Johnson Symposium on Faith & Society

Holy Trinity has long sought to provide opportunities for conversations about faith and life. Designed to celebrate and honor the exemplary ministries of Pastors Ronald K. Johnson and Stacy K. Johnson during a creative and exciting period in the life of the congregation, the Johnson Symposium on Faith and Society is an annual event in which a leading theologian, scholar, and/or practitioner leads conversations over a two-day period on important issues facing the church and society today.

Previous Johnson Symposium Presenters Include

2019 – Mark Charles “The Spiritual Price of the Doctrine of Discovery”

2018 – Imam Asad Zaman, Rabbi Michael Adam Latz, Pastor Ingrid C. A. Rasmussen, Senator John Marty, Pastor Angela T. Khabeb “Repentance and Resistance”

2017 – Don and Emily Saliers “A Song to Sing, A Life to Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice”

2016 – Wil Gafney “Sex, Gender, and Identity in the Scriptures”

2015 – John Nunes “Re-Imagining the Reformation from the Edges”

2014 – The Reverend Nadia Bolz-Weber “Deeply Faithful; Deeply Flawed: Telling the Truth about Ourselves, the World, and God”

2013 – Larry L. Rasmussen “The Reformation and the Fate of the Earth”

2012 – ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson “Living the Gospel in Turbulent Times”

2011 – Rev. Heidi Neumark “Building the Beloved Community”

2010 – Marcus Borg “An Emerging Form of Christianity Today”