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Communities of Calling Website

Collegeville Institute.

The Collegeville Institute at St. John’ s School of Theology offers resources and programs to help people think about their individual callings (to people, places and work).

Offerings

recommended books; short testimonies; toolkits

Best For

clergy and lay leaders

Cost

free

Suggested Uses

  • Learn how other congregations start conversations about vocation.
  • Explore the website and help answer the question of "To what is God calling me?".

About the Contributor

Contributor
Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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