EFM Graduation – Today saw the end of my four years of study. +12
EfM – Education for Ministry. Not to be mixed up with Seminary, I have not been studying to become a deacon or a priest (Though I did try to convince my Buddhist uncle that that might be the case). It’s a fairly intensive part-time course. 3 hours a week in class and 2-4 hours a week studying. The course lasts four years, and runs for nine months each year. The course is intended to prepare one for working in the various ministries of the Church. It was an excellent experience, and now it is over I miss it.
EFM Retreat (365:127) – This week’s EFM class was held on a Saturday,so we got out of the classroom and spent the day in a cabin by the river. It was very nice to sit in the screened porch going through the lessons and exercises; a day of good company, conversation, discussions, food, and coffee. One-minute read
Thursday keeps on coming around every week. I had time for one quick test of the infamous wood burner before settling down to my studies for this week’s class. The wood burner experiment hints at possible improvements, my studying produced more mixed results. I’m finding this part of the course quite a hard slog, as …