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  • Newby Presents at Kainos 2015

    Apr 22, 2015

    Dr. Stephen Newby will speak at the Kainos 2015: A New Normal, April 22-23 in Memphis, TN on “How to Design a Multi-Ethnic Worship Service” and “Worship Arts and the Reconciliation of God’s People. The purpose of the Kainos 2015 is to gather leaders who either seek to start multi-ethnic ministries or churches, or who aspire to transition their current homogenous ministries into a multi-ethnic trajectory.

  • SPU Gospel Choir Presents "Hosea"

    Apr 22, 2015

    Tuesday, May 18th at 7:30pm, the SPU Gospel Choir will present excerpts from "Hosea," an oratorio composed and conducted by Dr. Stephen Newby, Associate Professor of Music and Director of the Center for Worship.  The concert will be held at First Free Methodist Church, Seattle.

    Excerpts from Hosea in the context of a liturgy designed by Dr. Bo Lim and Dr. Newby will also be presented.  The liturgy will feature Scripture Readings, Litanies, Prayers and of course THE MUSIC.

  • Summer 2015 Courses at SPU: Open to
    Pastors and Church Leaders

    Apr 16, 2015

    This summer, Seattle Pacific University’s Center for Biblical and Theological Education offers two courses rooted in deep biblical and theological reflection for pastors and church leaders.

  • The 2015 Palmer Lecture

    Jan 8, 2015

    What might lead the people of God into idolatry and how can they avoid it? Explore this question with Dr. Stephen Fowl at the free 38th annual Alfred S. Palmer Lecture, hosted by Seattle Pacific University's School of Theology and Seattle Pacific Seminary.

  • Discernment Weekend Fall 2014

    Oct 1, 2014

    If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, Seattle Pacific Seminary invites you to explore your calling and vocation at Discernment Weekend on November 7 and 8.

    Discernment Weekend offers a day and a half of teaching, prayer, discussion, thoughtful challenge, worship, fellowship, and food with Seattle Pacific Seminary faculty, and students, along with others who are considering seminary.

  • Autumn Lectio Begins September 29

    Sep 18, 2014

    Don’t miss the Autumn 2014 Lectio: Guided Bible Reading on Genesis/Exodus, beginning September 29. Join SPU Professor of Old Testament Dr. Frank Spina in exploring themes of creation, sin, judgment, grace, and more in these foundational texts. Learn more at spu.edu/lectio.

  • Study Genesis With Us This Fall

    Sep 2, 2014

    Join us for SPU Community Bible Study during Autumn Quarter 2014. SPU students, faculty, and staff, along with anyone in the SPU community, are invited to participate in an engaging study of Genesis, led by Professor of Old Testament Frank Spina, PhD. The study is free unless you are taking it for credit.

  • Genesis & Exodus

    Genesis and Exodus: An Introduction

    Jul 21, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, The Center for Biblical and Theological Education Local invites church leaders, alumni, and Lectio readers to spend a day exploring these key texts with SPU Professor of Old Testament Dr. Frank Spina. We’ll discuss: the nature of creation; God’s engaging of the created order; the nature and role of humanity; the themes of sin, judgment, and grace; the election of the ancestors; the rescuing of God’s people; and the eventful trek through the wilderness.

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