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Fourteenth Institute

“‘Thy Grace Restore, Thy Work Revive’: Revival, Reform, and Revolution in Global Methodism”

Pembroke College, August 12–19, 2018

Attendance: 162 full and associate members

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Attendee List

Plenary Speakers:

Pablo Andiñach
“Being Methodist in Argentina: To Be or Not To Be.”

Albert Jebanesan
“Rethinking Gospel, Mission, and Church in Contemporary Sri Lanka.”

Sarah Lancaster
“Revival and Staying Alive: Spiritual Respiration in John Wesley’s Theology.”

Nichole Phillips
“Immigration, Religion, and the Working Class: Toni Morrison’s Dis(remembering) and the Politics of the New Minority.”

Priscilla Pope-Levison
“A Deaconess Blueprint for the Revival of Global Methodism.”

Plenary Panels:

Reflections on the Reformation

Jonathan Dean
“Articles, Homilies and Liturgies: John Wesley and the English Reformation.”

G. Sujin Pak “John Wesley and the Protestant Reformers on Scripture.”

Ulrike Schuler
“Relation of Methodism to the Protestant Reformation.”

Methodist Connexionalism in Flux

Bishop Ken Carter
“Connexionalism in Flux: The United Methodist Church.”

Very Reverend Dr. Chinonyerem Ekebuisi
“Methodist Connexionalism in Flux: The Nigeria Experience.”

Rev. Dr. Nicola Price-Tebbut
“Connexionalism in Flux (in the British Methodist Context).”

Fernley Hartley Lecture

Dion Forster
“An Understanding of Christian Perfection as African Christian Humanism in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.”

Covenant Service Sermon:

Rev. Dr. Kim Cape

Closing Sermon

Peter Storey
“The Broken – Open Church.”

Working Groups:

1. Biblical Studies (Hebrew Bible / Old Testament)
2. Biblical Studies (New Testament)
3. Ecumenical Studies
4. Interreligious Studies
5. Methodist History
6. Mission and Evangelism
7. Practical Theology
8. Theological Education
9. Theology and Ethics
10. Wesley Studies
11. Worship and Spirituality

*Marked papers were published as proceedings of this Institute in:
Sarah Heaner Lancaster, ed. Thy Grace Restore, Thy Work Revive: Revival, Reform, and Revolution in Global Methodism. Nashville: United Methodist General Board of Higher Education, 2022.