The 2017 annual conference of the Baptist History and Heritage Society is June 1-3 at First Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia.
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
Breakout Sessions: Friday, June 2