Ivy League Congress on Faith and Action

New Haven, CT
Friday, April 11, 2008
Ivy League Congress on Faith and Action
Friday, April 11, 2008 4:00 PM -
Sunday, April 13, 2008 1:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(800) 843-6664

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Plenary Speakers Include:

  The Baroness (Caroline) Cox Member of Great Britain's House of Lords and chief executive of HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust).
  Ken Costa (University of Witwatersrand & University of Cambridge) chairman of Lazard International, a global financial institution, and author of God at Work, where he discusses living out his faith at work.
  Charles Gilmer (Penn '81) president of The Impact Movement, a movement of Christians impacting the community and the world in cooperation with the African American church.
  Richard Stearns (Cornell '73 & Penn *75) president of World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization serving children and families in nearly 100 countries by tackling the causes of poverty.
  Matt Bennett (Cornell '88 & *89) founder and president of the Christian Union with the mission to change the world by bringing sweeping spiritual transformation to the Ivy League Universities.

The Emcee for the Ivy League Congress will be Eric Metaxas (Yale '84) author of New York Times bestseller Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. Eric is the founder and host of Socrates in the City, a popular Manhattan speakers' series on "life, God, and other small topics."

We anticipate this being the largest gathering of Ivy League Christians in history. It's designed to encourage you to follow Christ wholeheartedly in all aspects of your life and to put your faith into action in advancing the kingdom of Jesus Christ in the world. During the conference you will have the opportunity to listen to and meet with influential Christians in your vocation of interest. For full bios on the speakers, visit the Agenda and Speaker Info page.


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