AyresCandler faculty members Jennifer Ayres and Carol A. Newsom will take part in the ninth annual national Caring for God’s Creation Conference in Atlanta on April 8-9. “Sowing Seeds: Where Food and Faith Meet” will be held at Decatur First United Methodist Church and will feature a keynote by Ayres, assistant professor of religious education and director of Candler’s religious education program. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament, will serve as a plenary panelist. Register here.

NewsomCandler students will lead a worship service during the conference, and the school will also sponsor a dinner for seminarians. See the conference schedule here.                                                                                                           

Decatur First United Methodist Church is located at 300 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030.