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Practicing Ministry in Public with Dr. Timothy Eberhart

February 15, 2022 | 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Zoom

Are you interested in the relationship between theology, ministry and the public square? Are you committed to exploring questions of racial justice, ecological regeneration, economic equality or child advocacy? 

If so, join Dr. Timothy Eberhart, Murray H. Leiffer associate professor of public theology and ministry at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, for a conversation about Garrett's commitment to public ministry and theology. This will be a chance to hear from Dr. Eberhart and current Garrett students as they speak to the ways in which public ministry is cultivated and practiced throughout Garrett's curriculum. Dr. Eberhart is the degree director for Garrett's Master of Arts in Public Ministry program and director for the Center for Ecological Regeneration.

February 15, 2022


Timothy Eberhart

Rev. Dr. Timothy Eberhart

Eberhart joined the faculty of Garrett-Evangelical in 2010. He was named director of the master of arts in public ministry program in 2017. Eberhart earned a doctor of philosophy from the Graduate School at Vanderbilt University, master of divinity degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School, and bachelor of arts in religion from St. Olaf College. A sought-out speaker, Eberhart has lectured and led workshops at institutions and churches throughout the nation. His latest book Rooted and Grounded in Love: Holy Communion for the Whole Creation (Wipf and Stock), was published in June 2017.

Eberhart is an ordained elder in the Dakotas Conference of The United Methodist Church. He has served on various boards and committees of the church, including the Northern Illinois Bishop’s Task Force on Sustainability. He is also the current North American Secretary for the Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies. At the local level, Eberhart is a board member of Citizens Greener Evanston and serves on the Environmental Justice Evanston Committee.