Methodist House

"The Nuts and Bolts of the Upcoming UMC General Conference"

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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Callie Davis at (919) 660-3599 or cdavis@div.duke.edu

The Methodist House of Studies will hold a panel discussion on "The Nuts and Bolts of the Upcoming United Methodist Church General Conference." Topics will include what the conference means for United Methodists, the major issues of this year's conference, and how the conference affects your life and ministry in the church.

Register for $2 pizza lunch.

Dana Robert to Lecture on March 13

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Friday, March 2, 2012

For the 2012 Wallace Chappell Lecture Series, Robert will give two public lectures: "Witness Unity and World Christianity: 1910-2011"  and "Christian Presence and Proclamation Reunited."

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2012 Wallace Chappell Lecture Series Featuring Dana Robert

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (All day)
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Callie Davis at cdavis@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3599

Duke Divinity School will hold the 2012 Wallace Chappell Lecture Series featuring Dana L. Robert, Truman College Professor of World Christianity and History in Mission at the Boston University School of Theology and director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission.

She will give two public lectures March 13: "Witness Unity and World Christianity: 1910-2011" at 12:20 p.m. in 0014 Westbrook and "Christian Presence and Proclamation Reunited"at 4 p.m. in 0016 Westbrook.

Robert is a world renowned missiologist who has published more than 10 books and numerous articles, as well as has directed over 60 doctoral dissertations related to evangelism and mission.

She delivered the keynote address at the historic centennial conference of the World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2010 and the 2nd Global Christian Forum in Indonesia in 2011 on the subject of witness and unity in 21st century world Christianity. The forum is the most representative gathering of Christian churches in modern history, including representatives from Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, Evangelical, Pentecostal, and Indigenous traditions.

"What Anglicans/Episcopals and Methodists Can Learn From Each Other" Luncheon Discussion

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
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Callie Davis at cdavis@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3599

The Anglican Episcopal House of Studies and the Methodist House of Studies will hold a luncheon discussion on "What Anglicans/Episcopals and Methodists Can Learn From Each Other" immediately after the Duke Divinity School worship service commemorating the contributions of John and Charles Wesley.

A free lunch from Armadillo Grill will be available to those who register. Indicate when registering if a vegetarian meal is needed. Donations also will be accepted at the door for the United Methodist Committee on Relief's work in Haiti.

Register to Callie Davis.

Dr. Donald Haynes Lectures on Teaching the Tradition

Monday, February 6, 2012

Haynes, director of United Methodist Studies and Hood Theological Seminary, spoke on Jan 31 about passing down the Wesleyan heritage to future generations.

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Rev. Dr. Donald Haynes, a retired United Methodist clergy, United Methodist Reporter columnist, and director of United Methodist Studies at Hood Theological Seminary, gave a talk Jan. 31 on passing down the Wesleyan heritage to future generations.

Haynes' lecture focused on the the critical importance of serving as a tradition conscious leader in the pan-Methodist Church.

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"Teaching the Wesleyan Tradition" with Donald Haynes

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
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Callie Davis at (919) 660-3599

The Methodist House at Duke Divinity School will hold a luncheon featuring the Rev. Donald Haynes speaking on effective ways for future leaders of the pan-Methodist Church to educate the church body about the Wesleyan tradition. He is a retired United Methodist clergy, United Methodist Reporter columnist, and director of United Methodist Studies at Hood Theological Seminary.

The cost of the pizza lunch will be $2 each.

Register to Callie Davis to attend.

Methodist House Christmas Service and Potluck Supper

Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
York Reading Room, Duke Divinity Library
cdavis@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3599

The Methodist House at Duke Divinity School will hold a Christmas service and potluck supper. The Advent Service will use Charles Wesley’s "Hymns for the Nativity of Our Lord." The service will be led by Dr. S. T. Kimbrough, a graduate of Duke Divinity School, a member of the North Alabama Conference, and an internationally acclaimed musician, scholar, and author.

Register to attend and specify the type of dish you plan to bring. Families are welcome.

Audio from Bishop Ntambo Visit Now Online

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Bishop Ntambo from the Republic of Congo spoke about his experiences planting 157 churches.

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Bishop NtamboAudio from a recent discussion led by Bishop Ntambo Nkulu Ntanda is now available through iTunes U.

Bishop Ntambo, resident bishop of the N. Katanga Episcopal Area in the Republic of Congo, spoke on Nov. 10 about his experiences planting 157 churches in a talk titled "How Do We Grow the Church?"

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"Women in Leadership" Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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cdavis@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3599

The Methodist House and the Women's Center at Duke Divinity School are co-hosting a panel discussion on "Women in Leadership." Panelists will be the Rev. Donna Banks, director of Student Life at the Divinity School, a Duke Divinity alumnae, and an ordained elder; the Rev. Shannon Conklin-Miller, a Garrett-Evangelical alumnae and an ordained elder; and the Revs. Leah Skaggs (an ordained elder) and Ginger Thomas, both Duke Divinity alumna.

Register

Methodist House Fights Malaria

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Students raised money for an initiative that helps fight the disease in Africa.

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