The Shalom Collaboratory at Eastern Mennonite Seminary opens spaces for pastors, lay leaders, nonprofit and community partners, parents and caregivers to learn and experiment with practices to build peace for restored relationships. Learn more about the Shalom Collaboratory.
Linking religious practices with psychological insights to support secure bonds between caregivers and their children
Adaptive approaches to transform conflicts and restore relationships in the creative spirit of Godly imagination
Understanding family systems can propel ongoing development and effectiveness in family, faith, community, and society
Annual learning events at EMS invite a wider community to explore the living connections between faith and justice, righteousness and liberation—so that all may live an abundant life.
EMS offers several academic pathways that integrate conflict transformation, trauma awareness, and restorative practices with theological reflection and spiritual formation.
Practices for leading communities in times of conflict and theological reflection on commitments to peace and justice
Tailor your degree for effective, faith-informed engagement in social conflicts and complex justice issues
Prepare for ministry while engaging in conflict studies or restorative justice with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding
The Shalom Collaboratory at EMS engages local churches, regional and national ecclesial bodies, and nonprofit organizations in many ways, from keynotes and workshops at clergy retreats to customized training and conference planning. If you or your organization is interested in custom-designed online or on-location training, use this form to start a conversation:
Unsure of what type of training you might need? We’re ready to listen and help assess your needs based on what we have to offer with no obligation.