Summer Course Instructors:

 

Discernment Module I and V Meeting God’s Call and Parish leadership for growth in the smaller congregation; The Rev. Canon Katherine G. L. Harrigan

Canon Harrigan has been involved with the Stevenson School for Ministry, then the School of Christian Studies, since 1995. She led Exploring Your Ministry for 18 years and was Dean of the School for 10 years and has developed the new Meeting God’s Call Discernment Modules. She has led discernment workshops and retreats in other dioceses, including several years in the Convocation of American Churches in Europe, where she has also been a consultant to their Commission on Ministry.

 Canon Harrigan also directed the program for the diaconate in the School of Christian Studies.She has a BSEd in Education from the University of Georgia where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, an MA in Theatre and Education from Michigan State University and an MDiv from Yale Divinity School where she was the first recipient of the E. William Muehl prize in preaching. She was elected to the Kappa Delta Pi honor society in education and is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

In the wider church, she has been a deputy to General Convention for 6 conventions, has served on several legislative committees and chaired the legislative committee for Small Churches. She is currently appointed to the Standing Commission for Small Churches, of which she is vice-chair. She is elected to the board of the Association for Episcopal Deacons and is a member of the Vocational Committee for Life Long Formation. She was also elected to serve a term on the board of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.

She is the former rector of St. Michael and All Angels in Middletown and is currently rector at St. Paul’s in Harrisburg. She is the Chaplain at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School where she designed the religious formation program and currently teaches religion, directs the religious formation program and serves ex officio on the board of the school. She is the 2012 recipient of the Bishop’s Lifetime Award for Distinguished Servant Ministry.

 

Reading Spiritual Classics for Today - The Rev. Dr. Duncan Johnston

Duncan until recently has been the rector of Mt. Calvary, Camp Hill since January 2011. Ordained in the Church of England in 1993, he came to the United States twelve years ago.

Duncan is especially interested in preaching, church growth, the ministry of evangelism, and spiritual formation. In 2013 he was awarded the Doctor of Ministry degree from Virginia Theological Seminary, focusing on how intergenerational worship can nurture the faith of young families.

Duncan has three adult children—Tim, Alex, and Rob. He enjoys sports, especially cricket, golf, and the English Premier League. He is a huge supporter of the Chicago Cubs. Duncan is an eager road cyclist and also takes a keen interest in popular culture, including film, music, and media.

 

Insight, Inspiration and tools for the Engaged Leader - The Rev. Canon Dan Morrow

The Rev. Canon Dan Morrow is presently serving on Central PA Diocesan staff as Canon for Parish Life  and Transition Ministry. Dan served St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Oregon City, Oregon, a church that has seen rapid growth and development, nearly doubling in size over the last 5 years. Originally from Oklahoma, he graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a degree in philosophy, and worked as a Youth Minister in Paris, France before entering seminary at Claremont School of Theology in California. During seminary Dan was confirmed in the Episcopal Church and ordained in the Diocese of Los Angeles where he served a curacy before embarking on a 3 year associate position in the Church of England parish in Zurich, Switzerland.

 In addition to parish work, he has served at General Convention, on non-profit executive boards, and as convocation dean. He teaches at the College for Congregational Development and is a Missional Leadership Fellow of Luther Seminary. Dan is passionate about community and congregational development, missional engagement, and the Jesus movement that calls us to reconciling work.  He is happily married to Teresa, a clinical laboratory scientist, and they enjoy travelling, listening to music, art museums and hikes in beautiful places. In his free time Dan loves to play guitar and mandolin, watch college football, read good books and drink good coffee.