Small Churches: Adventures in Vitality

“Small Churches: Adventures in Vitality” at Center for Lifelong Learning This Fall

April 4, 2014, Decatur, GA—The Center for Lifelong Learning at Columbia Theological Seminary will offer “Small Churches: Adventures in Vitality” as part of its innovative programs focusing on church leadership. This program is for leaders of churches with fewer than 150 members. This energetic and creative learning event will take place at the Center for Lifelong Learning on November 3-5, 2014.

Presenters: John Wimberly, former pastor of Western Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.;  Sarai Rice, Presbyterian clergy woman and executive director of the Des Moines Area Religious Council; Dan Hotchkiss, former pastor, administrator and former consultant with the Alban Institute, will lead a course designed with the needs, interests and characteristics of smaller-sized congregations in mind. The program will offer different learning modules to address topics ranging from volunteer mobilization to stewardship, and the final session will provide participants with an opportunity to create an action plan to use in their home congregations.

For a complete program description and to register, click here.

For more information, please contact

Dr. Sarah Erickson
Director of Lifelong Learning
Dr. Israel Galindo
Associate Dean, Lifelong Learning