Thank You all for joining us at our first virtual convention! Please find a link to each facebook live post below. Final edit video files will be posted to the website soon.
We are bringing people together in a virtual community from around the world to learn about Swedenborgian spirituality and to worship together.
All events will be taking place on Facebook Live and are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
The stream will also be available on the Home page of “swedenborg.org” however commenting will be limited to Facebook users.
New Addition to the Schedule:
Saturday, June 27 at 12:00 pm EDT
with Terrie Crenshaw, Rev. Gladys Wheaton, Rev. Shada Sullivan, Rev. Anna Woofenden, and Dr. Rebecca Esterson
This session offers reflections and messages on Black Lives Matter, Juneteenth, and decentering whiteness from a Swedenborgian perspective. It includes 8 minutes and 46 seconds of silence in honor of those killed by racialized violence and a liturgical call and response focused on repentance, regeneration, and action.
Viewers are encouraged to bring a candle for the 8 minutes and 46 seconds of silence.
Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts in the comment box throughout the presentation.
Keynote Address by Rev. Dr. George F. Dole titled: “For Heaven’s Sake”
Seven Mini-Courses by:
Rev. Sage Cole – Helen Keller Historian
Rev. Dr. David Fekete – Writer and Theologian
Rev. Rich Tafel – Spiritual Entrepreneur
Rev. Anna Woofenden – Church Planter and Author of This Is God’s Table
As well as the three professors from the Center for Swedenborgian Studies:
Dr. Rebecca Esterson – Assistant Professor in Sacred Texts and Traditions
Dr. Devin Zuber – Associate Professor of American Studies and Literature
Rev. Dr. Jim Lawrence – Dean of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies
including a special service by the teenagers in the Swedenborgian Church Youth League,
will help us create community with the heavenly host.
Join us virtually from June 26–28, 2020.
All Are Welcome.
Follow Annual Swedenborgian Church Convention on Facebook
for the schedule and updates as they become available. www.facebook.com/SwedenborgConvention/