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JWW Lectureship Series 2018

May 4-6, 2018

Guest Lecturer: Dr. Miroslav Volf

JWW LECTURESHIP SERIES 2017: Peter Rollins

We are thrilled to have hosted Peter Rollins as the 2017 JWW Lectureship Series lecturer.

It was a full and busy schedule of great conversation and lecture.

See below for audio recordings from the weekend.

JWW LECTURESHIP SERIES: 

James W. White

Rev. Dr. James W. White served First Congregational from 1989 to 2005. His provocative and passionate ministry guided our congregation through a period of renewed witness in this community, encouraging and supporting an engaged spirituality. At every point Jim taught others to enter into a life of faith more fully and more richly, exploring and drawing upon Biblical and historical traditions. He was committed to relating wide-ranging lessons of historic Christian teachings to the complexities of contemporary life. Sharing his enthusiasm for reading and study, Jim often brought to our congregation’s attention thinkers whom he admired, often inviting them to speak from our pulpit for the benefit of our church and the wider community.


Gifts to the James W. White Lectures Endowment are still welcome and can be made to First Congregational Church, noting the James W. White Endowment in the memo section of the check.

LECTURESHIP ARCHIVES

To honor Jim’s ministry and legacy, FCC established the James W. White Endowed Lectures. 

In 2007, the inaugural lecture was given by Bishop John Shelby Spong, followed in subsequent years by Dr. Walter Brueggemann, Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, 

Professor Bernard McGinn, Rev. Dr. Robin Meyers, Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, Sister Joan Chittister, Brian D. McLaren,

John Dominic Crossan, Nadia Bolz-Weber, Bishop Yvette Flunder and this year, Peter Rollins


The recording archives below are in the process of being populated. Watch this space!

  • Peter Rollins

    2017

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  • bishop yvette flunder

    2016

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  • nadia bolz-weber

    2015

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  • John dominic Crossan

    2014

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  • Brian mclaren

    2013

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  • Sister Joan Chittister

    2012

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  • Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

    2011

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  • dr. robin meyers

    2010

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  • bernard mcginn

    2010

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  • dr. amy-jill levine

    2009

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  • dr. walter brueggemann

    2008

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  • bishop john shelby spong

    2007

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