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The Role of Religion and Race in U.S. Politics: A Post-Election Conversation on Christian Faith and Public Life

Lifelong Learning / Alumni & Alumnae / Pastors & Community

 

Date: 7/15/2013 - 7/18/2013

This year's Montreat Lecture series is entitled The Role of Religion and Race in U.S. Politics: A Post-Election Conversation on Christian Faith and Public Life.  The lectures will take place in Convocation  Hall at Montreat Conference Center from 9:00 - 11:30 AM.

The series is presented as part of the seminary's Presbyterian History and Reformed Theology program and is sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary, Johnson C. Smith Seminary of the Interdenominational Theological Center, and the Montreat Conference Center. Advance registration is not required, and there is no charge for this event.

NEW THIS YEAR: Clergy, congregational leaders and others interested in turning theory into practice are invited to a panel discussion at 12:00 noon on July 17 in Convocation Hall at Montreat Conference Center. The panel will follow the closing session of the series on Wednesday.

Panelists include Joe Harvard, recently-retired pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Durham, SC, Shannon J. Kershner, pastor at the Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, and Carolyn and Charles Heyward, clergy leaders at St. James Presbyterian, Charleston, SC . 

To reserve a box lunch ($9.00 plus tax includes drink, sandwich, chips, cookie, & fruit), ), CLICK HERE by July 10. If you prefer a vegetarian option, please indicate in the comment section when you make your reservation online. Miss the deadline? Participants are welcome to bring a lunch to the discussion, which will conclude by 1:30 PM. 

For additional information, please see the Montreat Conference Center website .

The event will also be live streamed each day, and then accessible on YouTube!