TUE | FEB 19 | 12:30 - 2:30 PM | ENNEAGRAM 201 | BLC 105 | Already know your Enneagram number? Want to learn more about yourself and others? Join Kimberley Broerman, Spiritual Director, to go to the next level of your relationships. Limited to 15 people - Lunch is provided. Sign up by February 12 here.
TUE | FEB 19 | 7:15 PM | CONVERSATION WITH LOCAL AUTHOR ANNISSA GREY | DECATUR LIBRARY AUDITORIUM | Joshilyn Jackson will interview Anissa Gray about her novel The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls which is being described as The Mothers meets An American Marriage-- a dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. Learn More
SUN | FEB 24 | 11:00 AM | WORSHIP VISIT TO EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH | Join the Office of Worship Life for a worship visit to Ebenezer Baptist Church. We'll attend the 11 AM worship service and then go out for lunch for food & conversation. Lunch provided free of cost to the first 10 people to sign up. RSVP to Alexandra Mauney if you'd like to attend.
FEB 24, 26, & MAR 5 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | 2019 HSHC LENTEN STRESS ADDRESS CHALLENGE SIGNUP | BLC COURTYARD | It’s often difficult to fulfill a call to ministry when the road is blocked by stress. By employing a variety of methods to navigate through what is causing us stress, we can better serve God’s people. Healthy Seminarians – Healthy Church 2019 Lenten Challenge will guide you in recognizing the strategies that work best for you! Learn More or Sign Up by March 5th here.
MON | FEB 25 | 3:00 PM | CHILDREN’s LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE | JBCL | Food and Fun for Everyone!
MON | FEB 25 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM | KATIE ARCHIBALD-WOODWARD DISCUSSION ON “OUR HOME IS THE HOLY LAND” EXHIBIT | ELLIS ROOM | Katie Archibald-Woodward will share about her exhibition "Our Home is the Holy Land", a compilation of two collections, "Through The Checkpoint" and "Children of Bethlehem" in the Harrington Center, current events and pressing issues in the Holy Land, and conclude with Q&A.
MON | FEB 25 | 6:30 PM | FILM SCREEN OF KILLING GAZA | HARRINGTON AUDITORIUM | Killing Gaza, a documentary about life under siege" during the war in 2014, hosted by Joining Hands for Justice Palestine-Israel.
FEB 26 | 4:30 - 7:00 PM | ARTIST RECEPTION | HARRINGTON CENTER MAIN LEVEL | Join Katie Archibald-Woodward for an in-depth exploration of her current visual and voiced storytelling exhibition "Our Home is the Holy Land", a compilation of two collections, "Through The Checkpoint" and "Children of Bethlehem". Brief comments by the artist begin at 5:45 pm, with discussion to follow. Refreshments generously provided by Ebrik Coffee Room, Leon's International Foods, and Columbia Seminary.
TUE & WED | FEB 26 & 27 | DISCOVER COLUMBIA | The Office of Admissions and Financial aid is welcoming a group of prospective students to our campus! You will see them in classes, lunch, chapel, an afternoon meet & greet, plus more, on Feb. 26th and part of the day on Feb. 27th. Please join us in giving a warm welcome to our guests who are some of your potential classmates and ministry colleagues!
THUR | FEB 28 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM | CAL DROP-IN-ONLY CONSULTATION HOURS | Didn't book a coaching appointment? No need today! Whether you have a quick question or you want a more in-depth conversation, a coach is on standby to consult with you.
THUR | FEB 28 | 7:00 PM | KILLING GAMES: WILDLIFE CAUGHT IN THE CROSSHAIRS - Free Film Screening! | PLAZA THEATER (1049 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30306) | On any given weekend, America’s most iconic wild animals are at risk because of wildlife killing contests. Sadly, the Georgia Coyote Challenge is one of these. In KILLING GAMES, a groundbreaking exposé, actor, conservationist and Project Coyote Advisory Board Member Peter Coyote — with environmentalists, ranchers, public officials and Native Americans — brings these shadowy contests to light and speaks out against this hidden war on wildlife. Project Coyote’s KILLING GAMES inspires viewers to call on their state and local legislators to bring an end to these brutal contests where wild animals become living targets. The screening is free and open to the public. Contact Ashley Lewis for carpool info if you need a ride!
FRI & SAT | MAR 1 & 2 | SOPHIE’S TABLE "Safe and Sacred Space: Ending Domestic Violence and Relational Abuse." | NEW LIFE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (6600 Old National Hwy, Atlanta, Georgia 30349 | Presented by Women Preach, Inc. and New Life Presbyterian Church and Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary. Conversation partners for this event will be the Rev. Dr. Jim Rigby and the Rev. Dr. Neichelle Guidry. Registration is require and discounts for seminarians are available. Learn More or Register Here.
MON | MAR 11 | 10:00 AM | MID-TERM COFFEE BREAK IN THE LIBRARY | JBCL | Join us for a morning coffee break!
MON | MAR 11 | 2:00 - 8:00 PM | SHOW UP & WRITE | CAL | Bring your midterm projects to CAL and the Center will provide snacks, on-call coaching, and spaces for both silent independent work and collaborative group work. All you have to do is show up and get to work!
TUE | MAR 12 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM | FILM SCREENING OF IMPRISONING A GENERATION | HARRINGTON CENTER AUDITORIUM | This multi-faceted event will include 30 minutes of in-depth exploration of "Our Home is the Holy Land", a screening of the 50-minute documentary Imprisoning A Generation, and discussion to follow.
FRI | MAR 15 | DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING FOR 2019 CREATION CARE SERMON PRIZE | The Dabney and Tom Dixon Creation Care Preaching Award is a cash award was established in 2013 by Dabney and Tom Dixon. It is awarded to the student who prepares the best sermon that addresses the intersections of the Bible, the Church, and environmental concerns (e.g., sustainability, resilience, water, land, energy, climate change, food, communicable disease). Entries are due to Ann Clay Adams by Friday, March 15th. Please do not put your name on the manuscript, but do tell Ann Clay that you are the author. The winning sermon will be preached in Chapel on Monday, April 22nd.
WED | MAR 20 | 12:30 PM| CELEBRATE SPRING COOKOUT | RECTORY | Welcome the start of spring with us here at the Refectory! Learn More
SUN | MAR 24 | 2:00 PM | DIANA BUTLER BASS - “Choose Gratitude” | LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER (731 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta GA 30308) | Diana Butler Bass will speak on gratitude and themes from her latest book, Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks. Dr. Bass will also be preaching at Redeemer on March 24, at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Learn More
THUR | MAR 28 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM | CAL DROP-IN-ONLY CONSULTATION HOURS | CAL | Didn't book a coaching appointment? No need today! Whether you have a quick question or you want a more in-depth conversation, a coach is on standby to consult with you.
FRI & SAT | MAR 29 & 30 | CHRISTIANITY AND WHITE SUPREMACY: HERESY AND HOPE | PRINCETON UNIVERSITY | The Office of Religious Life on Christianity invites to this conference people from every experience and background whose work, formally or informally, combats the grip that white supremacy has on the church and on American society in general. There is no registration fee. All meals during the conference (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch) will be covered by the organizers. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging. Discounted rooms have been placed on hold at a nearby hotel for participants who require overnight accommodations. Learn More or Register
TUE | APRIL 9 | 1:30 - 3:00 PM | ACADEMIC LITERACY AND LIFE AFTER SEMINARY WORKSHOP | CAL WORKSHOP ROOM | Does academic literacy matter for ministry? If so, how? Join CAL for this conversational workshop designed to give you a deeper understanding of why academic literacy is important, both in seminary and beyond, and how you can cultivate it.
THUR | APRIL 11 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM | JOURNEY TOWARDS JUSTICE: DISRUPTING INSTITUTIONAL RACISM, 34th ANNUAL CONFERENCE of PANAWTM | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Opening Panel - Harrington Center Chapel) | Moderator Dr. Helen Kim Jin, Assistant Professor of American Religious History, Chandler; and panelists Jessica Vazquez Torres, MDiv, MTS, National Program Manager, Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training, Rev. Dr. Christine J. Hong, Assistant Professor of Educational Ministry, CTS and Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz, Deputy Director of Systems & Sustainability, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum. Click here for full conference information For student scholarship information contact Dr. Hakuro Ward or Dr. Christine Hong.
THUR | APRIL 25 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM | CAL DROP-IN-ONLY CONSULTATION HOURS | CAL | Didn't book a coaching appointment? No need today! Whether you have a quick question or you want a more in-depth conversation, a coach is on standby to consult with you.
MON | MAY 6 | 2:00 - 8:00 PM | SHOW UP & WRITE | CAL | Bring your final projects to CAL and the Center will provide snacks, on-call coaching, and spaces for both silent independent work and collaborative group work. All you have to do is show up and get to work!