Reimagining Contemporary Ministries for a Renewing Church

With the support of the Lilly Endowment’s Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative, the Faculty of Divinity at Trinity College has established this ‘living tradition’ project focusing on preparing creative pastoral leaders to meet the complex needs of the contemporary church and rapidly changing society.

Information on the project including its four main initiatives and related news and events will soon be integrated into the Trinity College website. In the meantime, here is a brief overview of the project.

Models and Mentors for Creative Mission

Focused on Training in Missional Ministry, Church Planting, Community Organizing

This initiative will:

Spiritual Direction for Flexible Ministry

Spiritual Directors to Support Students Undertaking Flexible Ministry

This initiative will:

Advisors and Partners for a Diverse Body

Establishing Indigenous, African Canadian, and Chinese Canadian advisors on campus

Under this initiative, these advisors will function as ‘mentors in residence’ to:

Expansive Formation for a Welcoming Church

Developing a new intentional “introduction to Christianity” curriculum

This initiative will:

Reimagining Contemporary Ministries for a Renewing Church
Lilly Endowment

This project is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative, a three-phase initiative designed to help theological schools across the United States and Canada as they prioritise and respond to the most pressing challenges they face as they prepare pastoral leaders for Christian congregations both now and into the future.

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Project Director: Geoffrey Ready