President’s July Newsletter

Dear Friends,

The month of July begins a new year at Northern Seminary. Thank you for your faithfulness, prayers, and commitment to theological education.

Master of Arts in Worship

The new Master of Arts in Worship cohort has been at the Lisle Center this month. We have 25 students from Maine, Florida, Iowa, and Illinois.

Journeys with Paul

If you didn’t get to travel on the Journeys with Paul trip, you can still learn from their experiences. Check out some of the teaching videos we’ve posted on our blog.


Register Now for these Special Events!

August 22
Faith Leaders Symposium and Lecture
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
3:00pm to 9:00pm

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
415 West Englewood, Chicago, IL 60621

“The Power of Diaspora People”
Dr. Dennis Edwards

“Rethinking the Language of Racial Reconciliation: Teaching Love, Building Community”
Dr. Vincent Gaddis

“The Empire”
Dr. Marshall Hatch

6:00pm to 7:00pm
Dinner Break
$8.50 per-person

7:00pm to 9:00pm
Public Lecture

“God’s Mission Through God’s People”
Dr. Jason Gile

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October 11
Founder’s Day, Fall Convocation, & New Kind of Preacher Forum
Lunch Speaker: Dr. Derwin L. Gray

Lisle Center, Northern Seminary

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November 1-3
Christian Community Development Conference
Sponsored by Christian Community Development Association

McCormick Place, Downtown Chicago

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May 9-11, 2019
Resource Conference
A conference designed for pastors and church leaders with worship attendance of 200 or fewer.

Co-sponsored with the Great Rivers Region of American Baptist Churches, U.S.A. and Judson University

The Chateau in Bloomington, IL

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June 7-8, 2019
Brady Mission and Theology Lecture

Lisle Center, Northern Seminary

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June 8, 2019
Commencement Ceremony

Christ Church of Oak Brook


William D. Shiell
President, Northern Seminary

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