SUN | SEPT 9, 16 and 23 | 6:00 PM | LET'S TALK...MENTAL HEALTH SERIES | PLEASANT HILL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  | 3700 Pleasant Hill Rd., Duluth, Georgia 30096 | CTS alumni, Rev. Jody Andrade and Rev. Andy Acton, a few of the Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church youth and licensed professional counselor Laura Ware, will lead a workshop series, “Let’s Talk...Mental Health” to create better awareness, remove stigmas and provide support. This series will take place on Sunday evenings from 6-7:30 pm in the church’s sanctuary on Sept. 9, 16 and 23. The series will contain expert insight, meaningful conversations, valuable resources and faithful and healthy responses. Anyone from 9th grade to senior adults (65 +) are invited to attend. Learn More

TUES | SEPT 18 | 1:30 - 3:30 PM | CAL PRESENTS: JOINING THE CONVERSATION | | CAL OFFICE IN LIBRARY | This workshop will be an introductory crash course in seminary writing. Covering such topics as the fundamentals of American academic rhetoric, critically engaging sources, the genres of seminary writing, and the purpose and opportunity of academic writing in seminary. Come to this session to establish a strong foundation for your assignments during the academic year.

FRI | SEPT 21 - 23 | EXPLORING THE RICHNESS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH 3RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE | 3431 TRICKUM RD NE, MARIETTA, GA |  Join the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church for this year's conference. The theme is, Can the Early Christian Church Enrich Contemporary Christian Life. Cost: $35; Daily Rates: $5 Friday, $20 Saturday, $10 Sunday - Register by August 31st and save $5 on the full weekend ($30). Learn more and register here.

THURS | SEPT 27 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM | WORKSHOP WORKSHOPS | These workshops give students the opportunity to practice their editing and proofreading skills with one another. Each student will bring a draft on which they are currently working, and the CAL staff will facilitate a writers’ workshop during which students will both give and receive feedback with their peers.

TUES | NOV 13 | 1:30 - 3:30 PM | CAL PRESENTS: CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION |  | CAL OFFICE IN LIBRARY | As a follow-up to September’s workshop, this session will discuss how the academic literacies you develop in seminary will translate meaningfully and practically into your life after seminary. The workshop will give you a deeper understanding of why academic literacy matters, both in seminary and beyond, by focusing on critical thinking and effective communication.

MON | DEC 10 | 2:00 - 8:00 PM | SHOW UP & WRITE | CAL OFFICE IN LIBRARY | Come join the CAL staff in the library for healthy snacks and a quiet place to write and prepare for finals.