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Clarence Jordan Symposium September 28-29, 2012
Clarence Jordan Symposium
September 28-29, 2012 -
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$195 General Public
Includes Friday evening at the Rylander Theater, all workshops on Saturday and Saturday lunch.
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.
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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|
|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|
|Track 1-Arts and Storytelling||Tom Key - Humor and storytelling|
|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|
|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|
|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"
|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|
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
Baymont Inn: Doubles & King: $43.50 (229) 928-5400
Quality Inn: Doubles & Kings (smoking/non-smoking): $67.49 (229) 924-4431
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