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The Becoming of the Church

Dr. Herman Waetjen on the Gospel of Matthew

On June 23rd, join iconic Biblical scholar Dr. Herman Waetjen in Southern California at Claremont Presbyterian Church for an ALL-DAY seminar based on his new book Matthew’s Theology of Fulfillment, Its Universality and Its Ethnicity.  Throughout the day, Dr. Waetjen will lecture on aspects of Matthew’s gospel, engage in a dialectic, and answer questions. You’ll walk away with a fresh perspective and new insights on Matthew to take into your life and ministry..

The seminar will take place from 9:00am to 4:00pm and will include continental breakfast, lunch, and a cake to celebrate Dr. Waetjen’s 89th birthday!

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COST: $100.00

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9:00a - 9:30a

Enjoy coffee and breakfast pastries as you find your seat, greet your fellow learners, and of course, Dr. Herman Waetjen!

9:30a - 11:45a


The Gospel of Matthew: when the old no longer works and the new is yet to come, what does one do?

11:45a - 12:45p

Enjoy the lunch provided by the Center for Innovation in Ministry and lively discussion as you dialogue with your fellow seminar attendees.

12:45p - 3:15p


The Gospel of Matthew: When the new has come, all things must change!

3:15p - 4:00p

Celebration of Dr. Herman Waetjen’s birthday


1111 North Mountain Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711