Meet the Rev. Dr. Katy Day, Speaker at the NW May Meeting

Meet The Rev. Dr. Katie Day, Speaker at NW Region’s May 28 Meeting held at Lower Providence Church at 6:00 p.m.

day002Katie Day holds the Charles A. Schieren Chair in Church and Society at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. As a sociologist, with degrees in social ethics and theology as well, she teaches courses which draw heavily on both the social sciences and social ethics. She also directs the Metro/Urban Program at L.T.S.P. Her research interests have included extensive studies in African American congregations, cross-cultural volunteerism and faith-based involvement in economic development, community organizing and social services. Dr Day will discuss her new book, Faith on the Avenue; Religion on a City Street. This book is based on a research project focused on religious communities along Germantown Ave. Dr. Day is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  She holds a BA, Wheaton College, 1973; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Seminary, 1977; STM, Union Seminary (NY), 1982; PhD, Temple University, 1996 and has pastored churches in  in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, 1977-81, 1983-85.

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