The Wheatley Lectures
Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM to Friday, February 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM

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Rev. Kimberly Woeste

Rocky Mountain College to host the Wheatley Lectures March 14-15, 2019

The Wheatley Lectures, focusing on the theme “Creating Community in a Digital Age: Navigating Technology, Enhancing Connectedness” will take place on March 14-15, at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT.

Technology impacts our daily lives in a myriad of ways. Some claim that technology is an invaluable tool, while others contend that technology impoverishes the way we live.  This event will provide opportunities for exploring our complex relationship with technology.

Distinguished speakers and workshop presenters include:

Keynoter: Arthur Boers – speaking about The Creative and Redemptive Potential of Technology . Arthur Boers has written on the subject of the intersection of Christian faith and daily life for 30 years. He is the author of Living into Focus: Choosing What Matters in an Age of Distractions

Workshop Presenters:

Janet Dietrich, M.D. – Leading workshops on The Practice of Mindfulness. Janet works as a nationally certified Health and Wellness Coach and a mindfulness meditation teacher.

Dave Merkel and Kelly Olp – leading workshops on Technology: Blessing or Curse

Dave Merkel has been professional musician, audio engineer and all-around tech geek for most of his life. Kelly Olp is passionate about using technology to artistically reflect a message of hope.

For the complete event schedule and more information:

The Wheatley Lecture Series honors the ideals of Bishop Melvin E. Wheatley, Jr., which include social justice, promotion of an inclusive church, academic inquiry, pastoral care, and ethics. 

Event supporters include the Bishop Melvin E. Wheatley, Jr. Endowment, the Yellowstone Legacy Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, the Margaret V. Ping Foundation, The Robert Phelps Memorial, Humanities Montana, and Rocky Mountain College.

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