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Seminar Explores Baptism and Eucharist, July 28-30


Decatur, GA.— Columbia Theological Seminary’s Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “Baptism and Eucharist: Ancient Practices in a Time of Renewal” July 28-30 on the seminary campus. For pastors and other church professionals, worship planners, lay leaders, this event will be an exploration of how baptism and Eucharist in worship enable sacramental living. Leaders are Samuel Torvend, Kim Long, and Paul Huh. Torvend is associate professor of religion at Pacific Lutheran University. Long is assistant professor of worship and coordinator of worship resources for congregations at Columbia. Huh is assistant professor of worship and director of Korean American ministries at Columbia. Program participants will explore sacraments from a holistic understanding of the human person, human community, and the earth. Topics for discussion include how Jesus’ practices can become our sacraments; how sacraments can nourish us for life in the world; and how sacramental practices can lead us to Christian public commitments. For registration information, go to >Lifelong Learning >Courses and Events and click on the date of the event. Or contact Pat Roper at 404.687.4587 or Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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