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Stay-Treat 2021

Call it cancel culture, cultural Marxism, woke theology, or simply “justice, equity and diversity.” Whatever the label, it has a source. The technical name is Critical Theory. Christians of all ages need to understand the view of the world that underlies so much of today’s discussions. We need to be able to grasp what’s being said in order to evaluate if it’s really compatible or not with the gospel.

Our “Stay-Treat” August 20-21 will feature three dynamic presentations by an expert in Critical Theory. Dr. Neil Shenvi brings the rigor of his background in theoretical chemistry along with his unique ability to present complex issues clearly. You can read more about Neil at

Please plan to join us. And bring a car load! We can’t afford not to understand what’s going on in our current cultural conversations.

The Deeper Challenge in Cancel Culture
First Presbyterian Stay-Treat, August 20-21

Talk 1: "Critical Social Justice and Christianity: Are They Compatible?"
Talk 2: "Critical Race Theory: A Deep Dive"
Talk 3: "Christianity and Justice: Cautions and Suggestions"

Cost to attend:
Through August 10: $10/person or $25/family
After August 10: $25/person or $35/family

Childcare will be available for children through 8th grade. 


Friday, August 20
5.30 - 6.45 pm Burgers and Sides Dinner in the Gym
7 - 8.30 pm Session 1 in the Sanctuary
8.30 - 9 pm Cobbler Contest Dessert in the Gym. Registration for the contest has ended. If you plan to make a cobbler, by all means, bring it Friday night. Please note that it will not be entered in the contest.

Saturday, August 21
8 - 9 am Continental Breakfast in the Reception Room
9 - 10.30 am Session 2 in the Sanctuary
10.30 - 10.40 am Break
10.40 - 12 noon Session 3


Register for the Stay-Treat