The Savannah North District of the Georgia Conference AME Church will sponsor a Clergy and Lay Theological Symposium on March 2-3, 2018, co-hosted with Payne Theological Seminary and Savannah State University. The Symposium will be held in the New Student Center on the Savannah State University campus. Onsite registration will be available Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.
The Savannah North District has the responsibility to promote the training for clergy and lay. Therefore this symposium will bring clergy and lay together to create a dialog to deal with the many issues that affect our daily lives and confronts every community in our society regardless of social status, race or ethnic group. This symposium will also encourage students to pursue a seminary education and a college education.
There will be three outstanding proclaimers for this symposium, namely Dr. Michael J. Brown, President, Payne Theological Seminary (Friday, March 2, 2018, Worship Service, 7:30 p.m.), Rev. Dr. Betty Holley, Presiding Elder of the Ohio-South Ohio Conference, 3rd Episcopal District (Saturday, March 3, 2018, Morning Worship Service, 8:15 a.m. and Dr. Antipas L. Harris, Pastoral Staff at Presbyterian Church of Norfolk, VA (Saturday, March 3, 2018, Closing Worship Service, 2:30 p.m.
There will be five workshops scheduled throughout Saturday, March 3, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. Presenters for these workshops will be Dr. Michael Brown, Dr. Cheryl D. Dozier, Dr. Antipas Harris, Dr. Otis Johnson, Rep. Carl Gilliard, Ms. Bria Belim, Rev. Dr. Betty Holley, Rev. Dr. Jonetta Prater, Dr. Carolyn Jordan, Rev. Mammie Woodbury and Rev. Dr. Kenneth Cummings.
It is our hope that this symposium will enhance the clergy and laity awareness of the importance of community involvement.
Reverend Dr. Daniel Stevenson
Presiding Elder, Savannah North District.