Educational Event

“In Whom Shall We Trust?”
Facing fear in the midst of change.
Presented by Carol Scheppard
The Ministers Continuing Education Event is open to all church leaders
November 11, 2016
Friday 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.

At Modesto Church of the Brethren in Northern California

Pre-District Conference Event for Ministers and Leaders

…….The Ministry Commission is pleased to welcome Carol Scheppard as our leader on Friday, November 11, for a day-long event for pastors and other congregational leaders.
…….Carol Scheppard will engage ministers and other interested persons in what it means for the church to encourage living faithfully in times of fear in the church and society at large. Drawing on the exile experience in the Hebrew Bible, and reflecting on the New Testament church and examples from Brethren history, participants will engage text, history, and our contemporary setting as they explore God’s faithfulness.
…….Carol is the 2017 Annual Conference Moderator and professionally is Vice-President and Dean for Academic Affairs at Bridgewater College. Dr. Scheppard earned M.Div. at Princeton Theological Seminary and Ph.D. at University of Pennsylvania. She joined the department of philosophy and religion at Bridgewater College in 1998, teaching such courses as history of the Christian church, medieval women’s spirituality, history of biblical interpretation and biblical themes in literature. Carol is an active member of the Lebanon Church of the Brethren in Mt. Sidney, Virginia.
…….Check-in opens at 8:30 a.m., the event begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 11. The cost of registration is $25 and includes lunch. Childcare will be provided for children age 6 and under at no cost, but participants must register for childcare by October 26. This event will generate 0.6 CEUs in Biblical Studies.

Carol Scheppard

Friday, November 11, 2016 Check-In
9:00 – 12:00 Session 1 –
1:00 – 4:30 Session 2 –
4:30 – 5:00 Closing worship
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