Summer Seminar in Missions set for summer of 2000

For Immediate Release
Nov. 3, 1999

Abilene Christian University students will have the opportunity to learn about mission work this summer. The Summer Seminar in Missions is a workshop designed for missions majors and others interested in missions to learn about missionary work.

The first session, May 29-June 9, includes courses in World Evangelism, the role of women in missions, campus evangelism and linguistics. All classes are taught by ACU professors and missionaries.

A former medical missionary said of the program, "One cannot be an effective medical missionary if the study of mission is neglected."

The second session, June 12-23, classes will be taught on technology, prayer, medical missions, culture learning, cross cultural communication and world view.

The seminar is required for all missions majors at ACU and tuition, room and board fees are charged. Financial aid is available to qualified applicants.

According to Phyllis Phillips, the Summer Seminar in Missions will increase effectiveness on the field, broaden perspective on missions possibilities, help students learn what is needed, provide encouragement and allow students to experience cultural church services.

To apply, call Phyllis Phillips at (915) 674-3711.


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