From the Worldwide Faith News archives


Date 05 May 1996 15:18:42


                        by Alexa Smith  
RICHMOND, Va.--Union Theological Seminary in Virginia will host a two-week 
conference on "Bible and Theology, Interpreting the Faith," June 26-July 7. 
The program, held annually, will include lectures by six nationally 
recognized scholars and worship services led by four accomplished 
preachers. Structured seminars allow participants to engage in informal 
discussions with lecturers and preachers. For information on the 
conference, write to the Office of Professional Development and Doctor of 
Ministry Studies at the seminary. 
PITTSBURGH--The Center for Business, Religion and Professions at Pittsburgh 
Theological Seminary has been holding forums for the business community 
this spring.  The last one will be May 16, from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.  The 
forum will explore "The Changing Face of Philanthropy Today." Speakers will 
be Robert W. Lynn, retired vice-president of the Lilly Foundation, and 
Franklin Tugwell, executive director of the Heinz Endowments.  They will 
discuss new emphases and directions for philanthropy given the changing 
political and social climate of today. 
SAN ANSELMO, Calif.--The inauguration of Donald W. McCullough, ninth 
president of San Francisco Theologial Seminary (SFTS), was held May 5 at 
First Presbyterian Church in San Anselmo. Pamela G. Kidd, chair of the SFTS 
board of trustees, presided over the installation. 
DECATUR, Ga.--Columbia Theologial Seminary broke ground April 19 on a $6.5 
million addition to the John Bulow Campbell Library, enabling the library 
to double its space and to develop a centralized on-line computer center. 

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
  phone 502-569-5504            fax 502-569-8073  
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