Columbia Theological Seminary Fall 2010

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Sept. 30 due date for S3 (Sabbath, Study and Service) Program  applications – Project applications for the 2010-11 cohort will be accepted through September 30, 2010. The application procedure requires a group proposal and individual member applications. Selected participants will be notified by October 15, 2010.

Oct. 1 Social Ethics Seminar Gary Dorrien, author of Social Ethics in the Making, is the featured speaker at a seminar and workshop on Friday, October 1, noon to 5:00 p.m. at Columbia Theological Seminary. There is no cost for the event. Box lunches are available for $7.50. Advance registration for all participants is required by September 18. Click here to register. If you have questions about registration, contact Angela Wyatt / 404-687-4587.If you have questions about the program, contact Linda Morningstar / 404-687-4636 or Mark Douglas / 404-687-4650.

Oct. 22-24 Liturgy of the Hours – An Old Practice for the New Church NEW Elective Course in the Certificate in Spiritual Formation at Montreat, Conference Center will be offered for the first time – we anticipate time of music, prayer and reflection amidst the autumnal beauty of the mountains. Occasional students welcome! Course registration info hereHousing (Montreat) info click here.

Oct. 22-24 Discerning Your Call to Youth Ministry – The Youth Ministry Leadership Initiative (YMLI) Certificate Program This weekend provides leaders of youth – volunteer and staff alike – opportunities to ask important questions about their particular call to youth ministry and youth ministry as a whole. This series is a great opportunity for those in youth ministry – volunteer and staff – to engage in practical, challenging learning and network with other colleagues who are passionate about youth ministry. To view the entire schedule for the coming year, click here.

Oct. 29-30 -Preaching Advent is designed with preachers and teachers in mind – those who face preaching Advent – AGAIN. Columbia New Testament professor David Bartlett and writer Barbara Brown Taylor will draw on their work as editors of the popular lectionary resource series Feasting on the Word. Joseph L. Roberts, professor of preaching and director of the Center for Preaching, rounds out the leadership for the event.

October 25-26 Matthew:  Advent and Beyond Stan Saunders, professor of New Testament, will lead this event for members of the St. Andrew Presbytery and others interested in digging into the Gospel and some Epistle texts for the coming liturgical seasons .For additional information or to register, contact Anne Kelly at 662 234 2254 x 115 or  Registration fee: $100 for participants outside St. Andrew Presbytery.
For additional information about these or other courses, please contact the Lifelong Learning Registrar at 404.687.4587 or  Visit us on the web at

The Center for Lifelong Learning, Columbia Theological Seminary

P.O. Box 520/701 S. Columbia Drive

Decatur, GA  30031