The Common Good

The Margaret Parker Lecture: 'Whose Movement Are You In? Which Side Are You On?'

Date: December 18, 2013

The stunning array of current challenges throughout the world — failed global systems, climate change, hunger, poverty, war, as well as racism, ethnic cleansing and gender bias — beckon the church to a pivotal moment, according to retired Massachusetts Suffragan Bishop Barbara Harris…

The lecture series honors her life and ministry by addressing topics of peace and justice through the empowerment of women. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the inaugural address in 2008; the second was given in 2011 by the Rev. Jim Wallis, evangelical leader, author and founder of Sojourners magazine.