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Emergent Church Is Focus of January Seminars, January 30-February 1


Decatur, GA—Enrollment is nearing capacity for Columbia Theological Seminary’s 2007 January Seminars, “Mainline Emergent/s: Conversations in Theology, Practice, and Hope.” Offered by the Center for Lifelong Learning program, the seminars take place January 30-February 1 on the seminary’s campus in Decatur, GA. Brian McLaren, author of The Secret Message of Jesus and a leader in the emerging church movement will be joined on the program by other leaders of the organization Emergent Village, as well as pastors from mainline denominations. Others speakers include Diana Butler Bass, Karen Ward, Tony Jones, and Doug Pagitt. The schedule includes plenary sessions, workshops, and an art benefit. Cost for the event is $275, which includes two lunches. Detailed information, including a registration form, is available on the seminary’s Web site at under What’s New. 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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