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Perkins Fall Convocation: Speak Up! Keynote Speakers

Perkins Fall Convocation

An amazing lineup filled awaits attendees at the Perkins Fall Convocation, November 15-16, 2021. With the theme, Speak Up! Stories for a New Day, the hybrid event features storytelling, music, dance, worship, conversation, top-notch resources and riveting speakers.  Attend virtually or in-person at Highland Park United Methodist Church. Visit the event page for more information and to register here.

Click the names below to read preview Q&As with each of the Fall Convocation keynote speakers:

Amy-Jill Levine of Vanderbilt Divinity School offers her take on the Parables of Jesus.

Lillian Daniel, pastor and author of When ‘Spiritual But Not Religious’ Is Not Enough, discusses how the pandemic is changing the way we tell stories in church.

Patrick B Reyes, Chicano educator, administrator and institutional strategist, describes how closing the “purpose gap” means embracing life as a community.