The Evangelical Theological Society Eastern Region

NOTIFICATION OF CANCELATION
EASTERN REGIONAL MEETING
Location: Lancaster Bible College
Theme: Reading Scripture through Western Eyes
Plenary Speaker: Brandon J. O’Brien
Dates: March 27-28, 2020


Dear Colleagues,

In light of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Eastern Region’s executive committee is cancelling our 2020 meeting (3/27-28/2020 at Lancaster Bible College). Lancaster Bible College is also in the process canceling live classes, as are many colleges and universities.

Future Conference in 2021
We intend to hold the same (basic) conference in 2021 (at Lancaster Bible College), Lord willing. So, for those who have submitted an approved proposal for a paper, please know that you are invited to deliver this at our next meeting (likely in the Spring of 2021). As we draw near to that event we will notify you of the details.

Likewise, we will defer the student paper competition until our next meeting and all papers that have been submitted will be assessed at that time along with any future submissions.

Registration, Deferment, and Refunds

For all those who have already pre-registered online, we request that you permit that registration to apply for our next meeting (e.g., you will be considered registered for our next meeting at no additional cost to you). However, if you prefer to receive a refund, then please request that from Secretary Strawbridge (wgs@wordmp3.com 717-682-7052). Please make the subject line of your email: “ETSe Registration Refund.” Thank you.

We are all saddened by this action, but the executive committee believes it is the most responsible course of action at this time. “Good Lord, deliver us . . . from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battle and murder, and from sudden death, Good Lord, deliver us” (Book of Common Prayer).

Eastern Region Officers 2019-2020
Mark Draper, President (mark.draper@evangelical.edu) * Mark Hassler, 1st Vice President (mhassler@vbts.edu) * Mark Deckard, 2nd Vice President (mdeckard@lbc.edu) * Gregg Strawbridge, Treasurer-Secretary (gs175@mac.com) * Rusty Small, Past President
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