Monday, February 16, 2009

What’s Pastoral About Pastoral Counseling?

Henry Morris Edmonds Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling

February 5, 2009

Dr. Townsend’s address for the Convocation of the spring semester looks at how pastoral counselors and pastoral counseling have changed since 1990; what pastoral counselors “look like now; what continues to be pastoral about pastoral counselors; and theological questions that arise as a result of changes in pastoral counselors and their identity. Read the address in PDF.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

The Measure of our Happiness

Cláudio Carvalhaes
Assistant Professor of Worship and Preaching

February 6, 2009
Luke 8: 34-9:1
Mark 8:34-9:1

What has happened to the idea of happiness and to the better history of this country? What does it mean now to still say that we all deserve a chance to pursue the full measure of their happiness? Read the sermon in PDF. Also included in the text are the Call to Worship, Call to Confession, Assurance of Pardon, and the Eucharistic Prayer . (We regret that technical problems prevented the recording of the sermon.)