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Columbia Seminary Offers Lay Leader Training Courses in April 2008


Decatur, GA— Beginning in April 2008, Columbia Theological Seminary’s Center for Lifelong Learning will offer three courses for missional leaders of immigrant new church developments. The courses are offered through the Lay Leader Training Certificate Program (LLTP), a partnership of the seminary and the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta. Two of the courses, Presbyterian History and Polity on April 5 and The Sacraments: Theology and Practice on May 10, are part of LLTP’S English track. Introduction to New Church Development on April 26 is part of the program’s Spanish track. Classes meet on the seminary campus in Decatur. Columbia’s LLTP is available in two tracks – Spanish and English. For more information about the program and cost, please contact the coordinator for the track that you are interested in: English— the Rev. D. Lucas de Paiva Pina,, 770-402-0402; Spanish— the Rev. Nelson Donado,, 404-209-0830. 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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