LETU Invited to Attend Spiritual Formation Symposium in Canada
Tue, Jun 22 2010
President Dr. Dale A. Lunsford and other LETU staff and faculty members have been invited by the
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities to attend the CCCU Symposium on Spiritual
Formation, June 24-26 held at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia.
The symposium is intended to identify what defines spiritual
formation and how it is applied by personnel responsible for recognizing it on a CCCU-member
campus. Schools will share and evaluate what works and doesn’t work, what are the best
practices in assisting students in their spiritual growth.
“Spiritual growth is something you cannot
make happen,” said Harold Carl, LETU chaplain. “However, we are able to create the right
atmosphere to promote spiritual growth. The CCCU invited schools that already have lively spiritual
growth. That is why LETU was chosen to participate in this conference. We stand out as an
Representing LETU at the symposium with Lunsford and Carl will be
Executive Vice President for External Relations Marila Palmer, Associate Professor of Psychology
Melanie Roudkovski, and Dean of Students Corey Ross. The symposium will include small peer
discussion groups and larger plenary sessions.
The CCCU is an
international association of intentionally Christian colleges and universities founded in 1976 with
38 members. It has grown to represent 109 colleges in North America and 75 affiliate institutions
in 24 other countries. Its purpose is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education
and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to