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Continuing Education Opportunity – BROADCAST SEMINAR at Westminster College

From Malachi to Matthew — James E. Davison, Director of Continuing Education, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.  By the time Jesus was born in Bethlehem, the world of Old Testament times had changed drastically. In this series of classes, we will examine “the time between the Testaments,” looking at key developments in Jewish life in Palestine. Understanding major events like the coming of the Roman legions, the rise of synagogues, and the emergence of the Pharisees, Essenes, and other groups will enable us not only to understand better the world that Jesus experienced in 30 A.D., but also to appreciate the Gospels more fully.  Wednesday evenings, Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2012  from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Westminster College, Old Main 210.  The course is FREE to all Pastors and church members of the Presbytery of Shenango.  All others the cost is $50.00.  Registration deadline is Friday, September 14, 2012 by contacting the Office of Faith and Spirituality at Westminster College (724) 946-7117 or via e-mail at gabriedl@westminster.edu.

Spiritual Emphasis Week at Westminster College (September 19-23)

Local Churches and Community are invited to the following events:  

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:30 PM  –  Berlin Lounge   JASON SANTOS, Associate Pastor, New Wilmington Presbyterian Church.  Jason is the author of A Community Called Taizé: A Story of Prayer, Worship and Reconciliation (IVP, 2008).  

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 8:00 PM  –  Wallace Memorial Chapel,            LOUIS LIPPS, Former Pittsburgh Steeler.  Louis Lipps is a former American football wide receiver in the NFL who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  He currently works for Steel City Mortgage Services in Pittsburgh and is the co-host of a weekly Steelers-themed radio broadcast on ESPN radio 1250 AM.

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 7:00 PM  –  Wallace Memorial Chapel  OPEN DOOR WORSHIP,  Guest Speaker:  BOB GOFF.  Bob Goff is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Restore International, a non-profit organization which was established to address the atrocities and injustices committed against children.  

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