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Multiethnic Symposium celebrates multiethnic ministries

A procession of flags enters the chapel for the Festival Service.
Dr. Mark DeYmaz gives the keynote address. He is a nationally recognized leader in the multiethnic church movement, author of the award-winning book, Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church, and a founding pastor of the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas, a multiethnic and economically diverse congregation in Little Rock.
A Festival of Nations is held in the Main Quadrangle and concludes with a procession into chapel.
The symposium concludes with a Festival Service with Holy Communion in the chapel.
Professor Dr. David Maxwell, the Louis A. Fincke and Anna B. Shine Professor of Systematic Theology, gives a lecture, “Why this New Race?”
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The annual Multiethnic Symposium was held May 1-2 on campus, marking the first time the event was held in the spring after its move this year from January because of the change to semesters this academic year.

This year’s Multiethnic Symposium was the largest ever, attracting 180 registrants. The annual event celebrates that the church is in a place and time where Christians can confess the one and only Savior, Jesus Christ, boldly together as brothers and sisters from many nations. Pastors and lay people from around the country came to campus for two days of lectures and fellowship, a Festival of Nations and a special worship service.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2019 Multiethnic Symposium April 25-26, 2019. More details will be posted here as soon as they become available.