In honor of its 150th Anniversary of service to the Church and new vision for the future, Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS) is pleased to announce its inaugural Faith and Initiative Conference. The conference will take place November 9-11, 2017 at The Lodge at Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3417 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30305.

The conference seeks to connect educators, scholars, clergy, disruptors, investors and social entrepreneurs to explore the intersectionality of faith and innovation. Participants will learn from each other, exchange ideas, and explore ways to initiate change for the greater good. 



Stephen Lewis

Dr. Ralph Watkins

Melinda Weekes-Laidlow

Dr. Tod Bolsinger

Sam Eaton

Chidi Afulezi

Rev. Jessica Tate

Joey Womack