Spring 2019 Lunch & Lectures

The Yale Youth Ministry Institute is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 Lunch & Lecture Series featuring leading practical theologians and youth ministers presenting on what’s worth wanting, community and compassion. 

All lectures will take place at:

Yale Divinity School
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511 

All of the lectures below along with interviews with our guest speakers can be found on our YouTube channel

Spring 2019 Line-up

wednesday - February 6, 2019

     

Dr. Matthew Croasmun on What’s Worth Wanting?

This lecture will feature Dr. Matthew Croasmun, Associate Research Scholar and Director of the Life Worth Living Program at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture and Lecturer of Divinity & Humanities at Yale University. Dr. Croasmun will deliver a lecture entitled, “What’s Worth Wanting?” 

Please RSVP here.
This event is free and open to the public.
Can’t make it in person? Stay tuned for the YouTube live link!


wednesday - March 6, 2019

     

Dr. Sarah F. Farmer, Dr. Nadja Reilly and Ms. Kate Hyde on Community

This lecture will feature Dr. Sarah F. Farmer, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Community Development at Indiana Wesleyan University, Dr. Nadja Reilly, a clinical psychologist and the Associate Director of the Freedman Center for Child and Family Development at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) and Ms. Kate Hyde, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in mental health psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and families. 

This lecture introduces the framework, CARE, for people who work with adolescents. The concept of CARE is founded on the belief that adolescents’ emotional health is inherently tied into their physical, spiritual, and social selves.  In this interactive lecture, we will highlight the interplay between the psychological and spiritual components of CARE in order to foster skills to promote joy and flourishing in adolescents.

Please RSVP here.
This event is free and open to the public.
Can’t make it in person? Stay tuned for the YouTube live link!


wednesday - April 3, 2019

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED!
Note: We will still convene on April 3rd for an interactive Learning Lunch Lab lead by Dr. Debora Jackson. Join us!

     

Dr. Frank Rogers on Compassion

This lecture will feature Dr. Frank Rogers, the Muriel Bernice Roberts Professor of Spiritual Formation and Narrative Pedagogy and the co-director of the Center for Engaged Compassion at the Claremont School of Theology. He will deliver a lecture on Compassion.

This event is free and open to the public.
Can’t make it in person? Stay tuned for the YouTube Live link!