Continuring Education

Spring Renewal 2015
April 7-9, 2015

Warren Lectures – Dr. Joseph Small
Dr. Joseph D. Small served as director of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Theology and Worship from 1989-2011. He is now adjunct faculty at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, and church relations consultant to the Presbyterian Foundation. Dr. Small is the author of To Be Reformed: Living the Tradition (2010), Let us Reason Together: Christians and Jews in Conversation (2010), Proclaiming the Great Ends of the Church (2010).

Berger Lectures – Dr. Luke Powery
Dr. Luke A. Powery is the dean of the Duke Chapel and associate professor of the practice of homiletics at Duke Divinity School.  He has written two books, Spirit Speech: Lament and Celebration in Preaching and Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and Hope. His teaching and research interests are located at the intersection of preaching, worship, pneumatology, performance studies, and culture, particularly expressions of the African diaspora. In 2008, The African American Pulpit named him as one of “20 to Watch,” an honor given to 20 outstanding black ministers under the age of 40 who are helping to shape the future direction of the church.

Special Christian Concert at Heritage Center during Spring Renewal
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Annie Moses Band, Gospel & Bluegrass

The Annie Moses Band's innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - on PBS and on stages like Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry. The band weaves musical styles together into cinematic arrangements while virtuosic siblings bring Juilliard-honed chops to Nashville-styled music-making. The Annie Moses band combines many genres of music into a style that unifies audiences, young and old, progressive and conservative. Contact the Farber Box Office for ticket information at or call 563-585-SHOW (7469).

Christian Leadership Plus - Online Continuing Education for Clergy

These five-week classes are designed to inspire, engage and sustain your ministry. The cost for each class is $150. If this is your first online class with UDTS you will also need to take an Introduction to Online Learning class which costs $75.  Please let us know if you need this class. To register contact Bridgett Boone: 563.589.3691 | EMail:

Spring 2015 class information to come!

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