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Reformation@500

500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION LECTURE SERIES – At this significant milestone, Highland plans on engaging and learning about the meaning of Reformation history for our 21st century lives over a Sunday lunchtime series. It will launch on Sunday, September 17 at 12:15 pm in the Dining Room. Lunch will be included, with a $5.00 suggested donation (no RSVP necessary). Babysitting is available but requires an RSVP by Noon on the Thursday prior to each event.

 

The first lecture in the series is “Reformation, Bonhoeffer, and Harlem Renaissance Theology,” presented by Dr. Reggie Williams, Professor of Christian Ethics at McCormick Seminary.

 

The series will continue on October 1st  with a lecture entitled, “Repairing What Was Broken: Reformed/Roman Catholic Dialogue Today,” presented by Cynthia Campbell, Pastor/Head of Staff of Highland Presbyterian Church, and David Gambrell, Associate for Worship in the Presbyterian Church.

 

On October 8th, Dr. Christopher Elwood will present a lecture entitled, “John Calvin: A Complicated Reformer/A Complex Legacy.” Dr. Elwood is Professor of Historical Theology at Louisville Seminary.

 

On October 22nd, Dr. Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty will present the final lecture, entitled, “Dear Luther and Calvin: Why Did You Leave Such a Mixed Legacy for Women?” Dr. Hinson-Hasty is the Professor/Chair of the Department of Theology at Bellarmine University.

 

Babysitting is available if you RSVP the church office by noon, 9/14/17, or email: connie.foss@hpclouisville.org.

LENTEN BIBLE STUDY

 Our 2016 Lenten Study is titles Prayers for all the Seasons of Our Lives—This year’s Lenten Bible Study will focus on the Psalms – the great treasure house of prayer. Each Sunday at 4pm, beginning on February 14 and extending through Palm Sunday on March 20, Cynthia Campbell and Matt Nickel will lead reflections on how the psalms can help us find words for prayer in times of great joy and deepest loss. Each session will include prayer, song and reflection as we discover new resources for all the seasons of our lives. 

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