The 2018 Summer Interns in Lived Theology will give their final presentations on Wednesday, October 3rd at Common Grounds, located at Rugby Rd. and Gordon Ave. in Charlottesville. The presentations will begin at 7 pm. The public is invited, and admission is free.
Jon (Col ’19) is majoring in government. As a summer intern, Jon worked at the Center for Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary, which helps people navigate the connection between faith and public policy. Jon is interested in studying public theology, and the interplay between theology and politics in our current environment.
Isabella (Col ’19) is majoring in religious studies in addition to social ethics and community development. This summer, Isabella worked with The Abundant Table, an organic farm and faith-based nonprofit which seeks to create sustainable relationships to the land and local community in Ventura County in Southern California. Isabella is interested in theology and how it relates to, and can create, community.
Kate (Col ’19) is majoring in religious studies. She worked at The Haven this summer, which provides resources for homeless or financially struggling people in the city of Charlottesville.
The Summer Internship in Lived Theology is an immersion program designed to complement the numerous existing urban and rural service immersion programs flourishing nationally and globally by offering a unique opportunity to think and write theologically about service. For more information on this initiative, please click here.