Interfaith Shared Scholar Lecture

John Philip Newell

John Philip Newell

The Interfaith Shared Scholar Committee of Sanibel and Captiva Islands is please to announce that the 2020 Shared Scholar will be the Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell. Dr. Newell will present the Shared Scholar Lecture on Thursday evening, January 24th. The topic will be “Faiths Finding Faith in Each Other.” A reception and book signing will follow. He will also lead the Shared Scholar Seminar the following morning. The seminar topic will be “A Celtic Vision of the Sacred Earth.” Lunch will follow.


Thursday, January 24th – 7:00 pm: “Faiths Finding Faith in Each Other” – reception and book signing to follow

Friday, January 25th – 10:00 am: “A Celtic Vision of the Sacred Earth” – lunch to follow

*Both events will be held at the Sanibel Congregational Church of Church
2050 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, Florida

These programs are free and open to the public. However, advanced registration is required for the seminar as space is limited and lunch is included. A free will offering will be taken.

To register for the Shared Scholar Seminar call the office of the Sanibel Congregation Church at 239-472-0497.

The Interfaith Shared Scholar Program is sponsored by five congregations on Sanibel and Captiva Islands: Bat Yam Temple of the Islands, Captiva Chapel By the Sea, The Christian Science Church of Sanibel, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, and the Sanibel Congregational Church of Christ.