Commending the Faith | an AWCE public lecture series | Part 1 of 3


Event Details


An Alan Walker College of Evangelism public lecture series.

This 3-part series of public lectures on the topic of Christian apologetics aims to equip individuals and groups, with the tools for explaining their faith to others.

Only $20 for all three Saturdays!

PART 1. Saturday May 26
Introduction: the challenges or questions people have.  In the context of Australia today, an approach that is neither defensive nor aggressive, but confessional.  Examples from history.

PART 2, Saturday June 2
What the Christian faith has contributed to society. The new atheism of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens and the older atheism of Feuerbach, Marx, Nietzche and Freud. Charles Darwin and the relation between science, faith and the Bible.

PART 3, Saturday June 16
Typical criticisms of Christianity, such as the accusation of hypocrisy and the problem of suffering.  Faith-sharing processes with Rev Dr Ian Robinson. Points of contact as we seek to commend the faith with others.

Dates: Part One: Saturday, 26 May 2018
Part Two: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Part Three: Saturday, 16 June 2018
Times: Start: 9 a.m. / Finish: 1 p.m. (each day)
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
Cost: $20 per person, for ALL 3 PARTS/Saturdays (+ booking fee)
(includes a catered morning tea, and lunch.)
Lecturer: Chris Walker

 

Online Payment and Registration Form:

Please register and pay in advance, via the online ‘Tickets’ payment and registration form that appears below.  Registration in advance using this form is essential.

Please Note: Registrations Close – Tuesday, 22 May at 11:30 p.m.

 

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To complete your registration using the ‘Send Invoice’ option:

  1. select the quantity of registration tickets you wish to purchase. Then,
  2. click on the green ‘Order Now’ button. Then,
  3. complete the Online Registration Form that appears next. Then,
  4. click on the blue word ‘Show’ that appears under the ‘Other Payment Options’ text at the bottom of the registration form. Then,
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Please, no cash upon arrival at the lecture.

 

Onsite Overnight Accommodation:

Those wishing to book overnight accommodation on-site at the Centre for Ministry are required to make inquiries directly with the Uniting Venues Booking Office:

Ph: 1300 138 125
E-mail: service@unitingvenues.org
Web: www.unitingvenues.org/contact
(Choose ‘North Parramatta’ from the ‘Preferred centre’ drop-down list.)

 

Travelling to the Centre for Ministry:

The Centre for Ministry is accessible by public transport.
Please click on this link for more information about travelling to the centre via public transport.
A free visitor car park is also available on-site, as well as in the overflow car park in the paddock diagonally opposite the centre’s driveway entrance.

 

More Information:

If you would like more information about this course, please contact:

UME Reception | umeinfo@nswact.uca.org.au | Ph: 02 8838 8900

 

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A leading theological education provider for the Uniting Church in Australia

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