Thursday Lunch – Past Events

Thursday Lunch Lecture Series (formerly “Fellowship & Fare” Series)

 

2013-2014 (under construction)

September 12, 2013 – Dr. Choi Hee An, “New Beginning”

September 19, 2013 – Bishop Deborah Kiesey

September 26, 2013 – Samantha Ball

October 3, 2013 – Hannah Rogers, “Young, Broke, & Exhausted: Beginning the Work of Pastoral Ministry”

October 10, 2013 – Rev. Karen Peters

October 17, 2013 – Dr. Nancy Ammerman

October 24, 2013 – Bishop Susan Hassinger

October 31, 2013 – Dr. Diana Swancutt

November 7, 2013 – Community discussion, “God Called Me to THIS? Stress in Seminary”

November 14, 2013 – Dean Mary Elizabeth Moore

November 21, 2013 – Pauline Jennett

December 5, 2013 – Rev. David Weekly and Peterson Toscano

January 23, 2014 – Jessica Roffe and YooJin Kim, “A Ritual for the New Semester”

January 30, 2014 – Emma Kerr-Carp, “My Adventures as a Mission Intern in Brazil Through the General Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church

February 6, 2014 – Ky Scott, “Men in a Changing World: The Use of Symbols to Communicate Experience”

February 13, 2014 – Vivian Taylor, “Gender, Sexuality, and Rushing into the Future: A Theology of Ambiguity”

February 20, 2014 – Dr. Katheryn Pfisterer Darr, “Juggling”

February 27, 2014 – Dr. Claire Wolfteich, “Two Sisters: A Story about Sharing Life and Hope

March 6, 2014 – Rev. Pat Zifcak, “The Outdoor Church”

 

2012-2013 (under construction)

January 31, 2013 – Elizabeth Fonferek, “Turning Inward: Cultivating the Interior”

February 7, 2013 – “Partners in Faith: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Faith”

February 14, 2013 – Anna Howard Shaw Birthday Celebration

February 21, 2013 – Stefanie Ruper, “Your Cultured Body: Self-love, Nutrition, and Food in America Today”

February 28, 2013 – Fellowship & Fare with Dr. Anjulet Tucker

March 7, 2013 – Fellowship & Fare with Rev. Dr. Cristian De La Rosa

March 21, 2013 – Rev. Ted Karpf, “My Work with HIV and AIDS in the U.S. and Around the World”

March 28, 2013 – “Pouring Out Love” Maundy Thursday service, co-sponsored with the Office of Spiritual Life

March 29, 2013 – Rev. LaTrelle Miller Easterling, “Empower the Women, Save the World”

April 4, 2013 – Samantha Ball, “Communities of Mourning, Communities of Hope: Transforming Trauma”

April 18, 2013 – Fellowship & Fare with Joseph Kyser

April 25, 2013 – Rev. Dr. Robin Olson and Dr. Chris Evans, “Shared Covenants of Ministry and Marriage”

May 2, 2013 – Janjay Innis, “All the Single Ladies: Debunking Myths and Embracing Singleness as a Gift”

September 27, 2012 – Samantha Ball, “Sharing Goals and Dreams in Community”

October 4, 2012 – Fellowship & Fare with Trelawney Grenfell-Muir

October 11, 2012 – Pastor Stephen Finlan, “Language and Personal Sensitivity in Preaching”

October 18, 2012 – Dr. Phillis Sheppard, “Butches and Femmes; Prose, Music and Poems: resources for black lesbian spiritualities and theologies

October 25, 2012 – Dr. David Jacobsen, “Language, Imagery, and Gender in Preaching”

November 8, 2012 – Ash Barker, “Making Poverty Personal and Urban Neighbors of Hope”

November 15, 2012 – Dr. Alejandro F. Botta & Prophetic Action Group, “Gendered Pay Disparity Among Faculty at Boston University”

November 29, 2012 -Rev. Ann Haywood-Baxter, “A Close-Up View of God’s Face and the World’s Brokenness: Hospital Chaplaincy”

December 6, 2012 – Myung Eun Park, “Domestic Violence: End Silence to Stop Violence”

 

2011-2012

September 22, 2011 – Dr. Courtney Goto, “Learning Self-care: The Case of the Bumbling Goddesses”

October 13, 2011 – Stephanie Riley, “Approaching Shame: The Confrontation with a Personal and Political Affect”

October 20, 2011 – Derrick Muwina, “Women Ordination in the Anglican Communion: An African Perspective”

October 27, 2011 – Rev. Gail Avery, “Many Paths, One Journey: Finding Our Way Along Dark Pathways”

November 3, 2011 – Dean Hill, “The Partnership of the Gospel”

November 10, 2011 – Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey, “Networking Finesse: Collaborating Without Cronyism”

November 17, 2011 – Rev. Marion Grant, “Statistics and Stories Related to The Status of Women Clergy in The New England Conference”

December 1, 2011 – Rev. Dr. Robin Olson, “Imagination and Images of God: A Welcome Partnership”

February 2, 2012 – Dr. Amy Limpitlaw, “Living Without Regrets”

February 9, 2012 – David Scott, “The Uplift of Women: Missions and Women’s Rights”

February 12, 2012 – Dr. Christopher Evans, “Living into my Vocation: My Journey as a Historian”

February 16, 2012 – Rev. Dr. Wanda Stahl, “All Is Well, As Will Be Well”: Wisdom from Julian of Norwich for Contemporary Life and Ministry

March 1, 2012 – Kasey Cox and Kelly Hill, “Encountering the Moral Imagination in Israel/Palestine”

March 8, 2012 – Rev. Michelle Walsh, “Personal Experiences with Race, Class, and Gender in Urban Community Ministry”

March 22, 2012 – Micah Christian, “Mothering the Poor: Reflections on the Work of Catholic Women Missioners”

April 5, 2012 – Dr. M. Thomas Thangaraj, “Women Who Shaped My Life”

April 12, 2012 – Trelawney Grenfell-Muir, “Ministry of Gender Empowerment: ‘Miss Representation’ and how churches can offer an alternate narrative to the violent sexism in our mainstream media culture today”

April 19, 2012 – Pastor Andrew Kjorlaug and Bonnie Gatchell, “Going into the Strip Club: Route One Ministries”

April 26, 2012 – Anna Howard Shaw Center end of year celebration

2010-2011

September 23, 2010 – Donna Johnson, “Life is a Fairytale: 7 Magical Keys for Transforming Your Life”

September 30, 2010 – Amanda Norris, “‘Eminem’s Been Reading My Bible!’ A Sermon for Women With No Names”

October 14, 2010 – Michael Mercier, “A Mid-Term Reprieve: Now Is Our Salvation Closer Than When We First Matriculated”

October 21, 2010 – Andrew Tripp, “Phallocracy in Alan Moore’s From Hell

October 28, 2010 – Dan Kim, “The Korean American Church: Korean? American? Both? Neither?….Church?”

November 4, 2010 – Xochitl Alvizo, “Con-Questioning Mary Daly: Building on the Wisdom of our Foresisters”

November 11, 2010 – Rev. Holly Benzenhafer Redford, “Dreaming Dreams and Seeing Visions: A Conversation on Reclaiming Spiritual Language about Mystical Experience”

November 18, 2010 – Bishop Susan Hassinger, “When ‘Being First’ Is Not the Last Word”

December 2, 2010 – Meredith Hoxie, “Reflecting on World AIDS Day” February 10, 2011 – “Jeffrey Rickman and Monica Yungeberg, “State of the Union: Women in American Pulpits”

February 17, 2011 – Patricia Hatch, “Including Female Voices: Raising Awareness”

February 24, 2011 – “Insung Ko: God as Mother, focusing on the book of Isaiah”

March 3, 2011 – Casey Conway, “The Youth-Led Interfaith Movement”

March 10, 2011 – Rev. Shandi Mawokomatanda, “Between Babel and Pentecost: Principles and Practices for Moving from Coexistence to Communion in Multicultural Communities”

March 24, 2011 – Christine Nakyeyune, “Considering the Self: The Self in Realizing the Potentials for Women”

March 31, 2011 – Shirley Paulson, “Celebrating Women’s History Month: Mary Baker Eddy”

April 7, 2011 – Dr. Shelly Rambo, Maya Dietz, and Irene Willis, “On the Front Lines: Women, Faith, and the Military”

April 14, 2011 – Rev. Hope Luckie, “Spiritual Ecumenism in University Chaplaincy”

April 21, 2011 – Annah Undenge, “African Women and Challenges of Domestic Violence”

April 28, 2011 – Jennifer Quigley, “Inclusive Wedding Liturgies: From Obedience to Partnership”

May 5, 2011 – Dr. Walter Fluker, “THE MLK-IDEAL: Where Do We Go From Here?”

2009-2010

September 17, 2009 – Marla Marcum, “New Spiritual Disciplines in Covenant with God, Creation and Future Generations”

September 24, 2009 – Deborah Chi, “Is desiring for ‘Perfect’ futile?”

October 1, 2009 – Kasey Cox, “Building Peace: The Value of Women & Education (Reflections on Three Cups of Tea)”

October 8, 2009 – Arthur Koh Swee-Leong, “Women In Our Lives”

October 15, 2009 – Dr. Anjulet Tucker, “So you Want a Ph.D? Tips for Women Considering a Career in the Academy”

October 22, 2009 – Rev. Annie Britton, “The ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of BEing the Inclusive Church” &

Tallessyn Grenfell-Lee, “The Way We Are Created: Eco-feminist Explorations of Bodily Hair”

November 5, 2009 – Rev. Samuel Johnson, “The Relationship between Global and Feminist Theology and Pedagogy”

November 12, 2009 – Dr. Jennifer Knust, “Counting Time: On Being a ‘Young’ Woman in the (Christian) Academy”

November 19, 2009 – Patricia Hatch, “From Seeker to Inspirational Preacher: One Women’s Journey” February 4, 2010 – Joy Perkett, “Domestic Violence: Not Just a Women’s Issue”

February 11, 2010 – Rachel Vogelzang, “Notes of Faith”

February 18, 2010 – Tendy Moyo: “Jesus and the Gospels: Art and Music Meditation”

February 25, 2010 – Philomena Hare: “Rural Salvadorian Women – Uncelebrated Strengths”

March 18, 2010 – Rev. Victoria Glaskell, “Yea, the Work of our Hands: Traditional Craft as Spiritual Practice and Sanity-Saving Product”

March 25, 2010 – Dr. Karen Westerfield Tucker, “When the Cradle is Empty: Rites for Miscarriage and Stillbirth”

April 1, 2010 – Caleb Acton, “Appropriation or Appreciation: Where Do We Draw the Line? AKA Cautions Against Presumptuous Borrowing”

April 8, 2010 – Rev. Jean Halligan Vandergrift, “Changing Church: Why should we and how?”

April 15, 2010 – Chihoon Jeong: “Not Aid, Trade: My Fair-Trade Campaign Experiences in Korea”

April 22, 2010 – Dean Mary Elizabeth Moore, “Women in Leadership: Charismas and Challenges”

 

Older events

April 2, 2009 – Lauren Nofsinger, “Mary Baker Eddy: Her Significance for Women and the Church”

October 4, 2007 – Rev. Newsome-Camara, “Experiencing Shekinah”

February 1, 2007 – Women in the Public Eye

February 14, 2006 – Dr. Gina Cogan, “The Ordination of Women in Buddhism”

January 26, 2006 – Eriko Sase, “I Don’t Want to be Troublesome to my Family”

February 9, 2006 – Rev. Laurel Scott, “Interesting and Surprising Things About Urban Ministry”

February 2, 2006 – Q&A with Rev. Aida Irizarry-Fernandez

February 23, 2006 – Sakena Young-Skaggs, “AME Preaching Women: Sisters in the Spirit”

March 23, 2006 – Dr. Karen Westerfield Tucker, “A Reflection on 28 Years of Parish Ministry, Campus Ministry, and The University”

April 20, 2006 – Dr. Shelly Rambo, “Inclusive Language”

November 28, 2005 – Michael J. Fulhage, “Accidental Exclusion?”

October 20, 2005 – Dr. Jennifer Knust, “Abandoned to Lust: Sexual Slander and Ancient Christianity”

November 17, 2005 – Susan Amick, Relaxation and Guided Imagery