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Discernment Weekend Fall 2013

If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, Seattle Pacific Seminary invites you to explore your calling and vocation at Discernment Weekend on November 1 and 2.

Discernment Weekend offers a day and a half of teaching, prayer, discussion, thoughtful challenge, worship, fellowship, and food with Seattle Pacific Seminary faculty, and students, along with others who are considering seminary.


Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, 2013


SPU campus, Kingswood House (adjacent to campus), and downtown Seattle


$25 (includes snacks and dinner on Friday, and breakfast on Saturday)

Program Highlights

  • Meet SPS faculty and students.
  • Learn about our MDiv, MA in Theology, and Dual Degree programs.
  • Participate in thoughtful discussions from SPS faculty on vocation and discernment.
  • Talk with SPS students about their discernment process and Seminary experience.
  • Engage in prayerful discernment in worship and community with others.
  • Get to know students over late-night social outings in Downtown Seattle.


Register online, call 206-281-2342, or email


Friday, November 1

1–1:30 p.m.   Arrive; meet and greet with faculty and staff
1:30–2:45 p.m.   Vocation and Discernment Talk
2:45–3 p.m.   Break
3–4 p.m.   Student Panel: Q&A with Seminary Students
4–4:45 p.m.   Triple A Model
4:45–5 p.m.   Break
5–5:30 p.m.   Introduction to Taize Worship
5–5:30 p.m.   Travel to St. James Cathedral
6:30–7:30 p.m.   Taize Worship
7:30–9 p.m.   Dinner at First Presbyterian Church of Seattle
9–11 p.m.   Seattle Excursion

Saturday, November 2

8:30–9:15 a.m.   Devotional in Kingswood House
9:15–10 a.m.   Continental Breakfast at Kingswood House
10–11:15 a.m.   Nature of "Calling" and Discipleship
11:15–11:30 a.m.   Prayer and Commissioning
11:30 a.m.   Dismissal

Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013


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