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Second Tuesday Collective Gatherings

One of the major ways Metro Atlanta Collective actualizes its vision and manifests its mission is through monthly collective meetings open to planters, emerging planters, pastors, and leaders, gathering together for prayer, peer coaching, lunch, training, and fellowship.

Second Tuesdays 


(Minus July & December)

Christos Community Church

5172 Brook Hollow Pkwy, Norcross, GA 30071

PLEASE NOTE: During the covid-19 pandemic, MAC has been rotating locations where Second Tuesdays are held. For the most up to date information, click the RSVP button below.

March 9th, 2021 - Second Tuesday


Rev. Dr. Carl Ellis,

Provost’s Professor of Theology and Culture, Assistant to the Chancellor

In 1969, Carl Ellis began his ministry as the Senior Campus Minister with Tom Skinner Associates in New York, NY.

From 1979 to 1989, Carl served as Assistant Pastor of Forest Park Community Church, Baltimore, MD; Faculty at Chesapeake Theological Seminary, Columbia, MD; Adjunct Faculty at the Center for Urban Theological Studies (CUTS), Philadelphia, PA; and Seminar Instructor for Prison Fellowship, Washington, DC.

From 1989 to 2015 Carl served as Pastor of Friendship Community Church, Chattanooga, TN; Dean of Intercultural Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary (WTS) in Philadelphia, PA.; Assistant Professor at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, TX; and President of Project Joseph, a ministry that seeks to equip the church for today’s challenges.

Currently Dr. Ellis is Provost Professor of Theology and Culture at Reformed Theological Seminary, Academic Dean of the Makazi Institute, Chattanooga, TN, and Associate Pastor of Cultural Apologetics at New City Fellowship in Chattanooga.

Dr. Ellis studied under Francis Schaeffer at L’Abri in Hermoz sur Olon’, Switzerland; received his B.A. (Economics) from Hampton University, his M.A.R. (Theology) at Westminster Theological Seminary, and his D.Phil (The Sociological Integration of Religion and Society) from Omega Graduate School (OGS).

Dr. Ellis equips individuals and organizations to meet today’s challenges, including facing the today’s American cultural crisis and understanding the dynamics of diversity.  He has contributed to numerous publications, written several articles and books.
He has received several awards including an honorary D.Litt. from Missio Seminary, Philadelphia, PA., and the President's Award from OGS for Research Showing the Greatest Potential for Societal Change.  He appears as a contributor on national and international radio and television programs.

Carl is married to the former Karen Angela Bishop and has the privilege and pleasure of teaming up with Karen in national and international ministry.

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