, EXAMINE THEIR TEACHING PHILOSOPHY AND METHODS IN LIGHT OF THE MULTIPLE ROLES OF THE MODERN MINISTER, AND THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN THE U.S.A. CONVENE A NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR MINISTERS TO PLAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCES, ASSEMBLE AND DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ON CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR MINISTERS, AND WRITE GUIDELINES FOR NEW PROGRAMS. (THE CONSULTATION WAS HELD AT ANDOVER NEWTON THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL, NEWTON CENTRE 59, MASS., JUNE 15-18, 1964.) (AJ)
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Identifiers: National Council of Churches