Clarence Jordan Symposium September 28-29, 2012


Clarence Jordan Symposium

September 28-29, 2012 -
Americus, Georgia




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Register Discounts

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


President CarterSCHEDULE

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.

Click here to learn more and reserve a seat for dinner with the Carters>>

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    




Americus Hotel Information (Ask for Clarence Jordan Symposium Rate)
Please reserve a room early as we only have 229 rooms blocked off for the event.


Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast
504 Rees Park - Americus, Georgia 31709 - 229-931-0122
www.americusgardeninn.com

Baymont Inn: Doubles & King: $43.50     (229) 928-5400


Quality Inn
: Doubles & Kings (smoking/non-smoking): $67.49         (229) 924-4431


Jameson Inn
: Doubles & Kings (smoking/non-smoking): $69.99         (229) 924-2726

Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel: SOLD OUT  (229) 924-1555



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