Faculty on the Road

School of Divinity faculty take their academic and ministerial passions to cities across the country, preaching in congregations, presenting at conferences or workshops, meeting with students, and gathering with alumni.


Below is a list of upcoming destinations of our faculty. Want to meet with a faculty member who will be in your area? Read more about our faculty here.


Fred Bahnson

Bahnson is Director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ecological Well-Being.

Date Location Details
March 13, 2019 Brevard College; Brevard, NC Visiting Writer Talk, “Into the Mystic: Writing the Journey, Both Outer & Inner,” 7:00pm
May 2, 2019 First Presbyterian Church; Greensboro, NC God Talks Speaker Series, 6:30pm
May 31 – June 4, 2019
International Symposium,
Ecumenical Patriarchate; Istanbul, Turkey
 Lectures on Soil, Food, and Faith


Joshua Canzona

Canzona is Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs and part-time Assistant Teaching Professor of Theology at the School of Divinity.

Date Location Details
March 1, 2019 “Metaphor, Making, and Mysticism” Mystical Theology Network Conference; Boston College; Boston, MA Paper Presentation, “God from the Machine: Teilhardian Cosmogenesis and Artificial Intelligence”
March 3, 2019 Emmanuel Episcopal Church; Boston, MA Presentation, “Knowledge Dispels Fear: Islam and Islamophobia”


Sally Ann Morris

Morris serves as Musician-in-Residence.

Date Location Details
March 11, 2019 Building Re-Dedication; Vanderbilt University Divinity School; Nashville, TN Hymn Premiere, “God, You Call Us to Be Prophets” (Text: Adam M.L. Tice; Tune: SCHOLA PROPHETARUM)
March 11, 2019 Vanderbilt University Divinity School; Nashville, TN  Workshop, “The Craft of Creating Congregational Hymns and Songs”

Porter Taylor

Taylor serves as Visiting Professor of Episcopal Studies.

Date Location Details
January 20, 2019 St.Francis Episcopal Church; Greensboro, NC Worship Leader
January 27 St. James Episcopal Church; Black Mountain, NC Worship Leader
February 17, 2019 Chapel of the Cross; Chapel Hill, NC Worship Leader
March 7 – 8, 2019 Lake Logan Conference Center; Canton, NC Lenten Retreat Leader
March 31, 2019 Christ Church; Raleigh, NC Worship Leader