Chapel Gathering - Augsburger Lecture Series

Where Seminary, 215, Martin Chapel

Duration 45 minutes

Augsburger Lecture Series – March 12-13, 2014
Overall Theme: Embracing Missional Shalom Community
“Luke 15”
Randy Woodley

Followed by Lunch with Seminary students and/or others interested in continuing the conversation.

Food provided – the first of our custom of soup and bread on Thursdays during Lent
A forum will be a part of lunch around the discussion of becoming/starting unconventional churches. (i.e., Third Space Churches)

Randy Woodley is an author, missiologist, activist-scholar, former pastor and innovator. In over 35 years of grassroots ministry he has founded or helped to form organizations such as Christians for Justice, Eagle Valley Church, Eagle’s Wings Ministry, American Indian Environment and Health Association, North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies, Evangelicals 4 Justice, Eloheh Village for Indigenous Leadership and Ministry Development and Eloheh Farm. His most recent book is Shalom and the Community of Creation: An Indigenous Vision (2012). Randy is legal descendent of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees and has been involved in Indigenous ministry for 28 years. Currently, Dr. Woodley serves as Distinguished Professor of Faith and Culture, Director of Intercultural and Indigenous Studies and Program Director NAIITS Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies at George Fox Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He achieved a Master of Divinity degree from Eastern Seminary, is ordained by the American Baptist Churches, and is received his PhD. in Inter-cultural Studies at Asbury Seminary.

The Augsburger Lectureship provides resources to annually bring to the campus of the college and seminary a noted lecturer to address pertinent topics in the area of Christian evangelism and mission for the stimulation and development of a vision for evangelism and missions for the students, faculty and staff of Eastern Mennonite University.

The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus.
Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes are noted in individual chapel listings.


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