Summer Lecture Series 2019

During the summer, our adult Sunday School classes gather together for a combined lecture series at 9:45 a.m. in the Ward Fellowship Hall. We welcome professors from Emory's Candler School of Theology to lead our sessions. Come early for a cup of coffee and bring your thoughts and questions on “Lift Every Voice: Racial Healing and Justice”. 

2: The Rev. Dr. Robert Franklin on Moral Leadership and the Arc of Racial Healing and Justice 
9: Dr. Luther Smith on Howard Thurman’s Prophetic Significance for Today
16: The Rev. Dr. Ted Weber on Reflections from American Civil Rights Movement
23: Dr. Gregory Ellison on Fearless Dialogues
30: The Rev. Michelle Ledder on From Monitoring to Ministry – Real Skills for Dismantling Racism Right Now

7: Dr. Nichole Phillips on Patriotism Black and White: The Color of American Exceptionalism
14: Dr. Tony Alonso on Singing Down Walls Ancient and New
21: Dr. Beth Corrie on Confronting Racism through Jesus
28: The Rev. Jenny Phillips on Creation and the City of God: How United Methodist Stewardship of Property Can Promote Racial Equity

4: Dr. Beth Corrie on White Churches and the Work of Reparations
11: Dr. Mindy McGarrah Sharp on Sustaining Resistance: Pastoral Care for the Ongoing Work of Racial Justice
18: Dr. Alison Greene on Histories of Race and Southern Churches in the 20th Century