Attention Clergy!

The School of Theology, the Roberson Project, and the Center for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation will co-host the workshop, Confronting Confederate Monuments: Preaching, Liturgy, and Leadership for Change. The workshop will take place May 2 - 4, 2023 on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. This three-day, two-night workshop is designed to equip clergy with tools for confronting Confederate monuments in their churches and communities. 

The workshop will focus on three main areas: preaching, liturgy, and dialogue based approaches to leadership. The workshop will include presentations from experts, small group reflections, worship, and structured dialogues. The conference fee is $150.   


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The workshop will include teaching from experts, meeting a cohort of other clergy interested in this work, resources for effecting change, and continuing education hours.



The speakers leading the workshop include:

  • The Rev. Dr. David Stark, Assistant Professor of Homiletics at the School of Theology, University of the South and Co-Director of the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center
  • Dr. Tiffany Momon, Assistant Professor of History and Co-Director of the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center
  • Dr. Woody Register, C'80, Francis S. Houghteling Professor of American History and the Director of the Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation, University of the South
  • Dr. Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, University of the South
  • The Rev. Kellan Day, T’19, Associate Rector, Incarnation, Highlands, North Carolina
  • The Rev. Hannah Pommersheim, T’19, Associate Rector, Saint Luke’s Darien, Connecticut