Turner Memorial Lecture Series 2014

Past and Future Church: From the Ends of the Earth to Our Doorstep


Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon is an internationally-recognized scholar and leader in the ecumenical movement. He is past General Secretary of the National Council of Churches and current Visiting Professor of Ecumenical Collaboration in Interreligious Dialogue at Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry. He has written man books, most recently, Can a Renewal Movement be Renewed? Questions for the Future of Ecumenism

Rev.Carol Howard Merritt

Rev. Carol Howard Merritt is a nationally sought-after speaker and preacher, the author of two books (The Tribal Church and Reframing Hope), and the cohost of God Complex Radio. She is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and currently writes at her Tribal Church blog, which is hosted by Christian Century.

Pricing Registration

General Registration before 9/12: $110
General Registration after 9/12: $130

Retired Clergy: $85
ClergySpouse/Partner: $85
Seminary Student: Free

Tuesday Box Lunch: $11

  1. Printable Registration Form
  2. Register Online with debit/credit card
Lectureship Schedule Lodging Options
Monday, October 6
1:00 pm Registration in Cole Hall
1:30 Gathering & Opening Worship
2:30 Lecture
3:30 Q & A
4:00 Break
4:15 Lecture
5:15 Q & A
5:45 Break for evening
6:30 No-Host Meet & Greet at local restaurant

Tuesday, October 7
8:45 am Coffee / Refreshments
9:00 Opening Worship
9:30 Lecture
10:30 Q & A
11:00 Regional Perspectives—Bill Robey
11:45 Lunch
1:00 Lecture
2:00 Q & A
2:30 Break
2:45 Workshops
4:00 Worship
5:00 Dinner Break
7:00 Discussion Group at Conference Hotel**

Wednesday, October 8
8:45 am Coffee / Refreshment
9:00 Lecturers Respond
10:30 Worship

(Subject to change)

Rooms for Lecture attendees are blocked under "Turner Lectures." Reservations must be made by September 10th to obtain special rates.

** Be sure to inquire about AAA or AARP memberships that might save you more money!

Comfort Suites
(509) 249-1900
3702 Fruitvale Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98902

(1 person) $99.95
(2 persons) $119.95

2 Queen
(1 person) $109.95
(2 persons) $119.95

Oxford Inn
(509) 457-4444
1603 E. Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA 98901

2 Queen $85.00

Oxford Suites
(509) 457-9000
1701 E. Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA 98901

King $109.00


Englewood Christian Church, Yakima, Wa