Serving youth means engaging in questions of faith and doubt in challenging contexts. Join the Rev. Andrew Zirschky, a leader in the study of ministering to youth and young adults, for an engaging, interactive workshop at CDSP. Youth ministers and leaders, clergy, and lay leaders of all faiths are invited to participate in this dialogue on new approaches to difficult questions. The workshop will include lecture, small group activities, and an opportunity for large group discussion with reflections from all participants.
Join CDSP in honoring the work of Kellor Smith, Youth and Family Minister at St. John's Episcopal Church in Oakland. A reception will take place at 5pm in Easton Hall. All workshop attendees and friends and supporters of Kellor Smith are invited. Please choose RSVP for Kellor Smith Reception below and complete the registration information.
Rev. Andrew Zirschky is academic director at the Center for Youth Ministry Training and teaches youth ministry and practical theology for Memphis Theological Seminary. He holds an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary and is completing a Ph.D. at Princeton in practical theology. With more than a decade of experience as a youth and college minister at churches in Idaho, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, Andrew has been named a Timothy Scholar in Youth and Young Adult Ministry by the United Methodist Foundation for Evangelism. He speaks widely on topics pertinent to youth ministry and has focused recent research on young adult experiences of religious doubt, the role of sacraments in Christian formation, and the impact of technology on adolescent faith. Andrew and his wife Kristina have two children, Evan and Anna, and currently live just outside of Nashville, Tennessee.
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