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      July 21, 2019

      Sunday   9:30 AM (weekly on Sundays for 11 times)

      1652 N. Decatur Road N.E. (at Emory University)
      Atlanta, Georgia 30322

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      Summer Lecture Series: Lift Every Voice - Racial Healing and Justice

      Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church (UMC) announces 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 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

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Politics & Activism | Religion & Spirituality

      This event repeats weekly on Sundays for 11 times:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.