The 2023 MacKenzie
Rev. Dr. Serene Jones
First Congregational Church of Boulder/UCC is honored to welcome Rev. Dr. Serene Jones as its speaker for the MacKenzie Lectureship Weekend, 24-26 February 2023. Please join us!
About the Speaker
A highly respected scholar and public intellectual, the Rev. Dr. Serene Jones is the 16th President of the historic Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. The first woman to head the 186-year-old institution, Jones occupies the Johnston Family Chair for Religion and Democracy. She is a Past President of the American Academy of Religion, which annually hosts the world’s largest gathering of scholars of religion. Jones came to Union after seventeen years at Yale University, where she was the Titus Street Professor of Theology at the Divinity School, and Chair of the University’s Program in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She is the author of several books including Trauma and Grace and, most recently, her memoir Call It Grace: Finding Meaning in a Fractured World. Jones, a popular public speaker, is sought by media to comment on major issues impacting society because of her deep grounding in theology, politics, women’s studies, economics, race studies, history, and ethics.
Friday, February 24, 2023 at 7 PM
Saturday, February 25 at 9 am
Sunday, February 26 at 10:30 am