NORMAN — Dr. Barbara S. Boyd, director of Outreach for the Religious Studies Program at the University of Oklahoma, will be the guest speaker at the United Church of Norman — UCC speakers series at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Boyd will present “The Progressive Sermon I Always Wanted to Preach…” at the United Ministry Center, 1017 Elm Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Boyd also is a faculty member at OU, teaching in the area of Christian and Biblical studies. She has been ordained Presbyterian clergy since 1992. She is the director of the Middle Prairie Institute for Religion and Public Life and the Moderator for the MPI Think Tank. She has spent much of her time at OU involved in inter-religious dialogue, networking with various leaders from the world’s religions.