2017 Oreon E. Scott Lectures
The 62nd Oreon E. Scott Lectures will be held April 24-25, 2017, at Bethany College. This year, our lecturer is Brian Mclaren.
Registration for the Lectures opens at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 24, at the Mountainside Conference Center. The day’s events begin at 9:30 a.m. with a greeting, followed by Mclaren’s first presentation.
During free time provided after the Monday afternoon lecture, you can tour Bethany’s two National Historic Landmarks - the Campbell Mansion and Old Main. You can also visit the Disciples of Christ Historical Society. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. in Bethany Memorial Church, followed by a worship service and sermon at the Church.
To register online, click here.
Schedule of Presentations
|Monday, April 24
||The Spiritual Migration
||The Theological Migration
||Campbell Scholars Luncheon
||The Mission Migration
|4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
||Open House at the Disciples of Christ Historical Society
Tours of Campbell Mansion will be available
Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg
President of Bethany College
||Reception with Dr. Rodenberg - Christman Manor at Pendleton Heights
Tuesday, April 25
A Holy Conversation – Rev. Thaddeus B. Allen,
Regional Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
in West Virginia
Part I: Reflections on the Lecture - Implications and Applications
Part II: Open Forum - Issues from the Pastors and the Parishes
||Lunch (in the Dining Hall or a box lunch for the road)