Dr. Henry Perkins
The Gibson Lecture, 2013
“ Dilemmas and Decisions: Navigating Values Questions in Today’s Medical Care.”
Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 16
Noon till 1:00 p.m.
All in the community are very welcome to attend any or all of the lectures. There is no fee and no offering will be taken.
The Gibson Lecture Series this summer (2013) will feature Dr. Henry Perkins, Consultant in Bioethics at the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health and recently retired Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. The title of his lectures will be: “Dilemmas and Decisions: Navigating Values Questions in Today’s Medical Care.”
Dr. Perkins graduated from Kalamazoo College, The University of Michigan Medical School, and Northwestern University’s internal medicine residency. He then completed a two-year fellowship in bioethics at the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Perkins has written extensively on ethical issues in actual patient care and maintains a strong commitment to teaching ethics and the humanities at all levels of medical training. Dr. Perkins has also served many years as a medical missionary to Kenya and Mexico.
The lectures will be held at the Assembly Building from Monday through Friday, August 12 -16. Time: noon till 1:00 p.m. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch. No fee is charged for these lectures and no offering will be taken. In addition, Dr. Perkins will be preaching at the Meeting House on Sunday, August 11. The service begins at 11:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship at the Meeting House 11:00 a.m.
Vesper Services on Crystal Knoll
Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
July 21 and August 11
Vesper services overlooking the beauty of Crystal Lake on a Sunday
evening are planned on two occasions for this summer. On July 21 and
August 11, they will feature music,
prayer, and a brief meditation. Crystal Knoll is just above the Assembly Building.