Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary makes people aware of several blogs written by students, faculty and seminary friends. Among those is one by alumna Carol Howard Merritt, author of Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation. The “tribal church” is one that cares for young adults, understands their context, makes room for their beliefs and supports their search for faith, meaning and love. Visit her blog and others →
University of Dubuque Theological Seminary maintains an ongoing relationship with Trinity Theological Seminary in Accra, Ghana. Mission trips to the seminary include visits to the region where slaves were boarded onto slave ships and to Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Accra. Learn more about the seminary’s special programs.
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary is excited about the year ahead, which includes the addition of Dr. Shannon Craigo-Snell as professor of theology. President Michael Jinkins and the Board of Trustees also will unveil a new strategic plan for the seminary and its work preparing leaders for ministry in a pluralistic world. Learn more about Craigo-Snell.
McCormick Theological Seminary’s Center for the Study of Latin@ Theology and Ministry is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with “Community, Campus, and Crisis: Unexpected Stories and Contributions of the Young Lords Occupation in 1969.” It explores the events surrounding the Young Lords street gang’s occupation of McCormick’s Stone administration building. The final programs will be Oct. 1 and Oct. 15. Learn more →
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will offer “Mission at Home and Abroad: A Workshop Series for Church Educators” Oct. 27. This series of workshops provides an opportunity for those engaged in directing education in congregations to grow spiritually and professionally. The event includes a keynote presentation and individual workshops. Get details →
Princeton Theological Seminary will present the seminar “Engaging Young Adults in the Life of Faith” Nov. 5. The event will explore what young adults seek when it comes to matters of faith and life and how the church can reach out to them. This seminar is ideal for pastors, other church leaders, volunteers and anyone else interested in the faith formation of young adults.
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Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary students and staff will participate in an urban ministry tour of Metro Atlanta Sept. 17. The tour, “Seeing People Who Are Homeless,” will allow seminarians to see the realities of “the least of these” (Matthew 25:40).This experience was organized by Jamil el-Shair, third-year JCSTS student, and the tour will be guided by a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta.
Union Presbyterian Seminary will present “A Byte of the Future: A Conference on Using Technology in Worship and Education” Oct. 18-20. The conference will include keynote speakers, model worship, teaching sessions and workshops, and will guide participants in exploring the uses of technology in both worship and education. Get details →
Auburn Theological Seminary will celebrate the 10th year of its Face to Face / Faith to Faith program this year. The international multifaith teen leadership program has brought together hundreds of Christian, Jewish and Muslim teens from Northern Ireland, the Middle East, South Africa and the United States to develop a new generation of leaders. Learn more →
Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico will present “Growing Together,” a series of three programs about domestic violence presented by the seminary’s continuing education office. The program topics and dates will be: domestic violence in the lives of children (Sept. 22), domestic violence in young women (Oct. 13) and crisis intervention (Nov. 3). Get details →