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Hearing God’s Word: Strategies to Develop Your Listening Skills of Preaching

  • Dates:  January 22, 2020
    February 5, 2020
    February 19, 2020
    March 4, 2020
    March 18, 2020
  • Next Occurrence Jan 22, 2020
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Location:  Catholic Information Center
    360 Division Ave. S., Ste. 2A, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone:  (616) 459-7267
  • Category:  Religious
  • Price Per Person:  $10 donation requested.
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Wednesdays, January 8 & 22, February 5 & 19 and March 4 & 18, 7-8:30pm
With Fr. Bill Edens, CSP

Held at the Catholic Information Center l 360 Division S. , Suite 2A, Grand Rapids MI 49504 l 616-459-7267.

This six-week series is designed to help participants become more conscious and thoughtful while listening to preaching, helping them become more intentional disciples. Each week, participants will listen together to a recorded homily and reflect on how it moved them to an encounter with Christ. $10 donation per session requested.

Goals of this course:
· To learn more about the dynamics of creating homilies.
· To listen to homilies with themes of Christmas, Ordinary Time and Lent
· To develop the craft of effective listening to homilies.
· To examine interpretations of Scripture passages.
· To become familiar with the five thresholds of discipleship (trust, curiosity, openness, seeking, intentional discipleship) as described in the book, Forming Intentional Disciple: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus, written by Sherry Weddell.
· To give preachers feedback on how their homily is helping participants on their journey to discipleship.

Hearing God’s Word: Strategies to Develop Your Listening Skills of Preaching
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • January 22, 2020 to March 18, 2020
  • Catholic Information Center
  • $10 donation requested.