2008 Calendar of Events
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RW 90 (December issue): deadline August 20, 2008
RW 91 (March issue): deadline November 14, 2008
RW 92 (June issue): deadline February 16, 2009
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2008 Calendar of Events
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September 20: The Art of Worship Team Leadership, Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada.
Paul Ryan and Greg Scheer of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship will lead this instruction in the role of worship teams, vocals and harmony, guitar, piano, bass, drums, putting all the instruments together, rehearsing effectively, and leading worship. For more information, contact Sid Hielema: email@example.com
September 20: Our Body Together in Christ, Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan.
This workshop will help churches learn better ways to include people with disabilities in the life and ministry of the church. Sectional topics include: providing respite care, autism, handling disruptive behavior, mental illness, pastoral care, a panel discussion on inclusion, and starting inclusive support groups. This event is sponsored by CRC Disability Concerns, the CLC Network, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Friendship Ministries, and Western Theological Seminary. More information at: http://www.togetherinchrist.us/
September 25-26: Sex, Second Coming, and Sanctification: Preaching 1 Thessalonians—from Text to Sermon, Wingate Inn, Kennewick, Washington
Jeffrey Weima, professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary, will lead this seminar for preachers who wish to brush up on the exegetical steps required in moving from the biblical text to a sermon that faithfully expresses its message for the church today. This event is co-sponsored by Sunnyside CRC and CRC Classis Columbia. More information available at: www.calvinseminary.edu/continuingEd.
October 9: Fall Preaching Conference, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, will be speaking on the book of Mark.
October 13-14: Sex, Second Coming and Sanctification: Preaching 1 Thessalonians—from Text to Sermon. First Christian Reformed Church, Denver, Colorado.
See description above.
January 29-31, 2009: Calvin Symposium on Worship, Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Preaching and the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. For continued updates visit www.calvin.edu/worship.