Tipple-Vosburgh Lectures and Alumni Reunion.


Tipple-Vosburgh Lectures and Theological School Alumni Reunion

Join us for the 2018 Tipple-Vosburgh Lectures and Theological School Alumni Reunion featuring Connecting Thought with Action: A Social Justice Forum presented by the Henry Luce Foundation, October 2–4 at Drew University.

Be a part of a new collaboration to generate ideas from thought leaders and form coalitions with activist organizations and justice artists as we expand the work in social justice historically done by our Theological School.

Featured Presenters

Subject to change.

Keynote Conversations

  • Brian McLaren, speaker, activist, author of The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion Is Seeking a Better Way to Be a Christian (Convergent Books, 2017)
  • Karen Oliveto C’80, G’91,’02, Bishop, United Methodist Church, Western Jurisdictional Conference

Panel Discussions

  • Liz. S. Alexander, founder and principal consultant, She Dreams of Freedom Consulting Group
  • Ernest Brooks III, CEO and executive director, Academy of Preachers, Inc.
  • Joshua Mitchell, minister to youth and college students, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, Houston
  • Candice Nunn
  • John Vaughn, executive vice president, Auburn Seminary
  • Rebecca Wilcox

Protest Artists

  • Samuel Arroyo, pastor, First United Methodist Church, Hightstown, New Jersey
  • Charon Hribar T’16, director of cultural strategies, Kairos Center
  • Melanie C. Jones, visiting instructor of ethics, theology and culture, Brite Divinity School and co-curator, #MillennialWomanism Digital Forum
  • Mark Miller, associate professor of church music, Drew Theological School
  • Abby Mohaput, doctoral student, Drew Theological School
  • Yoruba Richen, filmmaker
  • Linda Sarsour, political activist, former executive director, Arab American Association of New York
  • Candace Simpson, faith and justice educator, United Methodist Women
  • Cynthia A. Wilson, associate general secretary at discipleship ministries, United Methodist Church

Emerging Schedule


Coming soon!