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Seminary Course Examines the Church in a Multicultural World, October 19-20


Decatur, GA.—“Thy Kingdom Come: Possibilities and Promises of Church in a Multiethnic World” will be offered October 19-20 on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary, in Decatur, GA. This lifelong learning program, designed for pastors and lay congregational leaders, offers plenary and small group sessions, and a panel discussion with clergy and lay leaders involved in immigrant fellowships and multicultural/multiethnic ministry at the congregational and presbytery levels. Leaders include Nibs Stroupe and Caroline Leach, authors of O Lord, Hold Our Hands: How a Church Thrives in a Multicultural World and pastors at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, Decatur; Raafat Girgis, associate for evangelism, racial, and cultural diversity for the Presbyterian Church (USA); and Lucas Pina, new church development coordinator for the Tri-Presbytery Council comprising the presbyteries of Cherokee, North Georgia, and Greater Atlanta. The cost of the course is $150, which includes two on-campus lunches. For more information, please call 404.687.4526, or e-mail Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was founded in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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