This workshop took place on September 23rd, 2020 followed by a second offering on September 29, 2020. With help from Dr. Marvin Anderson, participants discussed challenges and opportunities experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to being the Church.
Marvin L. Anderson, Ph.D. is a theologian and consultant at large on congregational renewal and community development, with particular focus on the practice of rural ministry in both Canada and the U.S. He earned his Ph.D. in Theology at the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto.
From 2002-2005, Marvin held the Endowed Chair of Town and Country Ministries at Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, Missouri. Since 1989 Marvin has taught numerous M. Div. courses on rural ministry at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago as well as at Emmanuel and Knox Colleges, the Toronto School of Theology in Toronto. He has also offered courses at Queen’s Theological College, where he helped design Queen’s Rural Ministry Program.
To view Dr. Marvin Anderson’s Sept 29, 2020 reflection, please click here.
You can review some of the workshop documents and summaries below.