September 29 - October 1 | First Presbyterian Church of Ambler
You are Invited!
Author, professor, and speaker Andrew Root, PhD, is coming to First Presbyterian Church in Ambler
September 29, 30, and October 1, 2023.
Dr. Root (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is the Carrie Olson Baalson professor of youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.
He writes and researches in areas of theology, ministry, culture, and younger generations. His most recent books are: Churches and the Crisis of Decline (Baker, 2022), The Congregation in a Secular Age (Baker, 2021), The End of Youth Ministry? (Baker, 2020), The Pastor in a Secular Age: Ministry to People Who No Longer Need God (Baker, 2019), Faith Formation in a Secular Age (Baker, 2017), and Exploding Stars, Dead Dinosaurs, and Zombies: Youth Ministry in the Age of Science (Fortress Press, 2018).
Friday, September 29, 2023
6:30 pm refreshments
7:00-8:30 pm Setting the Cultural and Theological Landscape for the Church in an Age of Secularization.
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Faith Formation in a Secular Age: What is the point of faith formation?
Why should anyone care?
2:00-4:00 pm-A discussion with youth leaders entitled Pursuing Joy: Why is “finding identity” more important than program and how has this shift happened over time?
Sunday, October 1, 2023
Dr. Root will be preaching at both our 9 am traditional and 10:30 am contemporary services.
All are welcome to these free events supported
in honor of the late Arthur Elliott .
For more information, contact Debi Ferrarello