Designed with purpose. The Horizon shield was redesigned in August, 2020. You may have spotted it on some snazzy new merch or promotional material. Looks good, right? The elements within have significance beyond their aesthetic value. The image as a whole serves as an emblem – reflecting the mission and vision of Horizon - all pointing back to God and His Kingdom work. His leading, His provision and His sovereignty encompass everything that we aim to do, and it's all for His glory. 🙌 "I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I [...]
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Associate Dean of StudentsWe are looking for a female Associate Dean of Students to work in conjunction with the Dean of Students to provide pastoral support to students and to administer student life programming. This is a part-time contract, covering for a maternity leave.Start Date: October 26, 2020 View Full Job Description How to Apply To apply, please submit the following: Cover letter CV Reference information: Note the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references, including a pastor at your current church. Applicants should submit their application package (preferably in PDF format) by email to [...]
SPECIAL UPDATE - June 30, 2020 We are pleased to announce that today we received the necessary protocols and guidelines that will enable us to host classes onsite this fall. We are completing our safety plan to ensure all students and staff are safe onsite, and we are also offering all of our courses as an online option as well. However you choose to join us, we look forward to seeing you this fall!For more information, see here for our FAQ for prospective students. Jeromey Martini, President
The Psalms have gained prominence among Christians since the rise of COVID-19. Psalm 91 has been particularly popular. This is understandable given that it speaks of how God will save you "from the deadly disease" (v. 3, NLT), and the assurance that "pestilence" and "plague" (v. 6, NIV) "will not come near you" (v. 7). How are we to interpret such claims in the Psalms? What are we to think when we read that "no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent" (Psalm 91:10)? Promises to Claim? Some conclude that such words are God's promises that we [...]
(Updated June 30, 2020) Thank you for considering Horizon College & Seminary! We know these are unpredictable and in many cases uncomfortable times, and we want to assure you that if you are feeling called to pursue a Christian leadership education this fall, then we are here for you! As a registered college in the province of Saskatchewan, we are continually adjusting as the province moves through the various phases of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan under direction of the Ministry of Health and the Chief Health Officer. You probably have many questions about the fall, so we will answer them the [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everybody. Within the span of a week, it put our small, non-profit organization into a cash-flow crisis, forcing us into temporary wage reductions and layoffs to reduce expenses initially by approximately 66% and requiring us quickly to identify new ways to generate income. As we've been forced to make quick, high-consequence decisions and to take unplanned, unhappy actions over a remarkably short period, I've been circumspect on my thoughts. Writing helps me think, and my thoughts took the form of advice offered to a senior leader (myself), describing the steps I see myself taking to [...]
An open letter to our constituency The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everybody. It's changed our everyday behaviours, disrupted our regular social patterns, and affected our spiritual and mental health. In the span of one week, Horizon went from a vibrant on-campus community to a locked-down and mostly empty facility. We don't take for granted how seamlessly we were able to transition from in-class to exclusively online course delivery. I know many colleagues and students in other institutions who are still struggling with the transition. Thankfully, we had the infrastructure and practised professors already in place. But for all [...]
During this COVID-19 crisis, it is important that we are taking care of our mental health. The Provincial Government recently released a statement highlighting various mental health support networks in the province. They state: All Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) mental health inpatient units for adults, children and youth remain open for admissions as needed. Community mental health sites remain open, offering most services by phone. However, they have maintained capacity to assist clients and patients in person if necessary. Group-based services have been discontinued, but clients and patients are being contacted by phone. The SHA continues efforts to reallocate resources [...]
Latest update on COVID-19 from Horizon College & Seminary There is not much new to report, but it's good to keep you informed. Our building is closed to the public, including our residential wing from our academic wing. Classes are running smoothly online, and we've announced numerous online spring/summer courses you can take. See College Courses here and Seminary Courses here. There are very few onsite staff. We will pick up deliveries and mail, observing social distancing protocols. We are running with a very streamlined staff right now so please connect with us by email: email@example.com. Please be aware of multiple [...]