Walk By Faith National Centre for Religious Studies (NCRS)
Walk By Faith (www.ncrs.org.nz) is a three-year distance learning course that aims to help people deepen their understanding of and faith in God.
The course is designed to help you to:
Know and understand your self and your 'story'
Reflect on your experience of yourself in relationship to others and to God.
Know where you are on the journey of faith
Reflect on your experience in the community called Church
Hear the Church's story [Scripture/Tradition]
Celebrate it [Eucharist]
Each study year is divided into six themes and each theme covers six weeks of study. Assignments provide opportunity for personal reflection on the themes and readings
A tutor will comment on your assignments and your final project will be moderated by a national panel.
Participants receive study guides and reading lists.
Each year there are two weekend seminars and each theme has a tutorial meeting.
The themes covered include:
Our religious situation in daily life
Images of God
The gift of God in creation
Exodus Covenant: an introduction to the Old Testament
The good News of Jesus Christ
My life a journey to wholeness
The Church facing society in Aotearoa New Zealand
The Study guides provide key readings.
Required books may be bought or borrowed
Contact NCRS for an Enrolment Form: www.ncrs.org.nz