Preparing for Lent/Easter with Prof. Lisa L. Thompson
Got Sermon?, Union’s lectionary study series, brings the talents of our faculty to our alumni/ae, students, and neighbors who primarily pastor congregations.
This semester, please join us for Preparing for Lent-Easter with Dr. Lisa Thompson, Assistant Professor of Homiletics, Dr. Aliou Niang, Associate Professor of New Testament, Dr. Andrea C. White, Associate Professor of Theology & Culture, and Dr. Alan Cooper, Elaine Ravich Professor of Jewish Studies and Provost of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Visiting Professor of Jewish Interpretation, Union Theological Seminary.
8:30 am: Registration
9:00 am: Opening Devotions
9:15 am: Study of Old Testament Lectionary Texts for the Lenten-Easter Season, Year B; with Alan Cooper
10:45 am: Break
11:00 am: Plenary Session with Andrea White: “Giving up Religion and Politics for Lent” (Isa. 50:4-9a; Phil. 2:5-11)
12:30 pm: Lunch
1:30 pm: Study of New Testament Lectionary Texts for the Lenten-Easter Season, Year B; with Aliou Niang
3:00 pm: Break
3:15 pm: Homiletics Methods and Practice (Preaching Lent-Easter) with Lisa Thompson
4:45 pm: Closing Devotions
The cost of the event includes lunch and light refreshments. Event registration closes on Wednesday, February 7.