This online Symposium focuses the latest research in the field of Children’s Spirituality. It includes a keynote address by Jerome Berryman (Founder of Godly Play), a panel with four respondents, and nine scholarly presentations.
The Rev. Dr. Jerome Berryman offers the Keynote, Playing in the Flow of God’s Creative Power: A Theology of Childhood.
Elisabeth M. Kimball, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and the James Maxwell Professor Chair of Lifelong Christian Formation at VTS, serves as host.
Elizabeth DeGaynor, Th.D. Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Christian Formation at VTS, serves as host and panel facilitator.
Br Luis Enrique Hernández Rivas CFC offers opening prayers. Follow his theology in the public square of TikTok @brotherluis.
Rev. Ebony Grisom, a Godly Play Missioner and member of the Godly Play Anti-Racism Task Force, serves as a panelist.
The Rev. Matthew Kozlowski, Ph.D., Associate Rector at All Saints Church, Bethesda, MD, serves as a panelist.
Sarah Bentley Allred
Sarah Bentley Allred, M.Div., Editor of Building Faith, serves as a panelist.
Rev. Lakisha Lockhart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary, serves as a panelist.