The following alarming announcement came from the Diocese of Upper South Carolina last week.
Bishop John Shelby Spong
September 22nd, 2015
Hosted by St. Luke's, ColumbiaEpiscopal Bishop John Shelby Spong, author of such books as Why Christianity Must Change or Die and Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism, will speak in Columbia, SC, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 7 pm. St. Luke's is located at 1300 Pine Street in the Historic Waverly neighborhood, near Five Points in downtown Columbia.
Spong will lecture on "CHRISTPOWER in the Radical Center of Life--A New Christianity for a New World," followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Spong always promises to provide a provocative, thoughtful, and enlivening experience for seekers from all faiths and denominations (or none) and across all religious and political spectrums.
His appearance in Columbia is a cooperative effort of several local congregations including St. Luke's, St. Martin's in the Fields, Church of the Cross, and St. Simon & St. Jude Episcopal Churches, as well as the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia and the Jubilee! Circle, Columbia.