2017 Annual BH&HS Conference Program Information

The 2017 annual conference of the Baptist History and Heritage Society is June 1-3 at First Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia.

Go to: Main Conference Page / Registration / Lodging

All events will be held in the Fellowship Hall / Storey Chapel building unless otherwise indicated.

See program overview below. (Full program will be posted in May.)

Thursday, June 1:

3:00 PM  Registration begins
4:15 PM  Campus Tour
5:00 PM  Fellowship of Baptist Historians Dinner. Guest Speaker: Pamela Durso, executive director, Baptist Women in Ministry.
7:00 PM  Plenary Session. Featured Speaker: Carol Holcomb Crawford, “Eli Moore Townsend and the Problem of Southern Progressivism”

Friday, June 2:

8:00 AM  Welcome
8:20 AM – 12:30 PM  Breakout Sessions (see below for details)
12:40 PM – 2:00 PM  Awards Luncheon and Business Session
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Tour: Kiokee Baptist Church historical site
7:00 PM  Plenary Session. Featured Speaker: Bruce Gourley, “Mystery and Surprise: Re-imagining Local Church History”

Saturday, June 3

9:00 AM  Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 AM   A Conversation about Baptist Identity
10:15– 11:45 AM  Panel Discussion, “Local Church History: The Relationship Between Church and Community.” Panelists: Gary Burton, John Finley, Bruce Gourley, Doug Weaver
Noon — Conference over

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Breakout Sessions: Friday, June 2

Breakout session program