AAMP Church Leaders Class With Dr. Soong-Chan Rah


The Asian American Ministry Program of Seattle Pacific Seminary is offering an exciting opportunity for church leaders to audit a class taught by Dr. Soong-Chan Rah on February 5 and 6 and on March 4 and 5, 2016.

The class, “Asian American Identity and Theology,” is the first course of our new Master of Arts in Asian American Ministry degree. This course, offered to seminary students and church leaders, will help you understand important aspects of Asian American identity and experience, as well as the theologies that have been influential in shaping the Asian American church. The goal of this class is to help you construct a theological framework for Asian American and multiethnic ministry.

Dates and Time

  • February 5–6 (Friday, 4:30 p.m.–9 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.)
  • March 4–5 (Friday, 4:30 p.m.–9 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.)

Location: SPU campus, Cremona Classroom Building, Room 101, 42 West Cremona

Cost: $50 (Seminary credit available)

Registration: Register by January 31, 2016. There will be pre-class reading.

Dr. Soong-Chan RahInstructor:
Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is the Milton B. Engebretson Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Seminary. Dr. Rah is also an ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church; founding senior pastor of Cambridge Community Fellowship Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and a nationally recognized speaker and author of several books, including his most recent publication, Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times (2015).

Dr. Justin K.H. TseGuest Lecturer:
Dr. Justin K.H. Tse is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington's Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and also teaches geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC. He earned his doctorate in geography at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His work focuses on Asian and Asian American Christianities and the ideology of 'Asian modernities.' He has published in a variety of academic journals in geography, religious studies, and Asian American studies and has a forthcoming co-edited volume,Theological Reflections on the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement.

Questions?  Contact Carina Fung, Program Coordinator for the AAMP, or call 206-281-2342.

Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015