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September 2018

Ministry Lunch – RUF: Developing as a Ministry Leader

September 27 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Michael Gordon, RUF Midwest Area Coordinator; along with Ross Doss and Roy Hubbard Reformed University Fellowship campus ministers step into a great environment for hands-on experience in leadership recruiting, development, and training. Three Covenant alumni will interact with the group as a panel to share ministry experience and insights on student leadership development. This event is part of the RUF Campus Visit on Sept. 27 & 28.

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October 2018

Ministry Lunch – Caris Is . . .

October 4 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

Speakers: Krissy Wilken, Marketing Representative, Caris Healthcare; and Hannah Manyara, Volunteer Coordinator, Caris Healthcare Learn how hospice care is a special way of caring for someone with a life-limiting disease—and how you can be a hospice volunteer. Experience the joy and satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of those we care for by volunteering to hold a hand, make a blanket, help around the office, bake a cake, listen to stories, and just be present. Lunch provided.

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Ministry Lunch – Antagonists in the Church: How to Identify and Deal with Destructive Conflict

October 9 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speakers: Janine Ushe (MDiv '05), and Rev. Justin Schlueter (MDiv '14), Stephen Ministries staff Antagonists are individuals who, on the basis of nonsubstantive evidence, go out of their way to make insatiable demands, usually attacking the person or performance of others, often those in a leadership capacity. Antagonists aren’t just misguided or misunderstood individuals. They are out to hurt people—and they do, in schools, in the workplace, in other areas of life, and in the church. Join us as…

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Ministry Lunch – Asian American Christianity

October 25 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Rev. Mike Park, Assistant Pastor, Grace DC Downtown, Washington DC The ubiquitous conversation on racial reconciliation is a much-needed one. However, the black-white binary obfuscates the larger issue, one that requires other voices in order to better reflect the glorious church promised in the new heavens and the new earth. With Asian Americans being the fastest growing racial group in the United States, and a significant percentage of Korean Americans in the PCA, the PCA must widen the…

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Ministry Lunch – The Who / What / Why of Church Planting

October 30 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Ted Powers, Church Planting Coordinator, Mission to North America Is church planting something you're considering? It should be. Today in the PCA there are more places to plant churches than there qualified and called church planters. Come hear more about what it takes to plant a church, who can plant a church, and how you can prepare yourself even now to pursue and flourish in this ministry environment. Please make sure your spouse joins you for this Ministry…

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November 2018

Ministry Lunch – How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk

November 1 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Julie Williamson, LPC, NCC, RPT, Abundant Life Counseling, St. Louis, MO When couples seek counseling or pastoral guidance for difficulties in their relationship, they’re often asked if they saw “warning signs” of these potential problems early in their dating relationship. They usually respond with one of two answers: 1) “No, and if I had known then what I know now, I wouldn’t be in this relationship”; or 2) “Yes, I did, but I was too much in love to…

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Cancer and New England Fill in the Gaps in My Seminary Education

November 6 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Matt Blazer, Lead Pastor, Covenant Presbyterian Church/The Barn, Simsbury, CT Seminary gives us great tools, but those are not enough. Not enough for our doubts, not enough to pastor a church, and not enough to be the only member of your denomination in the entire state! But, God is good, Jesus is enough, the Holy Spirit an active comforter. Perhaps you should spend this summer in New England?

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Ministry Lunch – Finding the Right Ministry Job: Helpful Hints, Minefields to Watch

November 8 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Jim Hatch, Church Planter Development Director, Mission to North America Whether graduation comes next spring or much later, finding the right ministry job proves a challenge that everyone thinks about. From his 53 years of ministry experience, Jim Hatch shares helpful hints and minefields to watch that will help you think wisely now about next steps after seminary.

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Ministry Lunch – Hospice 101: Educating One’s Congregation About the Meaning of Hospice Care

November 13 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Ann Luchterhand, Chaplain/Bereavement Coordinator, Avalon Hospice Strengthen your ministry with knowledge about hospice topics: myths and facts, dignity, what it means to live and to die, the difference between healing and curing, the meaning of autonomy. There will be time for questions and reflections. Drinks provided. Bring your own lunch.

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Ministry Lunch – The Ministry of FirstLight in St. Louis

November 20 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speakers: Sean Maney, Director, FirstLight St. Louis; Dawn Jones, Women's Ministry Director; and Stephen Moss, Sexual Minority Community Coordinator The FirstLight care staff invites you to come and learn about the work of sexual discipleship that is happening here in St. Louis. You will hear about our men's and women's Sexual Integrity groups, our spouse ministry, and our work with sexual minorities. There will also be some time to ask questions and find out how you can get involved!…

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December 2018

Final Exams

December 13

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Final Exams

December 14

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Final Exams

December 17 - December 19

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February 2019

Ministry Lunch – Miscellaneous Thoughts on Commentary Writing

February 12, 2019 @ 12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Dr. Jay Sklar, VP of Academics and Professor of Old Testament Theological Fellowship is excited to present Covenant's very own Dr. Jay Sklar, reprising his popular ministry lunch topic, "Miscellaneous Thoughts on Commentary Writing." Want to know more about writing for publication? Or how to read commentaries more effectively? Would you like to improve your own academic research and writing? Don't miss this opportunity to have a tasty meal, spend time with Jay, and benefit from his wisdom!…

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May 2019

Final Exams

May 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Final Exams

May 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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