Join other alumni for once-a-month online conversations with AMBS Teaching and Administrative Faculty members. Janeen Bertsche Johnson, MDiv, Alumni Director, will interview a selected member of the AMBS learning community for 35 minutes, followed by a short time of open conversation.
These sessions will be held via videoconference from 12 to 1 p.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month. The virtual events are only open to AMBS alumni at this time. Registration is required.
Third Thursdays returns on Jan. 20, 2022, from 12 to 1 p.m. ET!
Upcoming Third Thursday speakers
Jewel Gingerich Longenecker, PhD, Dean of Lifelong Learning
In January, Janeen will interview Jewel Gingerich Longenecker, PhD, Dean of Lifelong Learning. Join us to hear about this year’s Pastors & Leaders gathering, Ministry Integrity Circles, Transition to Ministry groups, Invite AMBS, and all of the other innovative programs that the Church Leadership Center is offering. Plus, you’ll get to hear about Jewel’s own journey and call to AMBS.
Future conversations will be on Feb. 17, March 17, and April 21.
Third Thursday past recorded events
This playlist shows the most recent Third Thursday event. You can find more recordings of Third Thursday events below on this page.
Past Third Thursday speakers
Click on the name of a past speaker to view a recording of that conversation.
- May 20, 2021: Janna Hunter-Bowman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Peace Studies and Christian Social Ethics
- April 15, 2021: Jamie Pitts. PhD, Associate Professor of Anabaptist Studies
- March 18, 2021: Beverly Lapp, EdD, Vice President and Academic Dean
- Feb. 18, 2021: Leah Thomas, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Contextual Education
- Jan. 21, 2021: Susannah Larry, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
- Dec. 17, 2020: David Boshart, PhD, President
- Nov. 19, 2020: Nekeisha Alayna Alexis, MA, Intercultural Competence and Undoing Racism coordinator
- Oct. 15, 2020: Drew Strait, PhD, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins