Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST

What does it mean to pastor purple in red and blue churches?

4-week webinar series this fall for our clergy on the challenge of pastoring in increasingly partisan times. Mark your calendars for these upcoming dates and topics:

October 19

Mike McCurry, Director, Center for Public Theology, Wesley Theological Seminary and former White House Press Secretary (1995–1998)

October 26

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, and Associate Professor of Christian Education and Practical Theology, Christian Theological Seminary

November 2

Rev. Adam Hamilton, Lead Pastor, Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, Kansas

November 9

Rev. Dr. David Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director, Center for Theology & Public Life, Mercer University

November 16

Join retired District Superintendent Dale Stone and Rev. Fred Leist, pastor of Missouri UMC in a Facebook Live conversation about pastoring in partisan times. They will field questions and reflect on the webinar series.