Presented by CENTRAL Wisconsin Seminary Site

Theology for/with/from the Church

“The Communion of Saints: Why Baptists Need the Church … and Vice Versa”

Where:       Progressive Baptist Church – 8324 West Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53222

When:        THURSDAY, September 19 – Noon-1:30pm (lunch provided)

Who:          Pastors and Ministers in SE Wisconsin interested in theological reflection

What:         A Forum – “Why Baptists Need the Church … and Vice Versa”

Why:          For theological reflection and inspiration

Pastor Walter Lanier of Progressive Baptist Church, an alumnus of CENTRAL Wisconsin, will be the host for this final Teaching Pastors Forum of 2019. Site Coordinator and Associate Minister-Education for ABC/WI, John A. Jones IV will be facilitating a conversation about the various understandings of “church” that are operative and helpful in the ongoing work of being church.

Some questions to be considered:

  • Is “Church” primarily local? Universal? Both?
  • How do Baptists benefit from Associational relationships?
  • How do Baptists benefit from Ecumenical relationships?
  • How do Ecumenical efforts benefit from Baptist participation?
  • How do Christians need each other, even when we sometimes don’t like each other?

A simple lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to the ABC/WI Office Administrator, Sean Cornell (sean.cornell@abcofwi.org or 262-782-3140) no later than Monday, Sept. 16 at NOON.

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