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Faithful Mission in a New Age: Montreat Lecture Series, July 20-24


Decatur, GA—As part of Columbia Theological Seminary’s program in Presbyterian and Reformed History and Theology, a series of free public lectures and presentations will be offered July 20-24 at the Presbyterian Heritage Center in Montreat, NC. During “Faithful Mission in a New Age” speakers will address, from a variety of perspectives, ways in which the Presbyterian and Reformed tradition has engaged and is engaging mission in North America and other areas of the world. Lectures are Monday – Friday at 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., with an additional session on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in Convocation Hall of the Assembly Inn. Speakers include Darrell Guder, academic dean of Princeton Theological Seminary; Bruce Reyes-Chow, moderator of the 218th General Assembly of the PC(USA); Linda Bryant Valentine, executive director of the General Assembly Council of the PC(USA); Michael Morgan, Columbia Seminary musician and organist for Central Presbyterian Church, Atlanta; James A. Cogwell, who served as a missionary to Japan and as director for various international mission programs of the PCUS and for the National Council of Churches; and Erskine Clarke, professor emeritus of American religious history at Columbia seminary. The lecture series is sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary, Montreat Conference Center, the Presbyterian Heritage Center, and the Adult Summer Club Program at Montreat. For details, including the speakers’ topics, go to Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, GA, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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