This Week in Worship

There are no worship events scheduled at this time. Weekly chapel services will resume during the summer term. The first summer chapel service is scheduled for Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - President Van Dyk preaching.

This Week's Events

  • MAY 17 - JUL 26 | SUMMER THURSDAY YOGA AT CTS | 12:00 PM | CAL | Are you on Campus this summer? Practice self-care with this convenient weekly yoga class. Cost for established participants: Students = $20/month; Staff/Faculty = $40/month; Community: $60/month. New/Drop-ins (guests on campus): Students = $8; Staff/Faculty = $12; Community = $17. For more information, contact    

This Week's News

  • REFECTORY SUMMER SCHEDULE The Refectory will be open Monday, July 9 - Thursday, August 16 during normal meal times. The Refectory will close after lunch on Friday, August 17 and resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 4. Contact if you have additional questions or concerns.
  • DID YOU KNOW...? | Summer Access to John Bulow Campbell Library and CAL | Class may be dismissed, but the library is still here for you! Throughout the summer, CAL will continue to take consultations (including online), and the library will be open. Check the library website for more details about hours. Click Here for more info.
  • JULY | INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CAMP | Herlickovice, Czech Republic | A week of biblical programs, prayer, discussion, worship, rest, play for ages 17-25. Led in English. Click here to learn more.
  • AT THE RIVER: AN ORAL HISTORY PROJECT | Interviews of southern Presbyterian ministers, some with connections to Columbia Theological Seminary or the surrounding area, and their experience of ministry in the Deep South during the Civil Rights era. Learn about upcoming profiles, a documentary to be released this fall and view the raw interview footage. Click here to learn more.
  • MENTORING: BIBLICAL, THEOLOGICAL, AND PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVES - Released May 1, 2018 | Opening multiple angles of vision on the practice of mentoring, Dean K. Thompson and D. Cameron Murchison have assembled an eminent group of scholars to reflect on these and other pressing questions. With contributions from twenty-one remarkable writers (including our own Melva Lowery) , this broad-ranging volume explores mentoring in biblical and theological perspective, within the context of diverse national and international communities, and across generations. Learn More
  • CAMPUS SECURITY & FIRE SAFETY REPORT 2018 | In accordance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (P.L. 101-542), Columbia Theological Seminary is required to disclose campus security policy and campus crime statistics annually to all current students and employees and to any prospective students/employees upon request. Click here to review this report.
  • TUES | SEPT 18 | CAL PRESENTS: JOINING THE CONVERSATION | 1:30 - 3:30 PM | 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 | WORKSHOP WORKSHOPS | 7:00 - 8:00 PM | 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 | CAL PRESENTS: CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION | 1:30 - 3:30 PM | 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 | SHOW UP & WRITE | 2:00 - 8:00 PM | Come join the CAL staff in the library for healthy snacks and a quiet place to write and prepare for finals.