Beloved Community in the Midst of Chaos

Sunday, April 7, 2024 – 11:15 am

Beloved Community in the Midst of Chaos
the Rev. Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies, leading

Download the morning program here (later in the week or read it below without downloading.)

Of his discourse, Mark writes …

It is when times are chaotic that we need to commitment to building the beloved community the most.The purveyors of chaos in our world count on the forces of beloved community in the world to be weak and to lack persistence, but love and justice have the power to be resilient and regenerative.

About our visiting minister:

Mark Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. He is the Executive Director of the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEaD) Hub North America of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church and an Oklahoma Humanities State Scholar. Mark has published in the areas of Boston personalism, process philosophy and ethics, and ecological ethics. Dr. Davies serves on the United Methodist University Senate, which is “an elected body of professionals in higher education created by the General Conference to determine which schools, colleges, universities, and theological schools meet the criteria for listing as institutions affiliated with The United Methodist Church.” He and his wife Kristin live in Edmond, OK in the United States, and they have two daughters. The views expressed by the author in this blog do not necessarily represent the views of Oklahoma City University or the United Methodist Church.


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