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Mathews Symposium Event

Transforming the Legacy: People of the Spirit in the 21st Century
A Symposium to Honor the Work and Ministries of
Bishop James Kenneth Mathews and Dean Joseph Wesley Mathews

Host Sponsor -- Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC 20016
December 17-19, 2009

The Symposium Speakers: The convergence of our legacy and the challenges of a new century
  • Bishop John Schol, Resident Bishop, Baltimore-Washington Conference,
    United Methodist Church: The Global Mission Transformed
  • Danny K. Davis, U.S. Congressman 7th Congressional District of Illinois:
    The Challenge of our Times
  • Dr. David McAllister-Wilson, President, Wesley Theological Seminary
    Welcoming Address
  • Dr. William A. Holmes, retired, Baltimore-Washington Conference:
    Two Brothers, One Mission: To Build the Earth
  • Bishop Felton Edwin May, retired, United Methodist Church:
    Urban Mission: Leadership with a Global Vision
  • The Rev. Larry Ward – California: Interfaith Engagement and Cultural Transformation
  • Bishop Susan Morrison, retired, United Methodist Church:
    Bishop Mathews' book: “Eternal Values in a World of Change
  • Dean Bruce C. Birch, retired Dean of Wesley Theological Seminary:
    The Future of Theological Education

The Six Workshop Tracks: Our current engagement and future strategies
  • Urban Mission: Resources and strategies for the 21st century
  • Interfaith Engagement: Beyond dialogue to cultural transformation
  • Environmental Stewardship: Influencing policy through demonstration
  • Global Health: Intervention for achieving measurable objectives
  • Educational Mandates: Methodologies for transforming institutions
  • Corporate Ethics: Responsible utilization of wealth and innovation
Symposium Publications
Transforming the Legacy:
Volume I - The Legacy and the Challenge

Transforming the Legacy:
Volume II - The Response and Future Directions

UMC Article
Article about the conference

Mathews brothers and their works honored
By John W. Coleman Special to the UMConnection
Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church

News from colleagues around the world
Ecumenical Institute and Institute of Cultural Affairs (EI/ICA) -
nstitute of Cultural Affairs International (ICAI) 31 country offices - Website
Institute of Cultural Affairs International (ICAI) - Winds and Waves magazine  
Institute of Cultural Affairs UK - Website 

Publication by Jeannette Stanfield, "Just Checkin' On Ya" 
Transcribe Books , John Baggett Books 
Symposium Photos and Video
Photos copyright (c) George W. Ensinger 2009
Symposium Flyer (pdf)