Each evening concludes with the Great Preacher Series featuring Reverend Willie Francois III, Reverend Cynthia Jarvis, Dr. Traci Blackmon, and Dr. Luke Powery. The week ends powerfully on Friday with three concurrent organizing sessions, including one with Dr. Walter Fluker, author of The Ground Has Shifted, followed by a closing charge, celebration of our commitment, and a service of communion with Dr. Frederick Haynes preaching.
Bible/Theological Study led by Dr. Eileen W. Lindner and Dr. Yolanda Pierce. Children and Justice plenaries include Sister Simone Campbell, Brittany Packnett, Dr. Patrick Reyes, Dr. Mark Lewis Taylor, Dr. Wendy Purifoy, Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, and others. Choose from more than 20 interactive afternoon workshops to deepen advocacy and organizing skills and strategies to build the movement for children. More than a dozen late afternoon choices include “Movement-building through the Arts” (dance, music, visual arts, and spoken word) and more!!Seminary students can earn academic credit by registering and attending. Please contact the Reverend Janet Wolf JWolf@ChildrensDefense.org for more informaiton.