Clarence Jordan Symposium 2012

Clarence Jordan Symposium September 28-29, 2012

CJ-by-Greg-JoensClarence Jordan Symposium

September 28-29, 2012 –
Americus, Georgia


COST
Soujourner Magazine readers, please call 229-924-0391 to register.

$195 General Public

$150 Students
Includes Friday evening at the Rylander Theater, all workshops on Saturday and Saturday lunch.

HOTEL INFO


Carters-tc_07SCHEDULE

Friday, September 28, Dinner with the Carters:
Would you like to have dinner with a former President of the United States?  Join President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter at the historic Windsor Hotel on September 28, 2012, at 5:30 pm.

This intimate time with the Carters will give you and your traveling companions a chance to enjoy dinner before the official opening of the Clarence Jordan Symposium at the Rylander Theatre which is located  just across the street from the hotel set to begin at 7:00 pm.

SYMPOSIUM:
Friday, September 28, 2012 Location:  Rylander Theatre, Americus

7:00 PM Welcome Lenny Jordan / Kirk Lyman-Barner
7:15-7:30 PM Opening Remarks President Jimmy Carter
7:30-8:00 PM Impersonation of Clarence Jordan Al Staggs
8:00-9:00 PM Cotton Patch Gospel Tom Key

Saturday, September 29, 2012 Location:  Georgia Southwestern University

9:00-9:15 Welcome and housekeeping Bren Dubay, Director Koinonia Farm
9:10-9:30 Keynote 1 Joyce Hollyday, United Church of Christ Historian
9:35-9:45 A moment of whimsy Ted Swartz, Actor and Humorist
9:50-10:15 Keynote 2 Shane Claiborne, The Simple Way
10:15-10:30 A moment of whimsy Ted Swartz, Actor and Humorist
10:30-10:50 Break and move to breakout sessions
10:50-11:50 Breakout Sessions
Track 1-Arts and Storytelling Tom Key – Humor and storytelling
Philip Gulley
Track 2-Church and Society Greg Wittkamper-Americus highschool graduate and former Koinonia resident
Greg Cary- Professor of New Testament, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Tim Downs, Conference Minister, Southeast Conference United Church of Christ, A Christian Witness in the Deep South
Track 3-Christian Community Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, The Rutba House & Shane Claiborne, The Simple Way
Track 4-Fair Trade, Stewardship and Agriculture Tripp Pomeroy and Bill Harris, Jr. Owners, founders of Cafe Campesino and Cooperative Coffees
 12:00-1:30 Lunch Bookstore Open
 1:30-1:50 Key Note 3 Charles Marsh-Center for Lived Theology, University of Virginia
 1:50-2:00 A moment of whimsy Ted Swartz, Actor and Humorist
 2:00-2:15 Break and move to breakout sessions
 2:15-3:00 Breakout session
Track 1-Arts and Storytelling Al Staggs, Theologian and Clarence Jordan Impersonator
Track 2-Church and Society Nora Tisdale, Professor of Homiletics, Yale Divinity School
David Snell, President of The Fuller Center for Housing The History and Future of the Affordable Housing Movement
Ronnie McBrayer, Author, Pastor
Ann Coble, Author, Professor of Historical Society
Bill Carlson, Professor of History and Political Science, Bethel University
Track 3-Christian Community Don Mosley, Jubillee Partners-“Christian Peacemaking”
Linda Fuller
Dolphus Weary
Track 4-Fair Trade, Stewardship and Agriculture Wayne Wiseman-The Permaculture Project
3:00-3:15 Return for Final Panel Discussion
3:15-3:25 A moment of whimsy Ted Swartz, Actor and Humorist
3:25-4:30 Panel Discussion David Hooker, Presenter and Moderator
4:30-4:40 A moment of whimsy Ted Swartz, Actor and Humorist
4:40-5:00 Closing Speech Philip Gulley, Quaker Minister, Humorist and Author
5:00-5:30 Bookstore Open
 


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