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Simpson Lectures 2020

February 10 - February 13

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Date Event Time Location Information Live Stream
Monday
Feb 10
2020

Lecture #1

Topic: ‘All the feels’ – how to think (theologically) about feeling and why it matters for emotionally literate ministry, preaching and worship. How different eras of church history, different denominational traditions and different cultural traditions read and show emotion in their practices.

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Rev. Dr. Doug Gay Live Stream Available
Reception 8:30pm – 9:00pm
Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Join us for a reception following the evening lecture.  
Tuesday
Feb 11
2020


ADC Breakfast 8:30 am – 10:30 am Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Registration Required  
Red Couch Conversation 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Rev. Dr. Doug Gay and Dr. Anna Robbins Live Stream Available
Preaching Workshop

Topic: “Preachers!- Understanding and Caring for Your Voice”

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons
Dr. Christianne Rushton
Director, School of Music
Acadia University
Live Stream Available
Workshop

“Preaching and Plagiarism”

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons
Rev. Dr. Danny Smith
Lead Pastor
Middleton Baptist Church
Live Stream Available
Doctor of Ministry Supper 4:45pm – 6:00pm Locaiton: TBA Join Dr. Stuart Blythe to learn about how an ADC Doctor of Ministry Degree can equip you to serve.
Registration Required.
 
Lecture #2

Topic: ‘Stir It Up’
Effective, Affective, Reflective Practice in Worship + Preaching. Healthy and unhealthy suspicions of rhetoric and ‘manipulation’. Exploring how this relates to new forms of visual and virtual rhetoric.

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Rev. Dr. Doug Gay Live Stream Available
Wednesday
Feb 12
2020
Worship Service 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Manning Memorial Chapel Preacher: Rev. Dr. Doug Gay  
Community Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Acadia Divinity College $4 suggested donation  
Public Lecture
God, Scotland and the Politics of Nationalism”
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Join Rev. Dr. Doug Gay and members of the Acadia University Politics Department for a lecture and panel discussion. Live Stream Available
Lecture #3

Topic: Feels Like Mission? – finding ‘new ways to touch the hearts of all’ (Iona Community). Preaching and worship as part of the church’s mission in cultures marked by ‘populism’, divided by connectivity and obsessed by celebrity

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons Rev. Dr. Doug Gay Live Stream Available

 

All times listed in Atlantic Standard Time (AST -0400)

ABOUT THE LECTURER

Rev. Dr. Doug Gay

Rev. Dr. Doug Gay
Principal of Trinity College, Glasgow
Lecturer in Practical Theology

Doug joined Theology and Religious Studies in October 2005 after PhD studies in New College, Edinburgh under Will Storrar and David Fergusson. He holds an MA degree in Modern History and International Politics from the University of St Andrews and a BD from the University of Glasgow. Doug is an ordained minister who trained for ministry in the Church of Scotland and worked as a Church of Scotland minister for two years, before spending six years working in Hackney, East London as a minister of the United Reformed Church. He has worked as a religious columnist for The Times and is also active as a hymnwriter and liturgist.

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February 10
End:
February 13
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Acadia University
15 University Ave
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6 Canada
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Phone:
9025852218
Website:
www.acadiau.ca