Theological Leadership

Andover Newton Again Named Among ‘Seminaries That Change the World’

IMAGE The Center for Faith and Service has named Andover Newton as one of its "Seminaries That Change the World" for a second consecutive year. Andover Newton was among the inaugural class of honorees in 2014. More…

Deeply Rooted Radically Open

April 24 Gala at Four Seasons; RSVP by March 20 for Your Table!

IMAGE This special night celebrates our deeply rooted history and our openness to God’s great possibilities for Andover Newton. The evening will include cocktails, silent auction, dinner, and dancing. We hope you will join us! More…

Violence & Faith

March 5 Course on Elder Abuse, Domestic Violence, Teen Assault

IMAGE How can churches insure that they’re adequately supporting victims of violent crime from within circles of trust? This workshop will equip lay people and clergy to respond with appropriate resources and knowledge to all those suffering some form of intimate violence. More…

Workshop, February 28

Workshop Helps Religious Leaders Navigate Ever-Changing Landscape

IMAGE Dr. Pam Shellberg, Scholar-in-Residence at The BTS Center (formerly Bangor Theological Seminary), uses the biblical narratives of Paul and Ananias as a framework to lead small groups of clergy and lay leaders in discussing the changing role of church life and organization. More…

Thursday, May 7

‘I Wish I Had More Time for My Sermon’

IMAGE As church staffs get smaller, as leadership gets more complicated, as staff meetings go longer, as the demands of congregational care get louder, sermon preparation gets squeezed like an orange. When the preacher finally sits down to write a sermon, the blinking cursor on the blank white screen is a just that, a curse. This workshop will help you see it differently. More…

Interfaith Challenges & Opportunities

Watch Video of Interfaith Youth Core Founder/President Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel For those who missed the Dec. 9 visit by interfaith leader Eboo Patel because of bad weather -- or if you just want to see it again! -- click here to watch a video of the public lecture. More…