Ten Candler faculty and staff members will headline Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church’s upcoming summer lecture series, “Prayer in Word, Tradition, and Practice.” The lectures will take place on Sunday mornings from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. in Glenn’s Ward Fellowship Hall. The sessions are free and open to the public. The schedule is below.

June 10:  Barbara Day Miller, Associate Dean Emerita of Worship and Music: “Prayer as a Part of Worship”

June 17: Susan E. Hylen, Associate Professor of New Testament: “The Lord’s Prayer—Part 1”

June 24:  Susan E. Hylen: “The Lord’s Prayer—Part 2”

July 1:  E. Brooks Holifield, Charles Howard Candler Professor Emeritus of American Church History: “Liberal Protestant View of Prayer: Schleiermacher”

July 8: M. Patrick Graham, former director of Pitts Theology Library and Margaret A. Pitts Professor Emeritus of Theological Bibliography: “The Wealth and Poverty of Prayer: Moral Foundations of Prayer in the Hebrew Bible”  

July 15: Steven J. Kraftchick, Professor in the Practice of New Testament Interpretation: “Paul’s Pastoral Prayers”

July 22:  Don Saliers, Theologian-in-Residence and William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship, Emeritus: “Prayers as Song”

July 29:  Won Chul Shin 13T 22G: “Protesting Prayer”

August 5:  Thomas W. Elliott Jr., Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology: “Wesleyan Prayer”

August 12:  Claire Asbury Lennox, Candler Communications Specialist: “Spiritual Writing as Prayer”

August 19: Joel M. LeMon, Associate Professor of Old Testament: “…Amen”  

Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church is located on the campus of Emory University, at 1660 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30307.