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Fall 2010

Hope for a New Thing - Reflections on a Missional Church Journey

The first word in the emergence of hope may be: "No!" That's what a group of five pastors found, as they explored creative ways for churches in five South Carolina presbyteries to work toward becoming missional communities.

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A Startling, Memorable Encounter with Archbishop Chacour

Columbia Seminary's "Journey of Faith" pilgrims to the Holy Land were so inspired by Archbishop Elias Chacour and the Mar Elias Educational Institute in an Arab village in northern Israel, they purchased 20 computers for the children at the Institute.

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Unfolding the Mystery: Spirituality Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Celebrate, give thanks, reunite for worship, workshops, meals, and conversation, during the CTS Spirituality Program's 15th anniversary celebration, Friday evening and Saturday, September 17-18, 2010.

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Where Inner & Outer Journeys Converge: Missional Spirituality Course with Steve Hayner

Learn ways to intertwine the two strands of our spiritual journey - the inner (prayer, meditation) and the outer (social advocacy, action), in a Missional Spirituality course in September, with Columbia Seminary President Steve Hayner.

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Explore Advent Texts with Barbara Brown Taylor, David Bartlett

A CTS Center for Preaching event in October will feature David Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, editors for the popular lectionary resource series, Feasting on the Word. They will focus on Advent Texts for 2010.

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Hear Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes & Anna Carter-Florence at January Preaching Event

At a "Preaching: Dialogue on Peace, Justice & Reconciliation" seminar in January, hear Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, senior minister emeritus, Riverside Church/NY and President, Healing of the Nations Foundation.

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