Money, Mission, and Media: Free Event TOMORROW, September 27
Money, Mission, and Media:
Insights and Strategies for 21st Century Ministry
A collaborative conversation hosted by the Presbytery of Philadelphia (PCUSA),
the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod (ELCA), and The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:00am – 3:00pm
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
7301 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA 19119
This is a free event and open to the public (please register using the form below)
Ministry in the twenty-first century presents unique challenges and fresh opportunities for the church. At the forefront of these changes are questions about stewardship, mission, and the ever-evolving world of social media and technology. What does stewardship mean and look like in the midst of our present realities? How can we leverage technology and new media as a means of grace and platforms to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ? How can the mission of our churches be strengthened and empowered by new models of stewardship and community formation? Don’t miss the unique conversation with our featured presenters Adam Copeland, Mihee Kim-Kort, Keith Anderson, and fellow Philadelphia-area ministry practitioners as we explore these questions, gain insight, and develop strategies for supporting our mission and ministries today.
Schedule for the Day
|9:15 am||Registration and Opening Fellowship|
|10:00 am||Opening Welcome|
|10:10 am||Adam Copeland: Stewardship for the Church in the Twenty-First Century|
|11:15 am||Mihee Kim-Kort: Media as Mission for the Church in the Twenty-First Century|
|12:10 pm||Fishbowl Conversation and Panel with Local PCUSA & ELCA Ministry Leaders|
|12:30 pm||Break for Lunch (box lunches for purchase online through the registration form)|
|1:20 pm||Regroup at Seminary and Brief Announcements|
|1:30 pm||Keith Anderson: Framing a Theological & Practical Response for Church in a Digital World|
|2:15 pm||Panel Discussion with Adam Copeland, Mihee Kim-Kort, and Keith Anderson|
|2:45 pm||Closing Liturgy as Call and Response, Offering for Local Ministry, Sending Song, and Wrap-Up|
Adam Copeland serves as Director of Stewardship Leadership at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota where he teaches and directs the work of the Center for Stewardship Leaders. An ordained Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA), he is editor of Kissing in the Chapel, Praying in the Frat House: Wrestling with Faith and College (2014). He is pursuing a Ph.D. in rhetoric at North Dakota State University where his dissertation will analyze how congregations and non-profits use crowdfunding. His next book, Making Stewardship Whole will be published by Westminster John Knox Press in 2017. Find him online at adamjcopeland.com or follow his tweets @ajc123.
Mihee Kim-Kort is an ordained Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister with degrees in divinity and theology from Princeton Theological Seminary and English Literature and Religious Studies from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Currently she juggles various jobs including being a wife to another Presbyterian minister, raising three children, and ministering to college students as the staff person for UKIRK @ IU. She is the author of Making Paper Cranes: Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology, Streams Run Uphill: Conversations with Young Clergywomen of Color, and co-author with her husband Andy Kort of Yoked: Stories of a Clergy Couple in Marriage, Family, and Ministry.
Keith Anderson is a pastor at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church near Philadelphia, author of The Digital Cathedral: Networked Ministry in a Wireless World (Morehouse, 2015), and co-author of Click2Save: The Digital Ministry Bible (Morehouse 2012). In his writing and speaking, Keith maps the changing American religious landscape and the practice of ministry as it is shaped by the adoption of digital technologies. He serves on the editorial committee for Odyssey Network’s ON Scripture lectionary commentary series and the advisory board for the Day 1 radio program. He has taught at Andover-Newton Theological School, Columbia Theological Seminary, and The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.
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