The intersection of religion and community in a diverse world
Wednesdays at 6 pm in Fellowship Hall
We are continuing our series this month with Dr. Fisher Humphreys on Feb. 8th: Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God? Dr. Humphreys is Professor of Divinity Emeritus at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. In retirement he serves as Residential Scholar at St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church in Birmingham and as chairman of the board of Christian Ethics Today. He taught Christian theology at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1970-1990) and at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University (1990-2008).
Susan McDaniel, Director of the “Friends of Refugees” ministry in Clarkston will give an overview of what is happening in this local ministry on Feb. 15th.
The Mayor of Clarkston, Edward “Ted” Terry will wrap up the series on Feb. 22nd by helping us understand” the most diverse square mile in America.” Mayor Terry has spent the last decade working in the public service sector, doing everything from nonprofit consulting, to campaign organizing and consulting for state representatives, state senators, county commissioners, school boards members, local officials and a U.S. Congressman. As Mayor, Ted has supported initiatives to make Clarkston a more welcoming and compassionate community – focusing on efforts to empower ordinary residents to be involved in their government – launching an education task force to propose ideas and innovations for the Clarkston Cluster of Schools, and working with the DeKalb County Board of Education.