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Summit pathway focuses on peace at the border

Summit pathway focuses on peace at the border

By on September 17, 2020 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Several sessions at Abilene Christian University’s annual Summit will tackle the topic of immigration at the southern U.S. border, a particularly relevant subject for Texans. This pathway within Summit includes webinars, an e-book, a film and a related art exhibit that will be available online as of Sept. 21. Summit, ACU’s annual conference on faith […]

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ACU Summit moves online for 2020, focuses on peacemaking

ACU Summit moves online for 2020, focuses on peacemaking

By on September 15, 2020 in ACU News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s annual faith and spirituality lecture series has seen a good amount of evolution in its 114-year history, but even with more than a century of changes, this year’s event marks a first – an entirely virtual gathering. Summit typically involves church leaders, preachers, theologians and a variety of other interested Christ followers […]

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2018 Summit features 16 pathways focused on wholeness

2018 Summit features 16 pathways focused on wholeness

By on September 7, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

All-day and half-day thematic “pathways” on 16 topics related to achieving spiritual wholeness are featured in ACU’s 112th annual Summit, set for Sept. 16-18. In all, Summit will offer more than 60 sessions focused on the book of Ephesians, “Wholeness in a Broken World: Together Through the Power of the Spirit.” “Pathways will consider spiritual wholeness […]

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Jacob’s Dream celebrates 10th anniversary

Jacob’s Dream celebrates 10th anniversary

By on September 16, 2016 in ACU News, Campus News

One of the most photographed sites in Abilene celebrates its 10th year as a landmark on the ACU campus. In the last decade, the nearly 40-foot-tall bronze sculpture has become a popular spot for baptisms, weddings, picnics and devotionals. It is a favorite backdrop for graduation and family photos. Jacob’s Dream was dedicated at the […]

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Summit program booklet, app now available

By on September 13, 2016 in Academic News with 0 Comments

ACU Summit Booklet 2016 110th Abilene Christian University Summit * September 18-21,2016 Abilene Christian University’s 110th annual Summit is set to run Sept. 18-21, 2016, and you can begin now to choose the classes and other sessions to attend. The theme is “Love God, Love Your Neighbor: Living the Greatest Commandments.” To make travel from the event […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

By on October 2, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 2 Comments

Noted scholar, author and church historian Dr. Leroy Garrett (’42) of Denton, Texas, died Sept. 29, 2015, at age 96. A memorial service will be held at Singing Oaks Church of Christ tomorrow at 10 a.m. He was born in Mineral Wells and married Ouida Pitts in 1944. She died in 2010. Garrett was the author of books […]

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Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

By on September 21, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

More than one friendly joke about Our Fair City has been cracked during weeks like this, when the 109th annual pilgrimage of sorts takes place to the four-day Summit (or Lectureship, depending on your vintage). It’s that time again, when large numbers of people arrive from across the nation and around the world, drawn to “Little Jerusalem” or […]

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2015 Summit program booklet now online

2015 Summit program booklet now online

By on September 2, 2015 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s 109th annual Summit is quickly approaching, and the program booklet is available online to help you plan your visit. This year’s summit, Sept. 20-23, will explore the theme “Same Mind: United in Imitating Christ,” based on Philippians. In addition to seven theme speakers, more than 130 classes will address topics and issues […]

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McLaughlin opens Summit program Sunday

By on September 21, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s 108th annual Summit begins tonight when Don McLaughlin, pulpit minister at North Atlanta (Ga.) Church of Christ, is the 7 p.m. theme speaker. More than 130 top preachers and teachers are scheduled to present Sunday through Wednesday on the theme “Earthed: Discovering Our Origin in God.” Watch live major presentations here by featured guest presenters […]

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Summit program booklet now online

Summit program booklet now online

You can make plans now to attend Abilene Christian University’s 108th annual Summit by exploring the program booklet now online. More than 130 top preachers and teachers are scheduled to present Sept. 21-24 on the theme “Earthed: Discovering Our Origin in God.” Theme Speakers are Don McLaughlin, pulpit minister at North Atlanta (Ga.) Church of Christ; Dr. Barbara […]

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