[Uucf-bible] Update on Revival/Retreat 2010 in Dallas area while early discount rate applies
RevRonRobinson at aol.com
RevRonRobinson at aol.com
Mon Aug 9 21:49:09 EDT 2010
Hi all. Come join with the following people who will be at Revival/Retreat
2010: Oct. 14-17, (with Friday and Saturday registration available for
those unable to come Thurs through Sunday). Horizon UU Church, Carrollton, TX
We have wonderful presenters of lectures, workshops, and worships that will
make Revival a truly transforming experience for you and for all of us.
Get all the details and register online while early discount is available
(until Sept. 19) at _www.uuchristian.org/revival_
(http://www.uuchristian.org/revival) . See this lineup:
Keynote Lecturers: Dr. Brandon Scott and Rev. John Buehrens.
Brandon is a leading scholar of the parables of Jesus, a founding fellow of
the Jesus Seminar, distinguished professor of New Testament at Phillips
Theological Seminary, author of Hear Then The Parable, Reimagining The World,
Biblical Stories and Hollywood Dreams, Jesus The Symbol Maker, Sound
Mapping the New Testament, and others, with a major work on Reimagining the
Resurrection due out this October. He is a commentator on the historical Jesus
on the DVD curriculums by _www.livingthequestions.com_
John is past president of the UUA, pastor of UU churches in Knoxville,
Dallas, New York, and now Needham, MA. He is author or co-author of Our Chosen
Faith, Understanding the Bible, and the new A House for Hope: The Promise
of Progressive Religion for the 21st Century, and has taught at seminaries
and been active in social justice and interfaith causes.
Dr. Ruben Habito of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist
University who will present a workshop on Christian Faith and Buddhist Practice.
He is the president of the Society for Buddhist Christian Studies and is
the author of Experiencing Buddhism: Ways of Wisdom and Compassion (Orbis
Books, 2005); Living Zen, Loving God (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2004);
"Compassion Out of Wisdom: Buddhist Perspectives from the Past toward the Human
Future," in Stephen Post, et.al., eds., Altruism and Altruistic Love
(Oxford University Press, 2002); Healing Breath: Zen Spirituality for a Wounded
Earth (MKZC Publications, 2001); Originary Enlightenment: Tendai Hongaku
Doctrine and Japenese Buddhism (International Institute for Advanced
Buddhist Studies, 1996); Ministry and Theology in Global Perspective: Contemporary
Challenges to the Church, co-edited with Don Pittman and Terry Muck (Wm.
Eerdmans and Co.)
Rev. Naomi King received her Masters of Divinity from Meadville Lombard and
has served most recently the River of Grass UU Congregation in Florida.
She was an intern minister at Horizon UU Church in Texas and has been active
in the movement for sustainable agriculture on a global basis with Project
Harvest Hope. She was a communion service preacher for the UUCF at General
Assembly in 2006.
Rev. Thom Belote is minister of Shawnee Mission UU Church in Overland Park,
Kansas and is editor of the new book "The Growing Church: Keys to
Congregational Vitality. In his seven years at his church it has grown by 50
percent. He has served on the Executive Committee of the UU Ministers Association
as well as an internship at Horizon UU Church in Texas, and student
ministries in Needham and Boston, MA. He received his Masters of Divinity from
Rev. Lillie Mae Henley is minister of Universalist National Memorial Church
in Washington, D.C., an historic Universalist Christian church called the
Universalist National Cathedral when it was built. She received her Masters
of Divinity from Meadville Lombard and was minister of Westside UU Church
in Fort Worth and served as interim in three other UU congregations. She
has served on the Board of the UUCF and was the Revival communion preacher in
Rev. Dennis Hamilton is minister of the host church Horizon in Carrolton,
Texas. He is a graduate of Starr King School for the Ministry and was
Horizon's first minister as part of the UUA extension ministry program. He has
been a leader in the Southwest UU Conference and UU Musicians Network serving
on the task force that developed the new hymnal supplement Singing The J
Rev. Ron Robinson has been Executive Director of the UUCF since 2003 and is
a missional church planter in the northside of Tulsa, OK with A Third
Place Community, and serves as Director of Ministerial Formation and part time
faculty at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa where he received his
Masters of Divinity. He has been a hospice chaplain, student minister in
Bartlesville, OK, intern minister at All Souls Church in Tulsa, and started the
UU Congregation of Tahlequah, OK.
Worship team leader for Revival is the Rev. Tony Lorenzen of Pathways UU
Church in Southlake, TX, who is a member of the UUCF Board of Directors and
was an intern minister at First Parish in Weston, He received his Masters of
Divinity from Harvard and also served with the First Parish Church in
Worship Leaders will include:
Opening Worship with multi church choir and presented by ministers from the
Dallas Fort Worth area
Taize Worship with the Rev. Jonalu Johnstone, program minister of First
Unitarian Church in Oklahoma City who has also served as the District Growth
minister of the Southwestern Conference and at James Reeb UU Church, a new
congregation start in Madison, WI. She has been president of the national
Interweave organization. She was the prayer and healing service preacher at
Revival 2009 and presented the Sunset Talks at the 2009 Southwest UU Summer
Communion and Baptism worship will be led by the Rev. Thomas D. Wintle who
is senior minister at First Parish Church in Weston, MA. He previously
served with the First Church of Christ, Unitarian, in Lancaster, MA, and as
Executive Director of the UUCF. For thirty years he has been editor of the UU
Christian Journal. He received his Doctorate from Chicago Theological
Seminary affiliated with the University of Chicago.
Prayer and Healing Service will be led by the Rev. David Owen O'Quill
founding pastor of Micah's Porch Community Church in Chicago. He is a graduate
of Meadville Lombard and has served at the UU Church in Corpus Christi,
Daily Office morning and evening prayer will be led by the Rev. Dr.
Suzanne Spencer, who has served UU churches in Danbury, CT and Weston, MA,
Vancouver, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. She holds a law degree from Boston
University and theological degrees from Harvard and the Episcopal Divinity
School in Cambridge, MA.
Small Group Leader again this year will be the Rev. Melanie Morel-Ensminger
of the Greater Unitarian Universalist church in New Orleans, who has
previously served churches in New Jersey and Tennessee and New Zealand and is a
past president of the UUCF and preacher at Revivals in the past. She
received her theological degree from Loyola Institute of Ministry.
blessings, Ron Robinson
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