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Rural Ministry Fellowship Applications Due November 10


Decatur, GA — Columbia Theological Seminary will offer a year-long fellowship to a pastor or commissioned lay pastor serving a congregation in a rural setting. The Rural Ministry Fellowship begins in January 2009 and will provide the fellowship recipient with financial support to attend several Lifelong Learning events at Columbia, including a Strengthening Rural Ministry conference to be held at the seminary in September 2009. Completed applications for the fellowship are due November 10, 2008. Developed by the seminary’s Center for Lifelong Learning, the fellowship and the conference are funded by generous gifts from individuals and congregations. These gifts will also provide scholarships for the conference. These will be awarded to 12 individuals selected from among the fellowship applicants. More information and the Rural Ministry Fellowship application are available at Or you may contact Sarah Erickson, or 404.687.4526. 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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