November 8-11, 2021

Join Us In-Person or Online

Virginia Union University
Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center
1500 N. Lombardy Street • Richmond, VA 23220

In-Person & Virtual Experience

Engaging Keynotes
& Breakout Sessions

Nightly Worship
Experience

STVU Student
& Alumni Networking

Please note: face masks and proof of vaccination status are required due to COVID-19 precautions.

2021 Speakers & Presenters

Monday, November 8th


Welcome: Rev. Marco McNeil 


Praise and Worship

7:00 PM


Inaugural Induction 

2021 Wyatt Tee Walker Social Justice Society of Preachers and Prophetic Witnesses 

Rev. Dr. Gregory Howard


Evening Proclamation

7:30 PM– 8:00 PM

Rev. Dr. Ralph West 


Evening Closing & Thanks

Rev. Dr.  John Guns (Dean) 

Tuesday, November 9th


Morning: Praise and Worship

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM


Morning Proclamation

9:10 AM – 9:40 AM

Rev. Dr. Kaiya Jennings


~Break~

9:40 AM – 9:50 AM

Welcome/Overview of Theme


10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Rev. Dr. Gregory Howard


Focus: Authentic Reconciliation

10:15 AM -11:15 AM

Conversation #1

Panelist: Rev. Dr.  Steven Bland, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Rev. Dr. Lakeisha Cook, Rev. Dr. Kendrick Curry
Rev. Dr. Faith Harris - Moderator


Q & A: 
11:15 AM – 11:35 AM


~Break~
11:35 AM – 11:45 AM

Presentation
11:45 AM – 12:45 AM

Presenter: Rev. Dr. Ebony Speakes-Hall


~Lunch (on own)~


The Black Church & HBCUs

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Darren Brandon, Rev. Dr.  James Victor, Dr. Robin Davis, Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, Dr. Mignon Jacobs, Rev. Dr. Leo Whittaker - Moderator 


Evening: Praise & Worship

7:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Recording Artist: Jason Nelson


Evening Proclamation

7:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Rev. Dr. John Guns (Dean)

Wednesday, November 10th 


Morning: Praise and Worship

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM


Morning Proclamation

9:10 AM – 9:40 AM

Rev. Dr. Rudolph McKissick


~Break~

9:40 AM – 9:50 AM


Overview of Theme

9:50 AM – 10:05 AM

Rev. Dr. Patricia Gould-Champ


Focus: Preaching Righteous Rebellion

10:05 AM – 11:05 AM

Conversation #2

Panelist: Rev. D. Ray McKenzie, Rev. James Palmer, Rev. Dr. Lacette Cross, Rev. Dr. Rodney Waller, 

Rev. Dr. Kim Ridley – Moderator


Q & A: 

11:05 AM – 11:30 AM


~Break~

11:30 AM – 11:40 AM


Presentation

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM

Presenter: Dr. Phillip Pointer


~Lunch (on own)~


Voices of the Ancestors: Preaching Methodologies

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Rev. Dr. Wilson Shannon – Ancestor: Dr. John M. Ellison

Rev. Dr. Christy Simmons – Ancestor: Dr. Katie Canon

Rev. Dr. Reggie Williams  – Ancestor: Dr. Miles J. Jones

Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright – Ancestor: Dr. Samuel D. Proctor


Theological Thinking For A New Earth & New Heaven

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Rev. Dr. John W. Kinney 


Evening: Praise & Worship

7:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Recording Artist: JJ Hairston


Evening Proclamation

7:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon 



Thursday, November 11th 


Morning: Praise and Worship

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM


Morning Proclamation

9:10 AM – 9:40 AM

Rev. Dr. Deborah Martin


Overview of Theme

9:40 AM – 10:00 AM

Rev. Dr. Geoffrey V. Guns

Focus: Communal Revival

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Presentation

Panelist: Dr. Yung Suk Kim, Rev. Dr. Carla Lightfoot,

 Rev. Dr. Melvin Marriner 


Praise and Worship

Recording Artist: Hezekiah Walker


Convocation

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Rev. Dr. William Franklyn Richardson


Convocation Luncheon

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Speaker

Rev. Dr. Lucius Dalton


Convocation Registration

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