New Date for the November Stated Meeting!        

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to adjust the date of the November Stated Meeting.  Please plan to gather at First Presbyterian Church in Williamsburg on Saturday, November 12 from 10 am to 3 pm

dorothy-b-vickeryFeatured educator and preacher is the Reverend Dr. Jennifer Lord, The Dorothy B. Vickery Professor of Homiletics and Liturgical Studies at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Her work focuses on liturgical theology informing preaching, presiding/worship leadership, spirituality, and renewal of Sunday worship practices.  In addition, and in relation to these liturgical foci, she researches and presents on pilgrimage, liminality studies, and women’s voice in preaching and liturgical leadership.

Current book projects include: Pilgrimage: A Lenten DevotionalThe Sunday Sermon: A Liturgical HomileticPreaching the Revised Common LectionaryWalk It Out: Pilgrimage, Liminality, and Meaning; and Another Year With the Orthodox: Questions for a Liturgical Spirituality.  Her book Finding Language and Imagery: Words for Holy Speech (Fortress Press, Elements of Preaching Series) was published in 2009 and is forthcoming for the Chinese Christian Literature Conference. She was a contributing author for New Proclamation on Feasts, Holy Days and Other Celebrations (Augsburg Fortress, 2007).