Considering Seminary? Discernment Weekend 2018

Discernment Weekend November 2-3

If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, Seattle Pacific Seminary invites you to explore your calling and vocation at Discernment Weekend on November 2 and 3.

Discernment Weekend offers a day and a half of teaching, prayer, discussion, thoughtful challenge, worship, fellowship, and food with Seattle Pacific Seminary faculty and students, along with others who are considering seminary.


Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3, 2018


SPU campus


Friday and Saturday: $25 (includes dinner on Friday, Seattle excursion, and breakfast on Saturday)
Friday only: $20 (includes dinner and Seattle excursion) 
SPU Current Student & Almuni/ae: $15

Program Highlights

  • Meet SPS faculty and students.
  • Learn about our MDivMA, and Dual Degree programs.
  • Participate in thoughtful discussions with SPS faculty on vocation and discernment.
  • Talk with SPS students about their discernment process and Seminary experience.
  • Engage in prayerful discernment in worship and community with others.
  • Get to know students over late-night social outings in downtown Seattle.


Register online, call 206-281-2342, or email


Friday, November 2

 1–1:30 p.m.

 Arrival and Welcome

 1:30–2:15 p.m.

 Vocation and Discernment Discussion

 2:15–3:15 p.m.

 Guided Prayer

 3:15–3:45 pm

 Break with optional Campus Tour

 3:45–4:30 p.m.

 SPS’s Theological Vision

 4:30–4:45 p.m.

 Seminary Student Council Presentation

 4:45–5:30 p.m.

 Q&A: SPS Current Student and Alumni Panel

 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Casual hang-out w/drinks, etc.

 6:45–7:45 p.m.


 8 p.m.

Optional late-night community outing 

Saturday, November 3

9:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

10 a.m.

Lectio Divina 

11:15 a.m.

Prayer and Commissioning

12 p.m.


Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018