Theologian in Residence/Visiting Scholar in Religion

Since 2000,

the Lawrence Theologian in Residence/Visiting Scholar in Religion program has brought the academic and faith communities together with an acclaimed speaker to address issues and questions of faith. ECM is a sponsor of this program, along with First Presbyterian Church, Plymouth Congregational Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, First United Methodist Church, KU Religious Studies, and Haskell Indian Nations University.

“RELIGION IN THE AGE OF TRUMP”

March 24-26, 2019

A Program with 2019 Visiting Scholar Dr. James K. Wellman, Jr.,

Chair, Comparative Religion Program

and Term Professor, Initiative for Global Christian Studies, Jackson School of International Studies and the

University of Washington


Presentations in Lawrence (free and open to the public)


Sunday, March 24

●  Preaching at 8:30 &11:00 Services; 9:45 am: Adult Forum, at

First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway

● “Trends in American Religion,” 6:30 pm (flexible w/ NCAA schedule) at

First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont


Monday, March 25

● “Conversation on the Megachurch,” Location & Time TBA

● “Religion, Nationalism, and Violence” 3:30-500 pm, at

Haskell Indian Nations University, Parker Hall, Rm. 127

“Religion in the Age of Trump,” 7:00 pm at

Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont


Tuesday, March 26

●  Classroom Presentations at KU, Department of Religious Studies,

  Smith Hall, 1300 Oread Avenue

    • 10:00 – 11:00   Graduate Colloquium, with Dr. Molly Zahn

    • 11:00 – 12:15   Religion in American Society, with Dr. Tim Miller


Sponsored by:

Ecumenical Campus Ministries (ECM), First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church, Plymouth Congregational Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, First United Methodist Church, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Presbytery of No. KS, KU Religious Studies, Haskell Indian Nations University and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation.


Information: kent@firstpreslawrence.org; 785-843-4171, www.firstpreslawrence.org