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Faculty on the Road

Members of the School of Divinity faculty take their academic and ministerial passions to cities across the country. Below is a list of upcoming destinations of our faculty. Want to meet with a faculty member who will be in your area? Click here for our faculty’s contact information.

Gail R. O'Day | Dean and Professor of New Testament and Preaching
Date Location Details
Friday, September 12, 2014* Seminary Stewardship Alliance Fall Gathering; Centenary United Methodist Church; Winston-Salem, NC Evening Lecture (*for Alliance members only)
Thursday-Sunday, October 23 – 26, 2014 Spirituality and Lifelong Learning Course; Montreat Conference Center; Montreat, NC “Food and Garden Spirituality in the New Testament”; course is sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary
Friday, January 16, 2015 Clergy Day; Diocese of Lexington; Lexington, KY Presenter
Sunday, February 22 2015 Trinity Episcopal Church; Asheville, NC Worship Leader, 8am and 10:45am services; Adult Forum Leader, 9:30am
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Women in Leadership in Higher Education; Candler School of Theology’s Centennial Celebration; Atlanta, GA Panelist
Saturday-Sunday, March 21 – 22, 2015 Northminister Baptist Church; Jackson, MS Adult Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School; Rochester, NY J.C. Wynn Lecturer
Fred Bahnson | Director, Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative
Date Location Details
August 10, 2014 Junaluska Signature Series; Lake Junaluska, NC Lecture; 7:00pm
September 18 Trinity University; Hartford, CT Visiting Writer Talk & Reading; 4:30pm
September 19-20 Nourish New Haven Conference, Yale Divinity School; New Haven, CT Keynote
September 28 Christ Church; Raleigh, NC Adult Forum
October 15 UNC Asheville; Asheville, NC Reading and Visiting Writer Talk
February 28, 2015 Search for Meaning Book Festival; Seattle University; Seattle WA  
June 8-10 Summer Leadership Conference; Pittsburgh Theology Seminary; Pittsburgh, PA Joint Talks on Food and Faith with Norman Wirzba
Jill Y. Crainshaw | Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology
Date Location Details
Every Fourth Wednesday Heritage Woods Independent Living Community; Winston-Salem, NC Leader, Worship and Eucharist Celebration, 11:00am
October 10, 2014 2014 Faith and Health Summit of the North Carolina Council of Churches; Ardmore Baptist Church; Winston-Salem, NC Keynote Address
Derek Hicks | Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture
Date Location Details
November 4 – 5, 2014 Southeastern Baptist Seminary; Wake Forest, NC Page Lectures; 10:00am
Mark Jensen | Teaching Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology
Date Location Details
September 19-24, 2014 Partnership Gathering of AMOS Health and Hope; Managua, Nicaragua  
October 1, 8, 14, 22; November 5, 2014 College Park Baptist Church; Greensboro, NC Study Facilitator, “Food, Faith, and Health”
November 6, 2014 Tennessee Hospital Association, Pastoral Care; Nashville, TN Presentation, “Chaplain as Theologian in the Valley of the Shadow”
Bill J. Leonard | Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History
Date Location Details
October 6, 2014 Craddock Center; Cherry Hill, GA Lecture, 9:00am – 12:00pm
November 1-2, 2014 First Community Church; Southborough, MA Lecture [November 1]: Religious Experience in New England from Edwards to Emerson; Preaching at 150th Anniversary Service [November 2]
January 18, February 15, March 15, March 29, April 5, 2015 Myers Park Baptist Church; Charlotte, NC Worship Leader, 11:00am
February 7-8, 2015 First Baptist Church; Auburn, AL Lecture [February 7] and Preaching [February 8]
Michelle Voss Roberts | Associate Professor of Theology
Date Location Details
August 3, 2014 Winston-Salem’s Interfaith Journeys Breakfast; Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center; Winston-Salem, NC Featured Presenter; 8:00 – 9:30am
August 8, 2014 Methods and Criteria for Comparative Theology Conference; University of Paderborn (Germany) “Embodiment in Comparison: Thinking-Feeling with Abhinavagupta”
September 7, 2014 Book Signing and Talk; Barnes and Noble; Winston-Salem, NC “Emotion and Religion: An Interfaith Perspective,” referencing her latest book, Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion (Fordham University Press, 2014)
September 18, 2014 In My Backyard: Faith and Current Events; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; Winston-Salem, NC Speaker; “Being Christian When Money Rules”; 12:15pm, Colhoun Room (bring your own lunch; beverages provided)