FAITH SEEKING JUSTICE:

PREACHING THE GOSPEL IN TURBULENT TIMES

 

January 17, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Marquette University

Alumni Memorial Union / Room 227

1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue

[Parking available in the 16th Street or Wells Street structures. Cost $10/day. See campus map for locations.]

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As we look toward the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, we invite Christian Pastors from southeastern Wisconsin to a day of inspiration, prayer, networking and conversation about their roles as leaders in the church and community today.

 

Our speakers include:
Rev. Roc O'Connor, S.J.

Rev. Roc O'Connor, S.J.

Composer of liturgical music,theologian,author and former associate pastor at the Church of Gesu, a Jesuit-sponsored Catholic community located within the central city of Milwaukee, WI on the Marquette University campus. His recent book, "I Want to See" is Fr. Roc's second published book. His first being "In the Midst of Our Storms: Opening Ourselves to Christ in Ligurgy." He is one of the St. Louis Jesuits, composers and performers of religious music, who've been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards. Fr. Roc has been a member of the Society of Jesus for 50 years, an ordained priest for nearly 40.

 

Rev. Steven Tipton

Rev. Steven Tipton

Holy Cathedral Church of God in Christ (COGIC), Milwaukee

Dean of the National Jurisdictional AIM committee, Holy Cathedral Church of God in Christ.. Tipton obtained his Bachelor of Art degree from Marquette University in Psychology, Sociology, Theology, and Philosophy. He received a Master's of Business Administration Degree from the University of Phoenix and is presently a Doctoral Student at Cardinal Stritch University.His entrepreneurial career led him to become the Founder of his own Evangelistic Ministry and CEO of Visions Mortgage Company, Inc. Through his Evangelistic Ministry he has helped Pastors, churches and community leaders across the United States of America. Visions Mortgage Company, Inc. was voted as one of the Future Fifty companies by The Milwaukee Metropolitan Association Commerce (MMAC).


Rev. Paul D. Erickson, Bishop of the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Rev. Paul Erickson, Bishop of the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the ELCA

The Rev. Paul D. Erickson was elected June 4, 2016 to a six-year term as Bishop of the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He returns to the Greater Milwaukee Synod from St. Paul, where he served as the director of Agora, a ministry that works to develop lay leaders for immigrant and multicultural congregations in Minnesota and South Dakota. From 1993-2003, he served as pastor of Faith/Santa Fe Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, and he was later called as Assistant to the Bishop for Evangelical Mission in the Saint Paul Area Synod. He has also served at congregations in Chicago and West St. Paul, MN

 


Rev. Kevin McManaman

Rev. Kevin McManaman

Pastor, St. Joseph Catholic Faith Community, Big Bend

Fr. McManaman graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology after changing his original plan to be in the medical field. During this time, he began to discern a vocation to the priesthood and entered St. Francis De Sales Seminary in Summer of 2005. Fr. Kevin was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in May of 2011. His first parish assignment was as the shared Associate Pastor with St. Robert of Newminster Parish in Shorewood and Holy Family Parish in Whitefish Bay which provided his first taste of parish priesthood. In June 2014 he was assigned as the pastor of St. Joseph in Waukesha county, a community that is slowly transitioning from rural to suburban.



Rev. Delaney Schlake-Kruse

Rev. Delaney Schlake-Kruse

Pastor, North Cape Lutheran Church, Caledonia

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Pastor Delaney came to North Cape in August 2016, her first call after graduating from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, OH. At North Cape, Pastor Delaney works specifically with youth and families focusing on relational ministry and building Biblical fluency in the congregation. In January, 2019, she will be relocating to Milwaukee to become the Pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran, the oldest Lutheran congregation in the city of Milwaukee.

 

 

 

Rev. Jean Dow Rev. Jean Dow, Associate Pastor,

Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Milwaukee

The Rev. Jean Dow has served Immanuel Church since 2001. The primary focus of her ministry is Christian education for children and youth and supporting the extensive mission ministry of the congregation. Rev. Dow serves on the Leadership and Strategy Teams of Southeastern Wisconsin Common Ground and the board of the Interchange Food Pantry. Until recently she chaired the Committee on Preparation for Ministry for the Presbytery of Milwaukee and served as a presbytery commissioner to the 2016 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

 

 

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