Why the Journey? : A Lenten Study

Join us while we hear dynamic speakers discuss 

Lent and Atonement with Q & A

Free Lunch for CNU Students!
        McMurran Hall, 101, CNU
        Begins 2/19/15
        12:25pm – 1:15pm
        Sandwiches, soup, drinks, and light snacks.
        Vegan options available! 

"We ask please that any church members interested in having lunch at the event bring a small donation to offset the cost of the food AND that they RSVP at UCM@cnu.edu at least 24 hours in advance."

 Date Speaker 

Rev. Dr. Terrye Williams
   -Disciples of Christ
 "Not your Grandma's Atonement" - An examination of atonement, with focus on progressive thought

Pastor of Hilton Christian Church since 2005, "Terrye," as she likes to be called, has a Masters of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary and her Doctorate of Ministry from Lexington Theological Seminary. Terrye has also spent four years in an AIDS ministry and is proud of her starring role in Motherhood - The Sequel!

Rev. Frederick Guy
   -Lutheran (ELCA)
"Looking From the Cross: Faith Backwards"
            “Lent has always been a journey to the cross, but I think it’s best to go backwards. The                 story of Jesus falls into place when we follow the story backwards”

 Rev. Guy has served as an ordained Lutheran pastor for 29 years. He graduated with a Master of Divinity from the Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg, PA. He is, as he says, "second career," having served for 11 years as a public school elementary mathematics and science teacher and a principal of a school for the girted and the program's media teacher as an adult educator for AT&T. Rev. Guy also has a Master's in media and graduate education in Elementary Administration and Supervision. 

He also notes that he served in El Salvador after their civil war with refugees, served as a police chaplain in Virginia Beach for five years, and from the age of five to 13, Rev. Guy was trained as a professional shepherd!

Dr. Kip Redick
   -Associate Professor
    Department Chair, 
    Philosophy and 
    Religious Studies
"What has Wrestling to do with Atonement?: Jacob's Transformation on the Journey to Israel"

Rev. Helen Casey-Rutland
    -United Methodist (UMC)
"Who Killed Jesus? and Why?"

 Rev. Helen graduated from William & Mary and received her divinity degree from Candler School of Theology, Emory University and is now an ordained Methodist minister. Rev. Helen has served in congregations in Virginia and served at Grace UMC from '06-'13. She is also a mother of triplets who will be graduating from college this May. While at Grace, Rev. Helen grew to love the Noland Trail and enjoys hiking; she is also in the process of becoming certified VA Master Naturalist! In addition to nature, she enjoys travel including Israel, Turkey, Jordan, parts of Europe, Mexico, Costa Rica, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Kenya, Canada, Alaska, most US states (not Hawaii) and lots of National Parks. She currently serves as a Minister of Congregational Care at Williamsburg UMC.