September 2019

SEPT 3 | FIRST DAY OF CLASS | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

SEPT 3 | MANDATORY RETURNING STUDENT MEETINGS | BLC 104 & 105 | 10:00 - 11:00 am | Middlers in room 105 and Seniors/ Super Seniors in room 104

SEPT 3 | LUNCH WITH VILMARIE CINTRÓN-OLIVIERI | ELLIS ROOM | 12:30 - 1:30 PM | Want to hear about the PC(USA) through the perspective of the Co-Moderator? Want to learn how God called her to this work? Join us in the Ellis Room at 12:30 on the first day of classes for the inside scoop. Bring your lunch or tray from the Refectory!

SEPT 4 | OPENING CONVOCATION | COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH |

SEPT 5 | THURSDAY YOGA | CTS CHILDREN’S LIBRARY | Come Stretch, Work, Breathe, and Release the stress from your week. This class is for all levels and it's taught by Teresa Owen, owner of Inner Smile Yoga. Come try a complimentary session during the month of September! Students ($8/class or $20/month), Staff/Faculty ($12/class or $40/month).

SEPT 7 | CONCERT TO SUPPORT IMMIGRANT KIDS | DECATUR BAPTIST CHURCH | John McCutcheon performs kid's music to benefit KIND Atlanta. KIND provides attorneys to children in immigration court. Learn More

SEPT 10 | COMMUNITY DAY | RICHARDS CENTER | Come participate in the Church Crawl and Ministry Mingle, along with OSCAL’s Common Table for the month of September.

SEPT 12 | FIRST SAGE MEETING OF THE YEAR | REFECTORY | Gather at 12:30pm for the first SAGE meeting of the year as we elect a new Vice President and discuss plans for the semester.

SEPT 13 | PC(USA) EXEGESIS PREP SESSION | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

SEPT 13 | MIW Small Group Registration Deadline | The Moving in Wholeness small group is an opportunity to consider the concept of health (the wellbeing of individuals, communities, and creation) from biblical, theological, and practical perspectives, in fellowship within the CTS community. This Year’s Theme: Rooted In Wholeness (New Fall 2019). Register here

SEPT 13 | Prepare & Share Registration Deadline | Practicing conscious eating is important for many reasons! HSHC wants to support you, whatever your reasons, by facilitating a health-focused meal-sharing program. Register here

SEPT 14 | Sanctuary Coalition | St Bede's Episcopal Church | Learn how you can put feet to your faith and stand in solidarity with our immigrant neighbors. We will talk through the most current messaging and map out specific ways you can play an active role in fighting with our immigrant and refugee communities. Learn More

SEPT 16 | ROOTED IN WHOLENESS SMALL GROUP MEETING | DOBBS ROOM | This group provides a safe space to talk about the concept of health from biblical, theological, and practical perspectives.Topics include self-care, embodiment, hospitality, stewardship, and more! Did I mention that you get a HOMEMADE, DELICIOUS, NUTRITIOUS (whole foods, plant-based, and attentive to food allergies - gluten, nuts, etc.), and FREE lunch every time we meet? Click the link below for more information and please register

SEPT 17 | PREPARE AND SHARE EVENT | NRH KITCHEN | The goal of this program is for you to prepare a dish and swap portions with everyone in your group, so you have a variety of home-cooked meals to enjoy throughout the week. This program will give you the opportunity to try out new recipes, share food with friends, and cook less often while still enjoying home-cooked meals. Learn More

SEPT 19 | CTS EVER FAITHFUL DAY | September 19th was chosen as a way to remember the first day of classes on the Decatur campus, and to celebrate the beginning of a new semester and entering class this fall. When you support Ever Faithful Day, you support what makes Columbia possible. Please visit the website to learn more

SEPT 21 | AMIS Welcome Reception/Concert | SPELMAN COLLEGE |

SEPT 26-28 | PC(USA) SENIOR ORDS | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

SEPT 26 | EXEGESIS WORKSHOP | CENTER FOR ACADEMIC LITERACY | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Explore the fundamentals of exegesis with CAL and co-facilitators Dr. Mitzi Smith and Dr. Brennan Breed. Online participation is available for this workshop. Click here to register.

FRI | SEPT 27 | 6:00 PM | ENNEAGRAM RETREAT | IGNATIUS HOUSE JESUIT RETREAT CENTER (6700 Riverside Dr. NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30328) | Learn about the Enneagram, a method of personality typing which has been used for centuries to increase self-knowledge. Learn More.

SEPT 30- 0CT 1 | FALL 2019 BOARD MEETINGS | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY | Be on the lookout for Columbia board members on campus!

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October 2019

OCT 1 | PC(USA) SENIOR ORDS DUE | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

OCT 2 | Providence Missionary Baptist Church's Fall Revival | Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:00 pm Prof. Lisa Weaver will be serving as the opening night preacher. Everyone is welcome to worship with us to support her that evening.

OCT 3 | EXEGESIS ORD DUE | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

OCT 4 | OSCAL BOWLING BASH | THE COMET PUB & LANES |

OCT 7-8 | DISCOVER COLUMBIA | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

OCT 14-15 | CDC MEETINGS | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

OCT 14-18 | MIDTERM/ASSESSMENT WEEK | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

OCT 18-20 | SILENT RETREAT WEEKEND | GREENBOUGH RETREAT CENTER | Registration and info to come soon…

OCT 29 | HALLOWEEN COMMON TABLE | ELLIS ROOM

OCT 31 | FAITH STATEMENTS WORKSHOP | CENTER FOR ACADEMIC LITERACY | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Explore the fundamentals of faith statements with CAL and co-facilitator Rev. Katie Ricks. Online participation is available for this workshop. (Registration not yet available. Check back soon!)

Do you have an event happening in October? Submit your event here.

November 2019

NOV 1 | BLACK THEOLOGY AND BLACK POWER: CELEBRATE JAMES CONE | Limited number of travel grants are available for graduate students, seminarians, and religious leaders. Learn More

NOV 5 - 8 | BIG IDEAS IN YOUTH MINISTRY II: FEARLESS DIALOGUES | CENTER FOR LIFELONG LEARNING | Contact Lifelong Learning to learn more.

NOV 5 | ELECTION DAY

NOV 7-8 | DISCOVER COLUMBIA | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

NOV 12 | THANKSGIVING COMMON TABLE | ELLIS ROOM |

NOV 21 | CASE STUDIES WORKSHOP | CENTER FOR ACADEMIC LITERACY | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Explore the fundamentals of case studies with CAL and co-facilitators Dr. Jeffery Tribble and Dr. Bill Harkins. Online participation is available for this workshop. (Registration not yet open. Check back soon!)

NOV 25-29 | THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY |

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December 2019

DEC 9 | LAST DAY OF CLASS | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

DEC 10-13 | FINAL EXAM PERIOD | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY |

DEC 14- JAN 1 | CHRISTMAS BREAK |

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January 2020

JAN 2-17 | JAN TERM |

JAN 27 - 29 | WOMEN OF COLOR COLLOQUY | CENTER FOR LIFELONG LEARNING | Contact Lifelong Learning to learn more.

JAN 27-29 | EARLY CALL COLLOQUY FOR CTS ALUMNI | CENTER FOR LIFELONG LEARNING | Contact Lifelong Learning to learn more.Chapel will resume the week of July 7th