What do you really know about Islam? What about the Quran? What does it really say? Would you like to know more? First United Methodist Church of Grapevine invites the people of Grapevine and surrounding communities to join us on Sunday, September 25, to learn more about the religion we hear and read about every day.
Dr. Robert A Hunt will conduct a session in the First Methodist Grapevine Sanctuary at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 25. Dr. Hunt is Director of Global Theological Education, Professor of Christian Mission and Interreligious Relations as well as Director of the Center for Evangelism and Missional Church Studies at Perkins Theological Seminary, Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Dr. Hunt has a degree in History for the University of Texas in Austin and a Master of Theology at Perkins School of Theology (SMU). In 1985 he and his wife, Lillian, moved to Kuala Lumpur, where they taught at the Seminary Theology Malaysia. From 1993 to 1997 he taught at the Trinity Theological College in Singapore. In 1994 he received his PhD from the University of Malaya, focusing on Christian missions to and relationships with Muslims in Southeast Asia. From 1997 to 2004 he was pastor of the English Speaking United Methodist Church of Vienna, and an adjunct professor at Webster University in Vienna. Dr. Hunt presently teaches courses in World Religions, Interreligious Dialogue, and Mission.
The program is presented by the Peace with Justice Task Force, a ministry of First United Methodist Church, Grapevine and is free of charge. Childcare is provided with RSVP to Nursery Director Monica Lackey (firstname.lastname@example.org
or 817-481-2559 x145) by Monday, September 19.
First United Methodist Church is located at 422 Church Street, one block west of Main Street in Grapevine. For more information about our church or to get directions, visit www.firstmethodistgrapevine.org or call the church office at 817-481-2559.