Training Workshops

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Biblical Storytelling 101 - Background and Basics 

with Tracy Radosevic

 

You're a storyteller, but the notion of biblical storytelling is new to you? You're a person who loves the Word and wants to deepen your devotion? You're a worship leader seeking a new-old practice that will give your community new "ears to hear"? Join us for this enlightening and empowering introduction to the art and spiritual discipline of biblical storytelling.

 

Tracy Radosevic is a professional freelance storyteller from Maryland USA, who has taught, preached and performed all over the world. The Dean of the NBSI Academy for Biblical Storytelling, she has a Doctor of Ministry in Spirituality for Transforming Community (with a concentration in digital storytelling) from Wesley Theological Seminary, a Master Degree in Storytelling from ETSU, and another in Religious Education from Duke. Tracy helps her audience look at the usual in unusual ways, mining biblical narratives for their humour and oft-overlooked feminine inspirations. Her favourite venues for this are weekend retreats and storytelling pilgrimages to Israel/Palestine. 

This Workshop is $30

Time: 8:00-11am pacific time

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Biblical Storytelling 201 - Thoughts and Feelings

with Lori Ruge-Jones

 

In this workshop we'll explore some ways to get into the feelings in a sacred story, how to make choices about feelings, and how to express them within the script as we have it. We'll also learn how to do some background research to understand the story more deeply and how to incorporate it while maintaining the integrity of the narrative. 

 

Lori Ruge-Jones serves as campus pastor in Eau Claire, WI USA. She has been a Biblical storyteller since 1995, sharing this spiritual practice with her partner, children, parishioners and students. She is certified as a storyteller through the Network of Biblical Storytellers International, and earned a Doctorate of Ministry with a project focussing on biblical storytelling as spiritual practice. 

This Workshop is $20

Time: 8:00-10am pacific time