Peaks Postings, February 14, 2017 Page 2 2 Union Presbyterian Seminary Courses are offered online. Presbytery of the Peaks Classes meet Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ANNOUNCING A PRESBYTERIAN LAY PASTOR PROGRAM Cost per course: $100 Scholarships are available through the Presbytery. If you are a Ruling Elder and feel called to serve in ministry of one of the smaller churches in the Presbytery of the Peaks or if you just want to further your spiritual education, this program is for you. Courses in the CRE (Commissioned Ruling Elder) Program include Old Testament, New Testament, Biblical Interpretation, Reformed Theology, Preaching & Worship, Presbyterian Polity, Christian Life, Pastoral Care and Mission of the Church in the World. Courses are taught in the Presbytery of the Peaks, as well as online through Union Theological Seminary. For more information, contact the Presbytery of the Peaks at peakspresbytery.org or contact Union Theological Seminary at http://www.upsem.edu/leadership-institute/ pathways-learning-leadership/. Presbytery of the Peaks 1022 Floyd St. #A Lynchburg, VA 24501 434-845-1754 firstname.lastname@example.org Presbytery of the Peaks CRE Preparation Program
Peaks Postings, February 14, 2017 Page 3 3 Edmunds Lectures Director at First Presbyterian in Asheville, NC where he had a talent for incorporating music talent of all ages into worship at a church that somehow balanced tradition with innovation. He became the music director for the Montreat Conference Center. Currently, Eric teaches Music and Worship at Austin Perian Theological Seminary in Austin, TX.