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Bishop Spong delivers many public lectures each year to standing-room-only crowds throughout the world. Under the video below is a schedule of his upcoming appearances.

Published on Jul 9, 2012

Bishop John Shelby Spong’s message might alienate certain types of believers–namely, biblical literalists. But he stands strong in his analysis of the Bible as a symbolic work and calls Christ’s followers today to recognize their teacher as a “boundary-breaker,” not a “blood offering.” This lecture ended Spong’s weeklong lecture on “Re-Claiming the Bible in a Non-Religious World.”

Date
Location
Event
Contact
Sun Dec 28, 2014
ST. PETER’S CHURCH South Street and Miller Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

Sunday Dec 28th

Event:  10.00 a.m.                 

Adult Forum — Parish Hall

Contact:
Tel: 973 538-0555
E-mail: mking@stpetersmorristown.org
Website
Sun Jan 4, 2015
ST. PETER’S CHURCH Parish Hall South Street and Miller Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

Sunday  Jan 4th 

Event:  10.00 a.m.                 

Adult Forum — Parish Hall

973 538-0555
mking@stpetersmorristown.org
Website
Sun Jan 11, 2015
ST. PETER’S CHURCH South Street and Miller Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

Sunday  Jan 11th      

Event: 

10.00 a.m.      Adult Forum — Parish Hall

                                               

11.15 a.m.       Worship Service

Tel: 973 538-0555
E-mail: mking@stpetersmorristown.org
Website
Sun Jan 18, 2015
ST. PETER’S CHURCH South Street and Miller Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

Sunday Jan 18th  2015             

Event:

10.00 a.m.                  Adult Forum — Parish Hall

 

                               

                                

 

                                   

973 538-0555
Mking@stpetersmorristown.org
Website
Sun Jan 25, 2015
ST. PETER’S CHURCH South Street and Miller Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

Sunday Jan 25th                  

Event: 

10.00 a.m.                  Adult Forum — Parish Hall

11.15 a.m.                  Worship Service

Fiona MacLachlan
973 538-0555
Mking@stpeteramorristown.org
Website
Thu Feb 5, 2015
CORAL GABLES CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 3010 Desoto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL33134

Thursday Feb 5th          

Event:

Fri 6.30 p.m.               Registration/Reception                                                  

Fri 7.30 p.m.                Lecture

Megan Korallis
305 448-7421
MeganK@ucc-cgcc.org
Website
Thu Feb 5, 2015
Gables UCC 3010 De Soto Blvd. Coral Gables, FL 33134

An Evening with Bishop John Shelby Spong

The Fourth of Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Reception at 6:00 pm

Book signing in Fellowship Hall

Books will be available for purchase.

Lecture with Q & A in the Sanctuary

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

We warmly welcome back John Shelby Spong, who was the Episcopal Bishop of Newark, New Jersey for twenty-four years before his retirement in 2000. He is one of the leading spokespersons for progressive Christianity and has been featured on 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, FOX News Live, and Extra. We at GablesUCC are honored to have him return to us once again. Purchase your tickets online at gablesucc.org/bishop-spong-2015.

 

Early discount price $20.00 per person if purchased by January 28.

$25.00 per person if purchased after January 28 or at the door.

To pay by check/cash or for more information, please contact Pastor Megan at MeganS@gablesucc.org.

 

Pastor Megan Rev. Megan Smith
(305) 448 7421 ext. 119 FAX (305) 441-1836
MeganS@gablesucc.org
Website
Thu Feb 5, 2015
CORAL GABLES CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 3010 Desoto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL33134

Thursday Feb 5th            

Event:

Thurs  6.30 p.m.                Registration/Reception                                                  

Thurs  7.30 p.m.                Lecture

Megan Korallis
305 448-7421
MeganK@ucc-cgcc.org
Website
Fri Feb 6, 2015
Naples United Church of Christ 5200 Crayton Rd, Naples, Florida 34103

Bishop Spong- Encountering the Fourth Gospel

Schedule

Friday, February 6 – 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Lecture 1: The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic

Saturday, February 7 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lecture 2: Separating John from the other Gospels
Lecture 3: John’s Understanding of the Cross – “He did not die for your sins”

Sunday, February 8
preaching at both services of worship (no ticket required)
9:00 a.m. – John’s Mythological Characters – The Beloved Disciple & the Mother of Jesus
11:00 a.m. – Lazarus and the meaning of Life beyond Death

 

For more information or to purchase tickets,
contact the Naples UCC office at 239.261.5469
or complete and submit the registration form

Earlybird Pricing
Full Weekend: $60
Saturday Only: $45
Friday Only: $20
Patron: $150*

Prices increase on February 1, 2015

*Patron registration includes the full weekend experience plus a special patron event on Saturday

Naples UCC office
239.261.5469
Website
Sat Feb 7, 2015
NAPLES UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 5200 Crayton Road, Naples, FL 34103

Sat & Sun  Feb 7th-8th            

Events:  

Saturday:   9-10.30 a.m.                  Lecture

Saturday:  10.30-10.55 a.m.            Coffee Break

Saturday  11-12.30 p.m.                  Lecture/15 minute book signing

Saturday: 1.30-3 p.m.                      Lecture/book signing

Sunday:    9 a.m.                              Worship Service

Sunday:     11 a.m.                             Worship Service

The Rev. Greg Smith
239-595-3550
greg@sowhatfaith.com
Website
Thu Feb 12, 2015
BRITE DIVINITY SCHOOL TCU Box 298130, Fort Worth, TX 76129 LECTURES WILL BE HELD AT: UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 2720 S. University Drive Fort Worth, TX

Thursday Feb 12th             

Event: 

Thursday   9-10.15 a.m.                 Lecture                  

Thursday  10.45-12 p.m.                Lecture          

 

Eilene Theilig Ph.D.
817-257-7582
e.theilig@tcu.edu
Website
Fri Mar 6, 2015
CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL SEARCH FIRST COMMUNITY CHURCH 377 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43221

Fri,Sat,Sun March 6th-8th      


Events: 

Friday:  7 p.m.                             Lecture

               8.30 p.m.                        Reception/Book Signing

 

Saturday: 9 -10.15 a.m.                  Lecture

               11 – 12.30 a.m                Lecture

 

Sunday:    9.45 a.m.                        Worship Service: North Campus

                                                      3777 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43221

                11 a.m.                           Worship Service: South Campus

                                                       FCC South Campus, 1320 Cambridge Blvd.,

                                                      Columbus, OH 43212

 

The Rev. David Hett
614-488-0681 Cell: 614-204-4522
hettds@fcchurch.com
Website

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