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Manross Lecture at The DeKoven Center

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Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Assembly Hall | The DeKoven Center | 2000 Wisconsin Avenue | Racine, Wisconsin



All are invited to the historic DeKoven Center in Racine, Wisconsin to attend the Manross Lecture of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church.

The evening begins with a time of fellowship, hors d’oeuvres and a buffet dinner. Then learn about the Rev. James DeKoven, namesake of The DeKoven Center. The evening’s keynote is the Historical Society’s Manross Lecture.

We hope you will attend this evening of learning about the history of the Episcopal Church.

WHEN | Saturday, June 17, 2023

5:30 p.m. Reception and hors d’oeuvres. Bar service available.
6:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner by Chef David’s Catered Events.

Alaskan Halibut, Chef-Carved Black Angus Top Sirloin, Stuffed Bell Pepper, Fresh Grilled Asparagus, Garlic Red-Skinned Mashed Potatoes, Wild & Brown Rice Pilaf w/Vegetable Confetti. VEGETARIAN/VEGAN OPTION AVAILABLE.

7:00 p.m. DeKoven Program

John Magerus, Archivist Emeritus, DeKoven Center

7:30 p.m. Manross Lecture

The Rev. Dr. Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook, Editor-in-Chief, Anglican and Episcopal History

COST | $85 per person

Deadline is June 3. Late reservations may be accepted, if space allows.

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DeKoven Program

John E. Magerus, PhD, shares about the life of the Rev. James DeKoven, one-time Warden of Racine College and Episcopal Church leader. Magerus is Dean and Professor Emeritus (Retired) of the College of Liberal Studies University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and is consulting archivist to the DeKoven Archives.

Manross Lecture

A New Era in Engaged Anglican & Episcopal History: Memory, Legacies & Embodied Practice

The Rev. Dr. Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook, PhD, EdD presents the Manross Lecture, named for historian and chief benefactor of the Historical Society, William Wilson Manross (1905-1987). Kujawa-Holbrook is a well-known speaker and author in the Episcopal Church and academic community. Editor of the Historical Society’s peer-reviewed journal Anglican and Episcopal History, she is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Los Angeles. She is Professor of Practical Theology and Christian History at Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Anglican Studies emerita, Bloy House, the Episcopal School of Theology at Los Angeles as well as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

A complimentary printed copy of the lecture is provided.

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