Sarah Morice-Brubaker, Assistant Professor of Theology, is serving on the Board of Directors for the Tulsa Interfaith Alliance. The TIA is a faith-based advocacy group who work to advance the good of all religious and non-religious communities by promoting diversity and the separation of church and state. Morice-Brubaker is the 2nd Vice President and Secretary for the board.
Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, President and Associate Professor of Practical Theology, recently moderated the 2014 Interfaith Trialogue Series presented annually by the Oklahoma Center for Community & Justice. The topic for this year's series was Religious Passion, Extremism & Perception: The Good, The Bad & The Media. All three sessions can be heard on Tulsa Public Radio.
Dr. Ellen Blue, Mouzon Biggs, Jr. Professor of the History of Christianity & United Methodist Studies, moderated a panel of local missional faith leaders for the "Life on Fire" event, sponsored by The Welcome Table Missional Community & A Third Place Community Foundation, in conjunction with the Turley United Methodist Church. Participants will come from across the nation to explore the mission and nature of church and faithful living for our emerging times.