News and Updates: Entrepreneurial Discipleship Lecture Monday 11/29 at St. Francis Church

Monday, November 22, 2010

Entrepreneurial Discipleship Lecture Monday 11/29 at St. Francis Church


Please join us next Monday for an engagine lecture on a new wya of viewing our ministry in the Church. The details are below.

Entrepreneurial Discipleship

What entrepreneurial discipleship will entail is collective innovation—initiative and creativity that comes forth from the community responding to the call of Christ—
the kerygma…

Presented by:
Robert Brancatelli, Ph.D. and David Gautschi, Ph.D.
Dean Graduate School of Business
Sponsored by the Graduate School of Religion & Religious Education


Discover for yourself a “New Model” of the church!


7:30 pm Monday November 29
St. Francis of Assisi Church, 31st Street Manhattan


A Five-week course will be offered this Spring Semester 2011!

Saturdays at Rose Hill: January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19

Saturdays at St. Francis of Assisi Church: March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9

The course will: (1) establish the need for a new model of pastoral leadership and ministry given the changing demographics of the church in the United States and the challenges of the global economic crisis, (2) identify an entrepreneurial spirit derived from business but congruent with evangelization and faith formation, and (3) offer new ways of being church that will meet the needs of people in the 21st century.

In Christifideles laici (no. 43), Pope John Paul II declared that the faithful have the responsibility “to raise up new forms of business enterprises and to look again at the systems of commerce, finance, and the exchange of technology.”

For more information visit www.fordham.edu/gre or call: 718-817-4800

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