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Renowned Author John Shelby Spong Returns to Trinity UCC
Brookfield, WI (September 16, 2013) John Shelby Spong, prolific author will return to Trinity United Church of Christ on Sunday, September 22 and will preach at the 10:00 a.m. service. Spong is a retired bishop of the Episcopal Church Diocese of Newark, New Jersey and, in addition to being an author, is a liberal Christian theologian and religious commentator known worldwide for his progressive and insightful approach to Christianity. His books include Why Christianity Must Change or Die, Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism, The Sins of Scripture and Eternal Life: A New Vision.
Bishop Spong will also be presenting a lecture based on his latest book The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic at 2:00 p.m. the same day at Trinity UCC. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. for registration and check-in, a book and CD sale will take place from 1:00-1:45 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 2:00 p.m. followed by a question and answer period. The lecture fee is $35.00, seating is limited and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Come and hear Bishop Spong discuss how a more contemporary approach to Scripture can be consistent with both Christian tradition and the contemporary understanding of the universe. For additional information visit trinitybrookfield.com or call 262-781-9378.
About Trinity UCC
Located at 4435 North Calhoun Road, between Capitol Drive and Lisbon Road in Brookfield, Trinity UCC is an open an affirming church and welcomes all. The church is wheelchair accessible with an elevator to all levels including listening devices available for use. Trinity invites you to discover a neighborhood church that cares for the world. Whoever you are, wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.Visit www.trinitybrookfield.org for more information or call 262/781-9378.
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