The Stuart Ivison Memorial Lecture Series
The 2014-2015 Season
First Baptist Church Ottawa is pleased to present another season of The Stuart Ivison Memorial Lectures. This lecture series, named after First Baptist Church’s longest serving minister, features monthly speakers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. This season’s theme is Challenging Public Values in the 21st Century. There is no cost for the lectures and all are welcome to attend.
Emerging Lecture Schedule
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Speaker: Professor John Schram, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
Topic: The Future of Peace-Building and Development in Africa
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Speakers: Kerry Kaiser, Coordinator, Centretown Emergency Food Centre, Ottawa
The Reverend Jason Pino, Restoring Hope Ministries, Ottawa
Pastor John Andrew, Open Arms Ministries, Kentville, Nova Scotia
Topic: Neighbours in Need: A Panel on Social Justice
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. David Kilgour, A Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Queen’s University
Topic: Advocating Human Rights in the 21st Century
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Speaker: Tom Hayes, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto
Topic: Christmas in Art and Music
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Speaker: The Reverend Dr. Tom Sherwood, Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University
Topic: Spiritual but not Religious: A New Canadian Spirituality
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Speaker: The Reverend Dr. Karen Hamilton, General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches
Topic: Canada’s Problem with Human Trafficking
See link: The Reverend Dr. Karen Hamilton – Witness
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Martha Musgrove, Part-Time Professor, the University of Ottawa
Topic: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: A Moral Tale for the 21st Century