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Moravian Theological Seminary offers a guide for
seekers and ministers

The Lay Academy of the Moravian Theological Seminary is offering a course, Active spirituality: a guide for seekers and ministers. The course is useful to both lay persons and clergy as it invites new ways to notice God’s presence in the midst of living.

The six-week course will be held Tuesday evenings from October 6 to November 10. The classes meet, 7:30–9:30 p.m., at the Bahnson Center, 60 W. Locust Street, Bethlehem. Registration cost is $40 before September 22 and $50 after that date.

The course will use Kent Groff’s text, Active Spirituality, which provides ordinary Christians a way to understand what it means to believe, and what to do after you say you believe. Groff offers a unique integration of spirituality and service, heart and mind, from various faith traditions. The course will explore five spiritual disciplines — community, solitude, learning, service, and vocation — in creative and profound ways, using prayer exercises for groups or individuals.

The leader of the course is Emily Wallace, a pastoral counselor, spiritual director, and a certified facilitator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). She received a M.A.P.C. degree from Moravian Theological Seminary and has served on the board and staff of Oasis Ministries in Harrisburg, PA.

The Lay Academy of the Lehigh Valley provides ecumenical adult education courses and workshops. The organization, which is based at Moravian Theological Seminary, includes representatives from several local denominations. Instructional resources are drawn from area churches, colleges, and community groups.

For registration information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at Moravian Theological Seminary at (610) 861-1519.