2015-2016 Seminar Schedules
and Locations



Begins Monday, August 31st, and continues
on the 1st Monday of each month October - May.  Beginning on the last Monday of August,
avoids conflict with Labor Day .

1:00-4:00 PM

Lenoir-Rhyne University Columbia Campus
Lutheran Theological SouthernSeminary
4201 N. Main Street, Columbia, SC 29203
(Room to be designated) 


 Begins September 21st, and continues
on the 3rd Monday of each month through May.

9 AM - 1 PM

Location to be shared with registrants for this class.


Begins Monday, September 14, and continues
on the 2nd Monday of each month through May.

9 AM - 12 Noon

Gallivan Center for Catholic Social Ministry
204 Douthit Street, Greenville, SC.


Please note: a minimum of eight registrants is required for each seminar.


Marguerite Jones, Seminar Administrator
(864) 414-2764

Sponsored by the SC Christian Action Council

Seminar 2015-2016

Revelation and Politics

What does biblical faith say about biblical theology and does this affect our actions? Following several years of ecumenically infromed study on Poverty & Wealth then Theology & Jusitce it is time for an in-depth study on Revelation and Politics.

The South Carolina Christian Action Council is pleased to continue to sponsor educational opportunities for clergy and laity to study, share and celebrate biblical theology in ecumenical settings through assigned readings and class discussions.

Register now for our monthly seminars on major theological themes. Seminars will include assigned readings and engage participants in ecumenical discussions. Special emphasis will be given to the issue of God's justice.

 Over the nine seminar sessions participants will:

  • Broaden and deepen their understanding of the New testament book: The Revelation of John
  • Understand and celebrate various Christian traditions
  • Be equipped to respond to God's call for Justice

"Spoiler Alert!"  

  • Excellent preparation for leading studies or preaching on Revelation
  • Networking beyond individual religious tradition
  • Excellent resource of newsletter articles
  • Excellent preparation for biblical/theological exams


The Rev. Dr. William "Bill" Rogers is a retired United Methodist pastor, currently pastoring twto congregations. He studied in the Pastor/Theologian program at the Princeton Center of Theological Inquiry, participating with clergy of various denominations from the United States and Europe. He has led many seminars of theological issues in South Carolina.

Bill holds several graduate and postgraduate degrees from Emory, Lutheran, University of South Carolina, and Erskine Seminary including a doctorate in ministry. He completed five years of Clinical Pastoral Education, taught philosophy and is finishing another masters and doctoral degree.

Seminar Administrator:

Marguerite Jones. Marguerite holds a Masters +30 Degree in elementary education and taught for 38 years at Spearman Elementary in Anderson School District 1. She has held state and national offices and currently serves as an International Officer in honorary education organization. Marguerite has participated in the seminars for five years.


Each participant must register (go to the Register Now! link below) and pay the registration fee of $150. Payment can be via credit card, paypal or check. If paying by check, please make check payable to SCCAC and mail with printed and completed copy of registration to P.O. Box 3248, Columbia, SC 29230.

Required Texts:

- Revelation for Today, James M. Efird
- Breaking the Code, Bruce M. Metzger 

For more detailed information contact Marguerite Jones at maearth39@bellsouth.net.

Please register as soon as possible by clicking the link below so that classes can be confirmed and information regarding the study can be e-mailed to you prior to your first class session.