The Cathedral Academy

About The Cathedral Academy

The Cathedral Academy offers classes of spiritual and theological substance to members of the cathedral, as well as the community, each fall and winter/spring. The classes are free; registration is requested. They are offered on Wednesday evenings, and are structured as follows: Evening Prayer at 6:00 PM, dinner at 6:30, class at 7:00, and Compline at 8:15. 


Education for Ministry

Education for Ministry (EfM) is a unique four-year distance learning certificate program in theological education based upon small-group study and practice. Since its founding in 1975, this international program has assisted more than 80,000 participants in discovering and nurturing their call to Christian service. EfM helps the faithful encounter the breadth and depth of the Christian tradition and bring it into conversation with their experiences of the world as they study, worship and engage in theological reflection together.


As the emphasis on lay ministry has grown, EfM has come to play an important role in the formation of a knowledgeable laity better able to respond to the ministry to which they are called. Every baptized person is called to ministry, and EfM provides individuals with the education to carry out that ministry. It is an opportunity to discover how to respond to the call to Christian service. To learn more about EfM offerings at Christ Church Cathedral, contact Dan Carlson.


The 13th Amenedment Punishment Clause and Mass Incarceration

A roundtable discussion on The 13th Amendment Punishment Clause and Mass Incarceration was commissioned by the Diocese of Southern Ohio and Christ Church Cathedral and convened by the Organization on Procedural Justice in March of 2017.  Read the transcript.