Begins: Monday, April 25th, 2022 Ends: Wednesday, April 27th, 2022


Daily: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


Seal of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania

We are excited to welcome Dr. Luther Smith as this year's speaker at clergy conference.  This conference is being planned in person in Cape May, NJ. Clergy who are unable to attend for the entire event must contact the Bishop. A full schedule of the event will be provided soon. Clergy should plan to arrive by Monday afternoon. The event will close with noonday prayer on Wednesday. 

 Background on Dr. Luther Smith

Dr. Luther E. Smith Jr. is Professor Emeritus of Church and Community at Candler School of Theology at Emory. His teaching and research focuses on the writings and correspondence of Howard Thurman, advocacy on behalf of children, and a spirituality of hope. Smith is an ordained elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Smith authored Howard Thurman: The Mystic as Prophet, co-edited two volumes of The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman, edited Howard Thurman: Essential Writings, and co-edited of a CD collection of Thurman’s lectures, sermons, and meditations, called The Living Wisdom of Howard Thurman: A Visionary for Our Times.A fourth book, Intimacy and Mission: Intentional Community as Crucible for Radical Discipleship, takes readers inside Sojourners, Koinonia, Voices of Calvary, Patchwork Central, and Church of the Messiah for a critical read of the structures and dynamics of these intentional communities.