Fall festival at St. Peter Lutheran
[OCT. 8, 2005] EMDEN -- A fall festival at St. Peter Lutheran Church will be Oct. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. Kids and parents are invited to enjoy hayrack rides, games, chili, hot dogs, chips, cookies and much more.
The event is sponsored by Generation X, Faith Weavers and the outreach committee.
Youth Bible study
A joint Bible study for high school youth from St. Peter's, St. John's in Hartsburg and Immanuel in Lincoln will meet the second Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m. These Bible studies will be youth-led and rotated between the three churches. The schedule for the remainder of 2005 is as follows:
Worship service information
Oct. 9 -- Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, Mission Sunday, 10:30 a.m. service
Oct. 16 -- Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost, 8 a.m. traditional service, 10:30 a.m. praise service
Oct. 23 -- Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30 a.m. service
Oct. 30 -- Reformation Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
LCC hosts Webb Lectureship on Preaching Send a link to a friend
[OCT. 4, 2005] Lincoln Christian College and Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Gibson, the Haddon W. Robinson Professor of Preaching and Ministry and director of the Center for Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, will present the 2005 Webb Lectureship on Preaching on Nov. 1 and 2. Gibson will deliver three lectures under the theme "Sermon Stealing: Preaching and Plagiarism."
The John M. Webb Lectureship on Preaching was established to honor the contributions of John M. Webb, who served the college as professor of preaching and academic dean.
Gibson has advanced degrees from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary and the University of Toronto, including a doctorate from the University of Oxford. Upon his return from Britain in 1985, he served as a pastor and interim pastor at churches in Pennsylvania and New York. He is the author of two books on preaching, has written numerous articles for books and journals, and is editor of The Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society. He and his wife, Rhonda, live in Beverly, Mass.
The times, locations and titles of the lectures are as follows:
For more information, visit www.lccs.edu or contact Marla Ruble at (217) 732-3168, ext. 2241.
[Lincoln Christian College and Seminary news release]
BibleGrasp -- an 'everybody welcome' Wednesday series Send a link to a friend
[AUG. 23, 2005] Does the Bible really intrigue you? Are there many parts of the world's most important book that are difficult for you to grasp? Yet, do you believe that the Bible somehow is addressed by God to you as his word to guide, comfort and encourage you in all your relationships?
If so, regardless of whether you're a member at Lincoln Christian Church or some other church -- or not a member of any church, Pastor John Castelein, preacher and Bible professor, can help you grasp the historical setting of each and every Bible book as well as its message for your life and family today.
These Wednesday evening courses, starting at 6:30 p.m. from Sept. 7 on, will provide you with maps, charts, outlines and your own BibleGrasp notebook. All you need to bring is curiosity, your own study Bible and your questions. A 5:30 p.m. meal and child care are provided. In this fun and relaxed atmosphere, no one will be called on to read or answer questions.
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