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Mark W. Stamm

Mark W. Stamm

Professor of Christian Worship



Th.D., Boston University, 1995; M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary, 1984; B.S.Ed., Shippensburg University, 1980

Teaching Specialties

Christian worship, rites of Christian initiation

Research Interests

Rites of Christian initiation, the practice of "open communion" in Methodism

Selected Publications

:: Sacraments and Discipleship, Understanding Baptism and the Lord's Supper in a United Methodist Context (Nashville: Discipleship Resources, 2001).
:: Let Every Soul Be Jesus’ Guest, A Theology of the Open Table (Nashville: Abingdon, 2006).
:: Extending the Table, A Guide for a Ministry of Home Communion Serving (Nashville: Discipleship Resources, 2009).

Professional Distinctions

Ordained elder, The  United Methodist Church, North Texas Annual Conference; Abbot, Order of Saint Luke (2000-2008); Convener, Christian Initiation Seminar, North American Academy of Liturgy (2006-2009)