Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church (UMC) hosts their annual Summer Lecture Series on Sundays, starting June 2, at 9:45 a.m. in the Ward Fellowship Hall in the Church School Building on Emory University’s campus. This year's theme: “Lift Every Voice - Racial Healing and Justice.”
This lecture series is FREE and open to the public.
Nine Emory University Candler School of Theology faculty members, as well as speakers from the General Commission on Religion and Race, Columbia Theological Seminary, and The United Methodist General Board of Global Missions, will headline the upcoming summer lecture series. The schedule is below.
June 2: The Rev. Dr. Robert Franklin on Moral Leadership and the Arc of Racial Healing and Justice
June 9: Dr. Luther Smith on Howard Thurman’ Prophetic Significance for Today
June 16: The Rev. Dr. Ted Weber on Reflections from American Civil Rights Movement
June 23: Dr. Gregory Ellison on Fearless Dialogues
June 30: The Rev. Michelle Ledder on From Monitoring to Ministry – Real Skills for Dismantling Racism Right Now
July 7: Dr. Nichole Phillips on Patriotism Black and White: The Color of American Exceptionalism
July 14: Dr. Tony Alonso on Caminemos con Jesús: Latinx Theologies of Accompaniment and Encounter
July 21: Dr. Beth Corrie on Confronting Racism through Jesus
July 28: The Rev. Jenny Phillips on Creation and the City of God: How United Methodist Stewardship of Property Can Promote Racial Equity
August 4: Dr. Beth Corrie on Christian Vocation and White Fragility
August 11: Dr. Mindy McGarrah Sharp on Sustaining Resistance: Pastoral Care for the Ongoing Work of Racial Justice
August 18: Dr. Alison Greene on Histories of Race and Southern Churches in the 20th Century
Glenn Memorial UMC is committed to loving God and loving neighbor with our whole selves. As Jesus loved those around him, we believe that all persons are of sacred worth and dignity as part of God’s creation. We welcome all persons into the full life and ministry of our congregation.
Glenn Memorial UMC is located on the campus of Emory University, at 1660 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30307. For more information, go to glennumc.org/summer-lecture-series.