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Over the next few weeks we will be introducing our speakers at our Cruxifusion 2014 conference coming up April 28-30 at Martin Grove United Church. For more information about our conference, click here.

Seven Key Functions of the Church: How are we doing? by Rob Fennell
A theological talk on key markers of the church’s purpose and role, followed by an instigation of conversation and self-diagnosis of the local and nationals level of church life.

robfennellRob Fennell teaches Historical and Systematic Theology at Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax. Rob has served in ministry with congregations in Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. He has also served with the General Council on projects relating to liturgy and the renewal of worship; the United Church’s understanding of the sacraments; and intercultural ministry. He is the editor of Intercultural Visions: Called to be the Church and (with Ross Lockhart) Three Ways of Grace: Drawing Closer to the Trinity. His spouse, Sally Shaw, is United Church Formation Director at AST, and they have two sons, aged 17 and 13. Rob enjoys movies, writing, canoeing, hiking, and chopping wood.