The Vivian B. Harrison Memorial Lecture: “Being Christian in America”
Tuesday, February 19 • 7 PM Lecture
“The Peculiar Challenge of Being Christian In America.”
Wednesday, February 20 • 9 AM Lecture
“Is America Possible? Questions from the Frontlines of a Third Reconstruction.”
Wednesday, February 20 • 11 AM Worship
“So That We Might Be Reconciled” Ephesians 2:14–16
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a celebrated spiritual writer and sought-after speaker. A native of North
Carolina, he is a graduate of Eastern University and Duke Divinity School. In 2003, Jonathan and his
wife, Leah, founded the Rutba House, a house of hospitality where the formerly homeless are welcomed
into community with the formerly housed to eat, pray, and share life together. Jonathan directs the
School for Conversion, a nonprofit that has grown out of the life of Rutba House to pursue beloved
community with kids in their neighborhood and in community-based education around the country.
Jonathan is also an Associate Minister at the historically black St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church.