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 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.