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.