Black Church Studies

Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Community Lunch

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 12:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Tara Batemon, tbatemon@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3461

The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School will host a luncheon with the 2013 Gardner C. Taylor lecturer, the Rev. Martha Simmons, associate minister at Rush Memorial United Church of Christ in Atlanta, Ga., and founder of The African American Lectionary.

Divinity School alumni, community and the public are welcome to attend. The cost is $5 each, with advance registration required. The luncheon is being held in conjunction with the Duke Divinity African-American Alumni Day.

Simmons also will be presenting the 2013 Gardner C. Taylor Lecture later that day from 2-4 p.m. in Goodson Chapel.

Register and attend the luncheon

 

Free Church Women's Retreat

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
The King's Daughters Inn, 204 N. Buchanan Blvd., Durham, N.C.
Tara M. Batemon

The Duke Divinity School Office of Black Church Studies and the Baptist House of Studies will co-host the Free Church Women's Retreat.

The theme of the two-day retreat is "In God's Image: Women Reimagining the Face of 21st Century Pastoral Ministry." This retreat is designed for women seeking clarity and guidance regarding their place in the church. It also fulfills the retreat requirement for the school's Fall Spiritual Formation course for first-year students.

Registration is required.

To register, contact Tara M. Batemon at (919) 660-3461.

Gardner C. Taylor Lecture with Rev. Martha Simmons

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Goodson Chapel
Tara Batemon, tbatemon@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3461

The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School will hold the annual Gardner C. Taylor Lecture featuring the Rev. Martha Simmons, associate minister at Rush Memorial United Church of Christ in Atlanta, Ga., and founder of The African American Lectionary.

The free event is open to Divinity School alumni, community, and the public. Advance registration is required. This year's lecture series will be held in conjunction with the Duke Divinity African-American Alumni Day.

To Register

Marshall Turman to Lead Black Church Studies

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Dean Hays announced the appointment of Eboni Marshall Turman as director of the OBCS.

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Duke Divinity School Dean Richard B. Hays has announced the appointment of Eboni Marshall Turman as director of the Office of Black Church Studies and assistant research professor of Black Church Studies.

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Divinity Grad on Rachel Maddow Show

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Rev. Michael McBride, M.Div. '05, of PICO National Network talks with Rachel Maddow about the importance of gun safety activism. Watch the video, starting at 12 minutes, 23 seconds into the clip.

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MLK Lecture Series Worship Service with James Forbes of Riverside Church Preaching

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:25am to 12:15pm
Goodson Chapel
stilley@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3539

Duke Divinity School and the Office of Black Church Studies will hold a 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Series worship service with preaching by James A. Forbes Jr., senior minister emeritus of Riverside Church and president of the Healing of the Nations Foundation, both in New York City. The Gospel Choir will sing.

James A. Forbes, Jr. to Give MLK Lecture April 2

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor the 2013 MLK Jr. Lecture Series featuring Rev. Dr. James Forbes, Jr., Senior Minister Emeritus at the Riverside Church and President of the Healing of the Nations Foundation in New York City.

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Honoring C. Eric Lincoln

Friday, February 22, 2013

March 4 "Black Church and Black Mosque" event will honor the renowned Duke religious scholar.

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2013 Convocation & Pastors' School

Monday, October 14, 2013 (All day) to Tuesday, October 15, 2013 (All day)
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the 2013 Convocation & Pastors' School, an intensive two-day conference that offers lectures, worship, and seminars for Christian leaders of all traditions. This annual event is a colloboration with the North Carolina and Western North Carolina conferences of the United Methodist Church. The convocation also includes alumni gatherings.

Speakers at this year's conference will include: James K.A. Smith, professor of philosophy at Calvin College and senior fellow of The Colossian Forum on Faith, Science and Culture; Jorge Acevedo, lead pastor at Grace Church, a multi-site United Methodist congregation in Southwest Florida; and Laceye Warner, executive vice dean, associate professor of the practice of evangelism and Methodist studies, and Royce and Jane Reynolds teaching fellow at Duke Divinity School.

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