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2018 Meeting Schedule

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Wednesday, November 14

  • ​2:00 pm - 8:00 pm: African-American Caucus meeting (Magnolia Hotel Champa and Larimer))
  • 8:00 pm: Executive Committee meeting (Magnolia Hotel Boardroom 156)

Thursday, November 15

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am: Executive Committee meeting (Magnolia Hotel Boardroom 156)
  • 8:30 am - 3:30 pm: CATH meeting (Magnolia Hotel Champa and Larmier)
  • 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Pre-Conference Meetings (Magnolia Hotel)
    • Graduate Students (Convener: Allie Utley, Vanderbilt University) (Boardroom 170)
    • Adjunct Faculty (Convener: Robert Brewer, Greensboro College) (Stout)
    • Junior Faculty (Convener: Leah Schade, Lexington Theological Seminary) (Boardroom 160)
  • 3:30 pm: Registration opens (Magnolia Lounge)
  • 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm: Dinner (on your own)
  • 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm: Opening Worship (Magnolia Ballroom)
    • Preacher: Robert Hoch (First & Franklin Presbyterian Church, Baltimore)
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: President's Reception (Magnolia Lounge)
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Exhibits open (Magnolia Lounge)
  • 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm: Panel discussion (Magnolia Ballroom)
    • Panel Discussion: "Preaching and Creation"
    • Panelists: John Holbert (Perkins School of Theology, Emeritus), Valerie Bridgeman (Methodist Theological School of Ohio), Ron Allen (Christian Theological Seminary), Leah Schade (Lexington Theological Seminary)
    • Moderator: Rob O'Lynn (Kentucky Christian University)

Friday, November 16

  • 7:30 am - 8:15 am: Women's Breakfast (Magnolia Hotel Restaraunt)
    • Convenor: Karyn Wiseman (United Lutheran Seminary)
  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am: Workgroups (first half of groups; see Workgroups schedule)
  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Worship (Central Baptist Church)
    • Preacher: Michael Knowles (McMaster Divinity College)
  • 12:40 am - 1:50 pm: Lunch (Central Baptist Church)
  • 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Workgroups (second half of groups; see Workgroups schedule)
  • 5:15 pm: Happy Hour and celebration of 10th anniversary of e-journal Homiletic (Magnolia Lounge)
  • 7:00 pm: Black Religious Scholars Group Consultation (New Hope Baptist Church)

Saturday, November 17

  • 7:15 am - 8:00 am: Workgroup Conveners Breakfast (Magnolia Hotel Glenarm)
    • Convenor: Sally Brown (Princeton Theological Seminary)
  • 7:15 am - 8:00 am: International Members Breakfast (Magnolia Hotel Restaraunt)
    • Convenor: Michael Knowles (McMaster Divinity College)
  • 8:15 am - 10:15 am: Plenary Presentation and Discussion (Magnolia Ballroom)
    • Plenary Presentation: "Creation, Ecojustice, Cowboys and Indians: Relations and Interrelationships"
    • Plenary Speaker: Tink Tinker (Illiff School of Theology, Emeritus)
    • Respondants: Heather Elkins (Drew Theological Seminary), Gregory Heille, O.P. (Aquinas School of Theology), Lis Valle-Ruiz (McCormick Theological Seminary)
    • Moderator: Danny Roman-Gloro (Asbury Theological Seminary)
  • 10:15 am - 10:30 am: Coffee Break
  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am: Annual Business Meeting (Magnolia Ballroom)
  • 11:30 am - 12:15 am: Closing Worship (Magnolia Ballroom)
    • Preacher: Sally Brown (Princeton Theological Seminary)
  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Closing Luncheon (Magnolia Ballroom)
    • Convenors: Eunjoo Kim (AoH President); David Schnasa Jacobsen (AoH 2nd Vice President)