BRIEF: Whitworth Institute of Ministry to feature nationally-recognized theologians

Dr. Carolyn Gordon
Dr. Carolyn Gordon

The Whitworth Institute of Ministry will present its 38th annual program for pastors and their families July 8-12.

This year’s theme, “For Such a Time as This: Ancient Christian Wisdom for Postmodern Times,” will focus on current transitions in the life of the church, according to a press release. The program will take place on campus and will feature speakers James K.A. Smith, professor of philosophy at Calvin College (Mich.); Carolyn Gordon, associate professor of communication in the School of Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary (Calf.); and Whitworth theology professors Jerry Sittser, Karen Petersen Finch and James Edwards.

The public is invited to attend the institute’s worship services Monday-Thursday at 7 p.m. in Seeley Mudd Chapel. Admission to the services is free, according to a press release.

Pre-registration and payment are required for those who wish to participate in other WIM programming, including Bible hours, convocation hour, and afternoon workshops. For complete WIM details, a schedule of events, and to register visit www.whitworth.edu/wim, call (509) 777-4345 or e-mail wim@whitworth.edu.

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