Sisters and Brothers by Other Mothers

Date(s) - 06/11/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

East Dallas Christian Church


Fourteenth Joe A. and Nancy Vaughn Stalcup Lecture on Christian Unity
“Sisters and Brothers by Other Mothers”
Sunday, June 11, 2017 3:00 p.m.
East Dallas Christian Church
Free and open to the public

Bud Smith (c)Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton became the 59th bishop elected in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church and the first female bishop.  In February 2016 she was elected President of Churches Uniting in Christ, an ecumenical organization representing ten Christian denominations and one partner in mission and dialogue working toward unity and reconciliation.  She also serves the wider community as Ecumenical Officer and Endorsing Agent for the CME Church, as Chair of the Family Life Committee of the World Methodist Council, as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Human Development and through membership on the Board of Directors of the World Methodist Evangelism, Inc. and the Pan-Methodist Commission. Bishop Jefferson-Snorton has a BA from Vanderbilt University, a MDiv from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, a MTh from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and the DMin from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.  She provides leadership in higher education as Chair of the Board of Trustees at Miles College (Fairfield, AL) and through membership on the Board of Trustees at the Interdenominational Theological Center and the Advisory Board of Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She is the author of several articles, chapters and book reviews on topics related to pastoral care and ministry.  Recent works include Women Out of Order:  Risking Change and Creating Care in a Multi-Cultural World (2009), co-edited with Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner.