The CME Church

Phillips School Of Theology

The Seminary of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Dear CME Members and Friends,

The Phillips School of Theology will host the virtual Twenty-Seventh Pastors’ Conference & Seventy-Ninth Founders’ Celebration, January 9-12, 2023.

The theme is, “Being Bold: In an Era of Hashtags, Likes, Follows and a Centuries Old Jesus.” This year’s Pastors’ Conference is a milestone as we celebrate our 27th annual event and third virtual one! The Pastors’ Conference will be live streamed via Zoom on Monday and Tuesday, January 9-10, 2023. The Chapel Service will be held Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 11:00 AM and live streamed via the ITC Zoom platform.

The registration fee for the Pastors’ Conference & Founders’ Celebration is $100. Online registration is available here . You may download a registration form here.

For additional information, please contact 404-527-7768.

We look forward to your presence at the virtual Pastors’ Conference and Founders’ Celebration! Please pray for the success of these events.

In the Service of the Lord,

Dr. Paul L. Brown, Sr.,

President-Dean, Phillips School of Theology at ITC

Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr.,

Chair Board of Trustees, Phillips School of Theology at ITC

The 2023 Pastors Conference will be a Virtual Conference and streamed live on Zoom. Sessions and services will be available on-demand Online.

Conference Schedule

January 9th, 2023  |  7:00pm – 10:00pm
• Monday Conference Meeting Session

January 10th, 2023  |  11:00am – 1:00pm
• Tuesday Virtual Worship Service

January 10th, 2023  |  7:00pm – 10:00pm
• Tuesday Conference Meeting Session

Guest Presenters

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., PhD

A lifelong social activist, Obery Hendricks is one of the foremost commentators on the intersection of religion and political economy in America.

Dr. Renita Weems

Rev. Dr. Weems has taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School and Spelman College. She is one of the founding Pastors and Chief Servants at the Ray of Hope Community Church located in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Abraham Smith

Abraham Smith is Professor of New Testament at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. He is the author of several books, including Mark: An Introduction and Study Guide and Comfort One Another.

Online Registration Form