Black Church Studies

2013 Durham Pilgrimage

Friday, February 1, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, February 2, 2013 (All day)
TBD
cdavis@div.duke.edu or tbatemon@div.duke.edu

The Office of Black Church Studies and the Baptist House of Studies at Duke Divinity School will lead a two-day pilgrimage throughout the city of Durham, N.C.

Divinity School students, faculty, and staff may participate on this spiritual journey of learning and understanding the importance of race relations and reconciliation.

Registration is required.

2013 MLK Lecture Series with James Forbes as Guest Lecturer

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:25am to Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 2:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Tara Batemon at obcs@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3461

The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School 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.

Each April, the MLK Jr. Lecture Series features national community leaders who address the issues of justice, peace and liberation in relation to the black religious experience. The Series exposes seminarians, Divinity school faculty and alumni, and local preachers and their congregations to preachers whose ministry had impact on the civic spere or scholars whose work has been instrumental in changing the nature of ministry in the church and in the larger world.

The schedule for Tuesday, April 2nd is:

11:25 AM - Worship in Goodson Chapel (Rev. Forbes preaching)

12:30 PM - Community lunch in Alumni Memorial Common Room - open to public - $5

6:00 PM - Lecture and Dinner - $10 ($5 for students)

The schedule for Wednesday, April 3rd is:

11:25 AM - Worship in Goodson Chapel (Rev. Forbes preaching)

12:30 PM - Lunch with Rev. Forbes and BSU officers and students

Registration is required by Monday, March 25, 2013.

2012 Gardner C. Taylor Recordings on iTunes

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Audio recordings of the sermons and lecture are available on iTunes U.

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Pastor Zan Wesley Holmes Jr.Audio recordings from the 2012 Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series are now available on iTunes U.

The Sept. 25-26 event, sponsored by the Office of Black Church Studies, featured Pastor Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. and the Rev. Clarence Laney Jr.

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Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Features Zan Holmes Jr.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The 2012 lecture and events Sept. 25-26 feature Pastor Zan Holmes Jr. and the Rev. Clarence Laney Jr.

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The Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor its 2012 Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series on September 25-26.

This year, Pastor Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. will preach and lecture, and the Rev. Clarence Laney Jr. will also deliver a sermon.

The Gardner C. Taylor Lecture series features lectures and sermons that bring outstanding black preachers to Duke Divinity School, and is named for the Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, pastor emeritus of the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Daniel Named Interim Director of OBCS

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Keith Daniel, an ordained Baptist minister, will start Sept. 1.

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Keith DanielDean Laceye Warner announced today that Keith Daniel has been named interim director of the Office of Black Church Studies (OBCS) at Duke Divinity School. He steps into the role held by Dr. Joy Moore, who is leaving Duke Sept. 1 to join the faculty at Fuller Theological Seminary.

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Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series Brown Bag Lunch with Pastor Zan Holmes Jr.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Duke Divinity School
obcs@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3461

Duke Divinity School and the Office of Black Church Studies will host a brown bag lunch conversation with Dr. Zan Holmes Jr., pastor emeritus of St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas.

Attendees are asked to bring their lunch. Beverages will be provided.

Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series Community Luncheon

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Duke Divinity School
obcs@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3461

Duke Divinity School and the Office of Black Church Studies will host the 2012 Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series community luncheon featuring fellowship and food.

The cost will be $15 each, with advance registration required.

For more information or to register

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