The Woodbury Leadership Workshop 2021: Rev. Dr. Kirk Byron Jones (MDiv ‘81)

Event time: 
Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Event description: 

We are pleased to announce that Andover Newton’s speaker for The Woodbury Leadership Workshop in 2021 will be The Rev. Dr. Kirk Byron Jones (MDiv ‘81). The Woodbury Workshop has been an Andover Newton fixture for 50+ years. Clergy, seminary students, and lay leaders have all attended these annual educational events to strengthen their capacities to lead. We are thrilled to have Rev. Dr. Jones join us on the celebration of the 20th Anniversary edition of his groundbreaking book, Rest in the Storm: Self-care Strategies for Clergy and Other Caregivers.
Kirk Byron Jones, DMin, PhD, husband, father, and friend, serves Zion Baptist Church, Lynn, MA as senior pastor, and the wider world as preacher, professor, and author. He sees himself as a playful, joyful explorer who keeps on discovering, learning, and growing. His latest books are Soul Talk: How to Have the Most Important Conversation of All and The Spiritual Treasure of Jazz: Wisdom that will Make Your Life Swing! More biographical information can be found on his website. Rev. Dr. Jones served as Director of the Kelsey-Owens Black Ministries Program and as Kelsey-Owens Professor at Andover Newton Theological School, where he was a beloved and sought-after member of the faculty.

Open to: 
General Public