Gordon in the News: last updated 11/21/2006

Gordon College to Host Symposium On Youth Ministry with Guest Speaker & Author Dr. Chap Clark

November 1, 2006

Ashley Hopkins
Office of College Communications

WENHAM, MA-On Wednesday, November 15, the Center for Student Leadership at Gordon College will sponsor its annual Symposium on Youth Ministry. Youth workers and pastors from across New England are invited to join the Gordon College campus for a day of thoughtful interaction over some of the latest research in the field of Youth Ministry.

The Guest speaker for this event will be Dr. Chap Clark, Professor of Youth, Family and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. With nearly 30 years experience in youth and family ministry, Dr. Clark is one of the most sought after and respected experts in the field today. He has written extensively on the topic of relationships and is the author of the best selling book, Hurt: Inside the World of Today's Teenager, a 2004 finalist for Book of the Year by Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA).

The symposium is free of charge to all youth workers and lunch will be provided.

WHAT: Annual Symposium on Youth Ministry

WHERE:Presidents Dining Room, Lane Student Center, Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Rd., Wenham, MA

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2006, event runs 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

To register for the symposium, please contact Professor Bob Whittet at 978.867.4010 or via e-mail at  .

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Gordon College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences on Boston's North Shore. The college offers majors in 36 fields and has graduate programs in education and music education. Leading the way in Christian college merit, Gordon is nationally ranked for its excellence in academics and its role in character building. These achievements recognize Gordon as one of the nation's top Christian colleges.