Perkins Fall Convocation




Monday, November 11

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Registration, Resource Fair and Book Table  HPUMC* 
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Opening Worship HPUMC 
2:45 to 3:15 p.m. 

Plenary with Samira Izadi Page
"What is mission in the 21st century?"

3:15 to 3:30 p.m.  Break   
3:30 to 4 p.m. Global Music with IziBongo HPUMC 
4 to 4:30 p.m. 

Plenary with Célestin Musekura
"What is mission in the 21st century?"

4:30 to 5 p.m.  Q & A with Célestin Musekura and Samira Izadi Page  HPUMC 
 5 - 7 p.m.  Dinner on your own  
7:30 to 9 p.m. "Travel as a Spiritual Act"
Plenary with Rick Steves followed by Q & A
$15 registration required for non-full-conference attendees.

McFarlin Auditorium
SMU Campus

9 to 9:30 p.m.  Book signing with Rick Steves  McFarlin Auditorium
SMU Campus 


Tuesday, November 12

8:30 to 9 a.m.  Morning devotions with Jack Levison HPUMC 
9 to 10:15 a.m. 

Plenary with Rick Steves
"Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Guatemala and Ethiopia"

10:15 to 10:45 a.m. 

Mid-morning Break and Book Table
Book signing with Jack Levison, Célestin Musekura and Samira Izadi Page

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.  Morning Workshops HPUMC 
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Lunch HPUMC 
1 to 2 p.m.  Afternoon Workshops  HPUMC 
2 to 2:15 p.m.  Break   
2:15 to 3:30 p.m. 

Plenary with Rick Steves
"The Holy Land: The Importance of 'Dual Narrative' Travels in Israel and Palestine"

3:30 to 4 p.m.  Panel with Musekura, Page, and Steves HPUMC
4 p.m.  Fall Convocation officially ends  
4:15 to 5 p.m.  Rick Steves Unscripted  HPUMC
 6 to 8 p.m.   Distinguished Alumni/ae Award Banquet
Additional $50 fee required.
Registration details coming soon.
 The Great Hall
Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
SMU Campus

*HPUMC = Highland Park United Methodist Church (3300 Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75205) Room details coming soon.



Questions about the event? Call (214) 768-3664.


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