Training Content Overview

Click here for an outline of course content (current as of August 29, 2016) or on the Courses link for course description pages.

Please ask your cleric or the warden of layreaders for assistance if you have questions regarding training.

Upcoming Training

A Whiff of Eden: Justice, Bread, Forgiveness, Deliverance – Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer by Bishop Bill Hockin – Friday, October 27, 7-9 pm (coffee and refreshments provided) & Saturday, October 28, 9:30 am – 2 pm, with lunch provided – Christ Church (Parish) Church, Fredericton. Call the church office (451-0630) to register.

Reading Scripture and Liturgy in Public – Saturday, October 28th, 9 am to 12 pm, at Christ Church Cathedral, corner of Church and Brunswick Streets, Fredericton.  This is a core course for the diocesan layreader training program but is also open to all readers and lectors.  Register online here.

Church History: The Reformation – Saturday November 25th, 9:00 am – 2:15 pm, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 2385 Woodstock Rd. Fredericton. This session is part of the core training program for all layreaders in the Diocese of Fredericton. Presented by Canon Dr. Ross Hebb. A free will offering to cover refreshments would be appreciated. Agenda | Register

Self-Study Courses

Please read the guidelines for self-study. The following courses can be completed on one’s own when no group-based learning opportunities are available:

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Training Event Record

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