Ashland Seminary to Hold Interfaith Dialogue Series in Columbus

Ashland Seminary to Hold Interfaith Dialogue Series in Columbus

4/17/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland Theological Seminary is offering an Interfaith Dialogue Series that will feature an evening of unity with a panel discussion surrounding the topic, “Ministering Healing in a Hurting World.” The event, which is free and open to the public, is set for April 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the AU Columbus Center located at 1900 E. Dubin-Granville Road in Columbus. Those planning to attend need to RSVP at

The moderator for the event is Kimberly Brazwell, chief executive officer for KIMISTRY; while panel members will include Vanessa Collier, counselor with New Perspective Counseling; Rev. Renee Wormack Keels, executive director of The Spirituality Network; and Nicol Ghazi, executive director of Muslim Family Services of Ohio. Pat Krebs will serve as emcee for the event.

Those attending the event will receive a 50 percent discount on the featured book, “Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World,” by Serene Jones.

Two other events will be held as part of the Interfaith Dialogue Series – an evening discussion on Exploring Good and Evil from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on May 21 and an evening discussion on How and Why We Worship from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 25.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###