Greater New York Adventist Forum

Current Schedule of Meetings

January - April 1996 Meetings
Jan 13
10:00 & 1:30

Guest Speaker: Dr Victoria Erickson ( Chaplain & Professor of the Sociology of Religion, Drew University and ordained Minister in the United Church of Christ). Morning & Afternoon topic: Exegeting the Word of God: A sociological understanding of texts

We all enjoyed Vicky's presentation last September so much we've invited her back.

Jan 27
10:00

Discussion: based on book, Inspiration: Hard Questions, Honest Answers by Alden Thompson, Professor of Old Testament at Walla Walla College.

Participants: Jan Anderson, Emmanuel Erin, Dale Jacobsen, Gladys Jarrett, Victor Pond.

Feb 10
10:00 & 1:30

Morning: Speaker: Ron Lawson (our Chaplain): Adventists and the Ordination of Women

(This presentation will give you an rather different understanding of recent events and of the issues involved).

Afternoon: Video: the ordination service at Sligo Church where the first three Adventist women were ordained to the gospel ministry by their local church, followed by a discussion.

Feb 24
10:00

Church History Series: led by Terry Anderson (a continuation of our series on the history of the early Christian church). Topic: Post-Nicene Church Litergy, Art and Architecture

Mar 9
10:00 & 1:30

Guest Speaker: John Jones (Dean of the School of Religion, La Sierra University). Morning and Afternoon topic: The Way and the Tao: Notes Along the Adventist Pilgrimage

John spent many years teaching in Adventist colleges in Asia, where he studied Asian religion in depth and found himself strongly attracted to it.

Mar 23
10:00

Speaker: Emmanuel Erin (on of our members and a graduate student). Topic: How to Study the Bible by Yourself.

Apr 13
10:00 & 1:30

Guest Speaker: Dr Gottfried Öosterwal (Anthropologist currently in the School of Business, Andrews University, formerly director of the GC Mission Institute also at Andrews where he taught new missionaries about cultural differences). Topic: to be announced.

Apr 27
10:00

Church History Series: led by Terry Anderson (a continuation of our series on the history of the early Christian church). Topic: The Medieval Church Among the Barbarians.

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