A Day With Wesley Registration
Advanced registration has closed, but walk-ins are welcome. We hope to see you there!
Join us to share the resources of YOUR seminary with members of your congregation and other ministry colleagues on Saturday, November 12, 2016.
This gathering is designed for alumni and friends, clergy and laity, congregation leaders and members to experience the broad spectrum of Wesley's resources.
When: November 12, 2016, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Floris United Methodist Church (13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon VA, 20171)
8:30 a.m. – Registration, coffee, and light refreshments
9:00 a.m. – Opening worship
9:20 a.m. – TEDx-style talks
Speaking hope in a world of terror – Dr. Veronice Miles, Visiting Professor of Preaching
Election 2016: What Does it Mean for the Faithful? – Mike McCurry, Distinguished Professor of Public Theology
10:00 a.m. – Refreshment break
10:10 a.m. – Breakout sessions (choose one of four to go deeper)
Leading Effective Ministry Teams – Dr. Ann Michel, Associate Director, Lewis Center for Church Leadership:
Art and the Need of the World: How congregations can make arts part of their social justice agenda – Dr. Deborah Sokolove, Director, Luce Center for Arts & Religion, Professor, Art & Worship
Slave life and the power of spirituals – Dr. Eileen Guenther, Professor, Church Music
Is America a "Christian nation"? A Christian approach to citizenship – Dr. Rick Elgendy, Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Theology
11:15 a.m. – Gospel and Empire: In God We Trust – Plenary by Dr. Carla Works, Associate Professor in New Testament
12 p.m. – Closing worship
12:30 p.m. – Optional lunch for guests interested in learning about classes/degrees at Wesley
Childcare will be available as requested. Lunch will be provided at 12:00 noon for those who wish to stay and learn more about Wesley programming and classes. Registration is $10. For more information please contact Marci Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 885-8659.