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Brian McLaren

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brian McLaren

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta invites congregations, pastors, seminarians and friends to gather as one for a special event featuring prominent Christian pastor, author, speaker and activist Brian McLaren at Shallowford Presbyterian Church. For just $10 you will be given the opportunity to enjoy worship, brunch, small group conversations, all led by Brian McLaren himself. Spend Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to hear all about his passion for “a new kind of Christianity.” Brian McLaren will also preach the 8:45 am and 11:00 am services at Shallowford Presbyterian Church on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Deadline to register is April 18, 2018.


9:00-10:00 am – Registration in the Atrium
10:00-10:30 am – Worship in the Sanctuary
10:30-11:30 am – Brian McLaren keynote and sermon with Q&R in the Sanctuary
11:30 am-12:15 pm – Brunch and Discussion in the Great Hall
12:15-12:50 pm – Migration Small Group Experience in the Great Hall
1:00-2:00 pm – Brian McLaren and Worship team keynote with Q&R in the Sanctuary
2:10-3:00 pm – Continuing Conversation on the Third Floor (optional)

About Brian McLaren
Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and public theologian. A former college English teacher and pastor, he is a passionate advocate for “a new kind of Christianity” – just, generous, and working with people of all faiths for the common good. He is an Auburn Senior Fellow and a leader in the Convergence Network, through which he is developing an innovative training/mentoring program for pastors, church planters, and lay leaders called Convergence Leadership Project. He works closely with the Center for Progressive Renewal/Convergence, the Wild Goose Festival, and the Fair Food Program‘s Faith Working Group.

Born in 1956, he graduated from University of Maryland with degrees in English (BA, summa cum laude, 1978, and MA, in 1981). His academic interests included Medieval drama, Romantic poets, modern philosophical literature, and the novels of Dr. Walker Percy. In 2004, he was awarded a Doctor of Divinity Degree (honoris causa) from Carey Theological Seminary in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and in 2010, he received a second honorary doctorate from Virginia Theological Seminary (Episcopal).

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April 21
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Catherine Foster


Shallowford Presbyterian Church
2375 Shallowford Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30345 United States
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(404) 321-1844