THE FELLOWSHIP OF SOUTH CAROLINA BISHOPS DIALOGUE

Presented by: The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops and the University of South Carolina Center for Civil Rights History and Research

 

Saturday, October 30, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.

Love is the Way: The Cost of Beloved Community

 

Featuring Keynote Speaker: The Most Reverend Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church

 

Hosted by: Dr. Bobby Donaldson, Associate professor of History and Director of the Center for Civil Rights History and Research

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ABOUT LOVE IS THE WAY

Walk the path of love with one of the warmest, most beloved spiritual leaders of our time, and learn how to put faith into action.

As the descendant of slaves and the son of a civil rights activist, Bishop Michael Curry’s life illustrates massive changes in our times. Much of the world met Bishop Curry when he delivered his sermon on the redemptive power of love at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle. Here, he expands on his message of hope in an inspirational road map for living the way of love, illuminated with moving lessons from his own life. Through the prism of his faith, ancestry, and personal journey, Love Is the Way shows us how America came this far and, more important, how to go a whole lot further.

The way of love is essential for addressing the seemingly insurmountable challenges facing the world today: poverty, racism, selfishness, deep ideological divisions, competing claims to speak for God. This book will lead readers to discover the gifts they need in order to live the way of love: deep reservoirs of hope and resilience, simple wisdom, the discipline of nonviolence, and unshakable regard for human dignity.

LOCATION

The University of South Carolina
Conference Center
Capstone Hall
902 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Registration Deadline
October 15, 2021
There is no cost. However, seating is limited.

*Please note that this event will follow the University’s Pandemic Protocols.

SCHEDULE

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9:00 a.m.

WELCOME

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9:10 a.m.

INTRODUCTION TO THE DAY AND BISHOP CURRY

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9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address: Love is the Way: The Cost of Beloved Community

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9:45 a.m.

Q&A WITH BISHOP CURRY

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10:15 a.m.

BREAK

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10:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion on question: What do faith communities need to know to bring about beloved community?

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11:30 a.m.

Closing remarks

THE FELLOWSHIP OF SOUTH CAROLINA BISHOPS

Members include

The Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone, Bishop
Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston

The Reverend Canon Ruth Woodliff-Stanley
Bishop-elect of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina

The Rt. Rev. Andrew Waldo, Bishop
Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

The Rev. Samuel L. Green Sr., Presiding Bishop
African Methodist Episcopal Church, 7th Episcopal District

Bishop Mildred B. Hines, Bishop
AME Zion Church, South Atlantic Episcopal District

Bishop James B. Walker, Presiding Bishop
7th Episcopal District, The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

The Rev. Ginny Aebischer, Bishop
South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

The Rev. L. Jonathan Holston, Resident Bishop
South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church

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