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Andover Newton Alumni/ae E-News – Dec.16, 2008
Winter is closing in here on The Hill; we are set for our first snow storm tonight…
Here is some warm news of upcoming events and opportunities for fellowship in the months ahead!
Please keep in touch!
Devon Bates, Director of Community Relations
617.964.1100 ext. 201
Join fellow Alumni/ae and Prospective Students for some Warm Winter Cheer
Sponsored by the Alumni/ae Association, Debbi and Nick Carter
Change—rapid, radical change— is happening all around us. The world is faster, smaller, more complex and interdependent than ever before. Thriving in this new world demands deep change. Leading deep change is risky business. Register NOW! http://www.ants.edu/lifelong-learning/workshops/
Applications accepted for Spring Term classes through January 16, 2009. Spaces are still available – for you or anyone in your community considering theological studies – many classics and new offerings. For a complete course listing please visit: http://www.ants.edu/courses/schedule/category/spring-2009/
There are current students available for pulpit supply at local churches in the Massachusetts area. Invite one of our dynamic students (soon to be one of your fellow alums!) to your church when you’re away or just need a break. Students from the Baptist, UCC, UU and other traditions are ready and willing to help.
Professor S. Mark Heim, Samuel Abbot Professor of Christian Theology
January 16-22 in Hong Kong, planning for a study course/trip for ANTS students in January 2010
February 2 in Philadelphia, running a workshop on the atonement during the day for area clergy, and giving a public lecture on my book Saved From Sacrifice in the evening
March 18-22 in Chicago for the Faith and Order commission meetings of the NCCC
March 27-29 in New Orleans at the Southern Baptist seminary as one of the speakers at a conference on religious pluralism.
April 25 in Kalamzoo, MI for another nonviolent atonement seminar
Dr. Margaret Benefiel is an adjunct faculty member at Andover Newton in the area of spirituality and congregational/organizational leadership.
January 29, Morgantown, PA. *"The Soul of a Leader."* Author talk at the Village Library.
January 7-17, 2010 (approximate dates) Hong Kong
Would you consider a year-end gift to help support scholarships at Andover Newton? In these uncertain economic times, President Carter bids us to Be Not Afraid! https://www.ants.edu/give/online_giving.html
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Andover Newton is the nation's oldest graduate institution of theological education, founded in 1807. Based in Newton Centre, MA, the school is known for its commitment to the pastoral ministry and the pioneering accomplishments of its graduates in the fields of mission and local church leadership. Historically covenanted with the United Church of Christ and the American Baptist Churches USA, Andover Newton now celebrates a student body comprised of more than 30 denominations, including one of the largest concentrations of Unitarian Universalist students in the US.