"Let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest-time, if we will not give up." Galatians 6:9

ABSW Leadership Conference 2011


 




MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

  


Featured Conference Preacher and Speaker:

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr .

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


Monday Evening, October 24

7:30   Opening Worship Service @ McGee Avenue Baptist Church
          Preacher: Rev. Dr. J.A. Wright, Jr.
          Featured Choirs

Tuesday, October 25, beginning at 12:00 PM

12:00 Lunch Event (for all participants)
          Sponsored by the American Baptist Ministers Council of the Greater Bay
          Area
: “Perils and Wisdom of Practicing Radical Hospitality”
          A Panel Discussion of Seasoned Clergy

2:00   Break

2:30   A Conversation with Rev. Dr. J.A. Wright, Jr. – Take 1 w/ Q&A Time
         Moderated by Dr. Paul Martin, ABSW President/Professor of Pastoral
         Theology

4:00   Break

4:30   Workshop Sessions I: Choice #1 and #2 (see below)

6:00   Dinner on own

7:30   Worship Service @ McGee Avenue Baptist Church
          Preacher: Rev. Dr. J.A. Wright, Jr.
          Featured Choirs

Wednesday, October 26, beginning at 12:00 PM

12:00 Lunch Event (for all participants)
          A Conversation with Rev. Dr. J.A. Wright, Jr.
– Take 2
          Moderated by Dr. Dorsey Blake, Starr King School for the Ministry Dean of
          Faculty/ Professor of Spirituality & Prophetic Justice

2:00   Break

2:30   Workshop Session II: Choices #3 & #4 (see below)

4:00   Break / Meet Artist Fortune Sitole Reception - Hobart Gallery 1st floor

4:30   Panel Discussion with Faith Leaders from Christian, Jewish and Muslim
         traditions
         Moderated by Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr. & Dr. LeAnn Snow Flesher, ABSW  
         Faculty


6:00   Dinner on own
     
7:30   Closing Worship Service  @ McGee Avenue Baptist Church
          Preacher: Rev. Dr. J.A. Wright, Jr.
          Featured Choirs


WORKSHOP OPTIONS

Session 1:

#1  Job in Black and White
LeAnn Snow Flesher, Academic Dean and Professor of Old Testament 
J. Alfred Smith, Sr., Distinguished Senior Professor of Preaching and Church Ministries
 

#2 Preaching in an Interfaith Environment
Sangyil Park, Associate Professor of Preaching and Director of DMin Program
Ronald Burris, Associate Professor of Church History  


Session 2:

#3 Let’s Talk: Anti-Judaism in Christian History and Discourse
Margaret McManus, Associate Professor of Historical and Theological Studies

#4 Though We Welcome All to Worship, Is All Our Worship Welcoming?
Jennifer Davidson, Assist. Prof. of Worship & Theology/Dir. of Chapel
Tripp Hudgins, Musician and Ph.D. student in Liturgical Studies at the GTU
Marie Onwubuariri, Intercultural Trainer with i-Relate