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Tuesday, October 13 | History of the Appenzellers

2–5 p.m. Registration/Check-in
3–4 p.m. Welcome Reception, Honoring Emeriti Faculty
4–6 p.m. Plenary Lecture

  • “Henry and Ella Appenzeller: Mission, Christianity, Exchange” with Dr. Morris Davis, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Drew Theological School

  • “Anamnesis” with the Rev. Myoung Kyoung Lee, President of KANSCU (Korea Association of Nondenominational Schools of Christian Universities)

6–7 p.m. Anniversary Dinner Honoring the Classes of 1965 and 1990, Celebrating their 50th and 25th Reunions
7:30–9:30 p.m. Oh Henry! A Musical About Henry Appenzeller by Mark Miller, Associate Professor of Church Music and Composer in Residence, Drew Theological School

Wednesday, October 14 | Implications/Legacy of the Missionary Movement

6 a.m. Morning Prayer
8 a.m. Bible Study 

  • “The ‘Seven Last Words of the Cross’ or Calvary’s Three Forgotten Stories?” with the Rev. Dr. Leonard Sweet, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, Drew Theological School

9:15–10:45 a.m. Workshop Session I

  • Deep Water in Serving People . . . Don’t Forget . . . We Will Remember
    The Rev. Myoung Kyoung Lee, President of KANSCU

  • Christian Mission and African LGBTQ Lives: Discussion of God Loves Uganda Documentary
    Dr. Kenneth Ngwa, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible, Drew Theological School
    The Rev. Dr. Traci West, James W. Pearsall Professor of Christian Ethics and African American Studies, Drew Theological School

  • The Challenge of Educating Missionaries’ Children as a Test Case for Assessing the Risks and Realities of Cultural Imperialism in Christian Mission: The History of the Anglo-European Missionary Movement meets the Future of the Korean Missionary Movement
    Dr. Chris Boesel, Associate Professor of Christian Theology, Drew Theological School

  • Unexpected Waves of Witness in Asia
    The Rev. Dr. David Goatley, Executive Officer of Lott Carey

11 a.m.–noon Plenary Lecture

  • “Mission Impossible? Reimagining a Credible Mission for Today” with
    Dr. Wesley Ariarajah, Professor Emeriti of Ecumenical Theology, Drew Theological School

Noon Community Lunch
Featuring a gathering of PREP (Partnership for Religion and Education in Prisons) faculty, students and alums

1:30–2:30 p.m. Plenary Lecture

  • “When Historical Reality Changes, Mission Changes” with the Rev. Dr. José Duque, Columbian Methodist Theologian and Missiologist

2:45 –3:45 p.m. Panel Conversation: Gender and Global Christianities

  • Dr. Elaine Padilla, Moderator
  • Dr. Kenneth Ngwa

  • Dr. Althea Spencer-Miller

  • The Rev. Dr. Judy Y. Chung

  • Ms. Harriette Olson

4–5:30 p.m. Workshop Session II

  • Deep Water in Serving People . . . Don’t Forget . . . We Will Remember
    The Rev. Myoung Kyoung Lee, President of KANSCU

  • Christian Mission and African LGBTQ Lives: Discussion of God Loves Uganda Documentary
    Dr. Kenneth Ngwa, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible, Drew Theological School
    The Rev. Dr. Traci West, James W. Pearsall Professor of Christian Ethics and African American Studies, Drew Theological School

  • The Challenge of Educating Missionaries’ Children as a Test Case for Assessing the Risks and Realities of Cultural Imperialism in Christian Mission: The History of the Anglo-European Missionary Movement meets the Future of the Korean Missionary Movement
    Dr. Chris Boesel, Associate Professor of Christian Theology, Drew Theological School

  • Unexpected Waves of Witness in Asia
    The Rev. Dr. David Goatley, Executive Officer of Lott Carey

6 p.m. Dinner
Featuring the presentation of the 2015 Distinguished Service Award winner

7:30 p.m. Closing Worship: “The Emmaus Emmy”

  • The Rev. Dr. Leonard Sweet, Preacher
  • The Rev. Myoung Kyoung Lee, Presider

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