MON | JAN 21 | 10:00am | CTS KING DAY OF SERVICE: MAKE IT A DAY ON, NOT OFF! | Make plans to join OSACL for CTS’s 2nd Annual King Day of Service. More information forthcoming. Contact: Khalfani Lawson
MON | JAN 21 | 9:00 AM | 6th ANNUAL INTERFAITH TREE PLANTING | 11 Grove Park Place, Atlanta, Georgia 30318 | Join friends of faith from across the region in a day of service to celebrate the Jewish New Year of the Trees ”Tu Bâ™ Shvat” and to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which fall on the same day this year. This has become a favorite tradition for GIPL friends! In partnership with Trees Atlanta, GIPL volunteers will plant trees and nurture green spaces this year in Grove Park. Register today.
SUN | JAN 27 | 2:00 PM | 2019 GREEN TEAM SUMMIT | 1589 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 | All Creation Care champions and environmental stewards from congregations across the state are invited to join us for this interfaith celebration featuring an inspiring keynote address by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation™s Executive Director: John Lanier, educational workshops, and a farm-to-table dinner. Tickets: $15 - $30. Register here.
TUES | JAN 29 | 6:00 - 8:30 PM | FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ATLANTA, 1328 Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30309 | Join Presbyterians for a Better Georgia in partnership with Central Outreach & Advocacy Center for two important advocacy events! Advocacy Training will take place Tuesday, January 29th at 6pm at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Day at the Capitol will begin at Central Presbyterian Church and end at the Georgia State Capitol. Register online.
SUN | FEB 2 | 6:00 PM | SUPER BOWL PARTY | NHR BASEMENT | Join TWO for the annual CTS Super Bowl Party! Whether you're coming to root on your favorite team, watch commercials and the halftime performance, or just to get your snack on, TWO will be in the NRH basement with wings and soda and the game playing. Please bring a snack to share!
MON & TUES | FEB 11 - 12 | McAFEE WILLIAM L. SELF PREACHING LECTURES | McAfee School of Theology | McAfee is excited to welcome Barbara Brown Taylor as lecturer for this year’s William L. Self Preaching Lectures. Her theme is How My Mind Has Changed about Preaching. The lectures are free to local seminary students but register is required. There is a cost for Monday night’s dinner. Learn more and register here.
THUR - SAT | FEB 7-9 | MIGRATION & BORDER CROSSINGS CONFERENCE | CTS CAMPUS | Leading theologians, legal scholars and artists will explore global migration, a topic currently at the center of our national discourse. Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the U.S. from 2015 to 2017 and winner of the 2008 National Book Critics award and Emilie Townes, a distinguished womanist scholar and Dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School will give the opening and closing keynotes. This multidisciplinary conference will explicate the causes, processes and effects of migration from political, theological, legal, and religious perspectives and offer insights and tools for addressing immigration-related issues at many levels. Learn More and Register
SUN | FEB 10 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM | THEO ED TALKS | FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ATLANTA, 1328 Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30309 | Featuring 20 minute talks given by Mike McHargue, Diana Butler Bass, Peter Enns, and Patrick Reyes Limited Quantity Free Student Tickets available. Register by Feb. 7. Learn More
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!
THURS | APRIL 11 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM | JOURNEY TOWARDS JUSTICE: DISRUPTING INSTITUTIONAL RACISM, 34th ANNUAL CONFERENCE of PANAWTM | COLUMBIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY | 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.