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After fifteen years of service to the Capital District community, the Capital Region Theological Center’s Board of Directors announced today that in September, 2016, the board decided to enter into a time of organizational dormancy effective January 1, 2017 as the next steps for the organization are developed.  This is not a closure, but a time of revisioning and recalibration in a rapidly changing religious landscape.  For the last 15 years, the Capital Region Theological Center (CRTC) has been host to 15 large-scale public theology events and 260 educational events.

Theological Center planning dormant period By Bill Buell, Gazette ReporterThe Capital Region Theological Center, a resource for area clergy and non-clergy since 2001, will be entering a period of “organizational dormancy,” its website announced Thursday.In a press release, CRTC’s David Preisinger, president of the board of directors, said the move “was not a closure, but a time of revisioning and recalibration in a rapidly changing religious landscape.”The group was created 15 years ago to provide continuing education programs and leadership development for clergy and non-clergy in congrega

The Saint Rose Ethics Roundtable and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies present the annual Vickery Speaker in Ethics and Leadership:Reflections from the Street: 30 Years of Caring for Rough Sleepers in BostonTuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:00-8:30 pmCarl E. Touhey Forum, Lally School of EducationThe College of Saint Rose, 1009 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12206Dr.

Albany Guardian Society, in partnership with Capital District Senior Issues Forum, invites you to attend a community forum entitled, Aging and the Meaningful Life. The forum will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at St.

Despite the ongoing decline in American religious institutions, the meteoric rise in people who claim to be “spiritual but not religious” should be seen positively - especially by religious people. To accept this as good news, however, we need to listen to what they are saying, rather than ridicule them as “salad bar spiritualists” or eclectic dabblers. After spending more than five years speaking with hundreds of “spiritual but not religious” folk across North America, I’ve come to see a certain set of core ideas among them.

Our area was deeply affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in 2011. As local towns and villages continue to recover and rebuild, CRTC will provide updated information for flood victims as well as those who are looking to volunteer their time, talents and financial support.

 

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