Welcome to our new Residency Program Coordinator

On October 1 we will welcome our new Residency Program Coordinator, the Rev. Jamie Butcher.   An integral player in our residency program, the Program Coordinator is responsible for mentoring our resident pastors both as leaders within this congregation and preparing them to be leaders in the greater Presbyterian church. Learn more about Central's program by clicking here.  To learn more about the Lilly Endowment, click here.

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Meet Jamie

Jamie grew up in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, and has lived in Atlanta for five years. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Jamie also holds degrees from the University of Virginia, and Appalachian State University. Jamie comes to Central from Alpharetta Presbyterian where she served as an Associate Pastor for four years, after working as a chaplain in the Emory Hospital system.  Jamie is married to Ryan Bonfiglio, a visiting professor at Columbia Theological Seminary.  They have a seven month old named Leo.

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Workshop and Seminar


Dr. Robin Jensen

Saturday, September 27, 2014   |   9:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Join Dr. Jensen as she explores the role of visual arts in reformed worship today.  Dr. Jensen is the Luce Chancellor's Pofessor of the History of Christian Art and Worship[ at Vanderbilt University.  She teaches courses in both the Department of the History of Art and the Divinity School.  She also teaches the Introduction to Liturgy and regularly offers courses on sacred time and space.

This program is made possible through a Vital Worship Grant entitled Living in the Prsence of God from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with funds provided by Lilly Endowment Inc.

To register for this workshop and seminar, click here.


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