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Dr. Will Willimon in Toronto - The Calling of Christians Today

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Grace Church on-the-Hill

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The Calling of Christians Today: Christian Vocation in an Anxious Age

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Grace Church on-the-Hill will be hosting the Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019. Dr. Willimon will be conferencing with clergy, laity and those discerning their calling and vocation on Saturday (9:30am – 3:30pm) and preaching at the 10am Sunday Eucharist.

Tickets are $50 (students $25) including lunch. Plan for a day of insight and thought provoking ideas about vocation in the 21st century.

For more information: contact Maria at mling@gracechurchonthehill.ca 416-488-7884

Schedule for the day: (subject to change)

Registration: 9:00am onwards

Morning Prayer: 9:45-10am

Session 1: 10am - 11:30am

The joy of being Christian in the here and now. - How can Christians live out our calling in the present age that is full of skepticism and anxiety?

Sandwich Lunch 11:30am - 12:30pm (Book signing during lunch)

Session 2: 12:45pm - 2:15pm

How can clergy/the church help and guide Christians to find their baptismal vocation?(Talk and Q&A within that block of time)

Closing Service: 2:30pm-3:30pm (short meditation)

The Reverend Dr. William H. Willimon is Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at the Divinity School, Duke University. He served eight years as Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church, where he led the 157,000 Methodists and 792 pastors in North Alabama. For twenty years prior to the episcopacy, he was Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

The Reverend Dr. William H. Willimon is Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at the Divinity School, Duke University. He served eight years as Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church, where he led the 157,000 Methodists and 792 pastors in North Alabama. For twenty years prior to the episcopacy, he was Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

He is the author of sixty books. His Worship as Pastoral Care was selected as one of the ten most useful books for pastors in 1979 by the Academy of Parish Clergy. Over a million copies of his books have been sold. In 1996, an international survey conducted by Baylor University named him one of the Twelve Most Effective Preachers in the English-speaking world.

His newest book is Accidental Preacher: A Memoir published by Eerdmans 2019

For more information visit http://willwillimon.com/

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