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Laura Lapins Willis

Past speaking engagements

St. Paul's School, Mobile, AL • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
   in conjunction with Wilmer Hall Children's Home

Conversations about Hunger and Poverty with Middle-School Students

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Mobile, AL • Wednesday, March 20, 2019

   in conjunction with Wilmer Hall Children's Home

Guest speaker for Lenten Dinner series

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer • Shelbyville TN • February 24, 2019

Guest preacher

IONA: Art Sanctuary, Sewanee • September 13, 2018 

Reading from new writing and from unpublished portions of Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

Sewanee Spoken Word • December 12, 2017

Reading from new writing

IONA: Art Sanctuary, Sewanee • September 19, 2017 

Reading from new writing and from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

Episcopal Church Women, Trinity Cathedral, Columbia SC • December 7, 2015

Featured speaker for ECW event

 

IONA: Art Sanctuary, Sewanee • September 2015

Reading from new writing and from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

 

2015 Annual Conference of Episcopal Church Women, Alabama

St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Birmingham • October 1–3, 2015

Keynote speaker at women's conference

 

Festival of Faith and Writing • Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI • April 2014

Featured panelist at Christian writing conference

 

The Country Bookshop, Southern Pines, North Carolina • March 21, 2014

Reading and book-signing at independent bookstore

 

Family Promise of Moore County, North Carolina • March 20, 2014

Keynote speaker for fundraising luncheon

Southeastern Minnesota Lutheran (ECLA) Synod • March 9, 2014

Keynote speaker for Council Leadership Retreat in Rochester, Minnesota

 

Otey Memorial Parish Church, Sewanee • March 2, 2014

Eating and Buying Food are Ethical Acts, part of Lent 4.5

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chattanooga • February 16, 2014

Finding God in the Unexpected, for adult Sunday school program

First United Methodist Church, Shelbyville • November 17, 2013

Reading and talk from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

 

Fundraiser for Community Action Committee • November 10, 2013

Reading and talk from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

 

Southern Festival of Books, Nashville • October 12, 2013

A Still, Small Voice: Finding Grace in the Commonplace

Reading and panel with Phil Madeira and Kevin Brown

 

Academy of Lifelong Learning, St. Mary's Sewanee • October 10, 2013

Reading and talk from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

 

Daughters of the King, St. James Episcopal Church, Sewanee • October 7, 2013

Finding God in the Unexpected

 

IONA: Art Sanctuary, Sewanee • October 4, 2013

Reading from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

Episcopal Booksellers Association meeting • September 22, 2013

Keynote speaker for annual meeting 

 

Rivendell Writers' Colony, Sewanee • September 15, 2013

Reading and book-signing

Radio Interview with Samantha Terrell • August 26, 2013

 

Speaker at Monteagle Sunday School Assembly • August 2, 2013

Reading and talk from Finding God in a Bag of Groceries

 

Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair • July 21, 2013

Featured speaker 

Reading and Reception at IvyWild, Sewanee • July 14, 2013

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