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Idea to Action Series

Thinking Deeply, Ministering Intentionally 

Introducing the Idea to Action Series, a chance for United Brethren pastors, ministry staff, and laypersons to gather together to learn about and discuss practical ministry.

Each symposium in the Idea to Action Series is free for those wishing to attend. To participate in the Idea to Action series pre-registration is required.

What: Each symposium will include an academic lecture, an exemplary practitioner, and Q&A with a practitioner model.

When: Twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: Join each symposium via Zoom using a link you'll recieve after you register.

Why: The Idea to Action Series exists to:

  • Provide theologically informed ministry perspectives
  • Provide a consistent source of quality continuing education credits
  • Provide opportunities for Huntington University ministry students and alumni to interact with local and regional ministry practitioners

The 2022‚Äď2023 Series

Join us for another year in our series of in-depth training events in which we explore relevant ministry topics in light of theological reflection, exemplary practice, and proven resources. This year, Huntington University will host both a live event and an online option.

Monday, October 24, 2022 | The Backstory of the Bible

Tentative Schedule

10:00 a.m.
"The Mission to a Pagan World" 
Dr. Mark R. Fairchild, Professor of Christian Thought and Practice 

11:15 a.m.
"Examples from the Ministry of Paul"
Dr. Mark R. Fairchild, Professor of Christian Thought and Practice 

12:30 p.m.
"Discussion and Q&A with Dr. Fairchild"

Monday, March 27, 2023 | The Persevering Minister: Mental Health as a Pathway to Community

Featuring the Huntington University Counseling Faculty

To register for the Idea to Action symposium, please use the online registration link.

Register Online