Empowering Adult Religious Educators for the Third Millennium: The Guidebook and Training Manual for Facilitators of Study Circles
Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology
Today one of the greatest obstacles facing adult religious education programs at the local level, and most pointedly, at ‘the small and rural parishes, is the lack of quality programs. The Topsfield Foundation, a Clearinghouse for Study Circles, asserts that the crux of Study Circles is social issues, Therefore, it would be impossible, in the adult religious education field to ignore issues that relate to the world. A training program will be designed for study circle leaders which will enable and empower them to facilitate study circles in their own parishes.