Trinity Mennonite Church in partnership with Sonoran Theological Group will be hosting a seminar on the theological roots and relevance of the Anabaptist way of following Jesus.
Emerging out of the Radical Reformation of the 16th century, Anabaptists ("re-baptizers") were persecuted by both Protestants and Catholics. The notion of the “Third Way” emerged in the midst of this persecution. Anabaptism has persevered over the centuries and today offers a new application of the third way. It is marked by distinctives such as believers baptism, peace, and perhaps above all, following the teachings of Christ as a way of life. Today there is a growing interest in Anabaptism, its history, teachings and application across a variety of traditions. The influence has been broad in current Christian influencers including Hauerwas, McLaren, McKnight, and Hart.
Join us as we consider key elements, doctrine, and why this matters both for Anabaptists and for those curious about the Anabaptist way. We will also consider how bridges may be built for all of us as we seek to follow Jesus in every tradition.
Dr. Amy Jacober
Amy Jacober earned a PhD in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, where she was mentored by Dr. David Augsburger. She has been a professor of graduate and undergraduate students as well as been active in a variety of trainings for pastoral and lay leaders. Dr. Jacober has utilized her theological training to inform practical ministry.
$10/person in advance; $15/person at the door
Make checks payable to: Trinity Mennonite Church
Memo: Third Way Faith
Friday - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
*Participants need to bring their own sack lunch for Saturday. Drinks will be provided.
Accreditation & Continuing Education
This class is being accepted as part of the accreditation process for Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference (PSMC). Continuing Education Units are not available for this class.