Signups for Virtual Convention Open Until June 15, 2021

Virtual Swedenborgian Convention

The theme of this year’s Annual Swedenborgian Convention is “Navigating the Rapids in the Stream of Providence”

Join us online June 25th – 27th, 2021 for guest speakers, worship services, business meetings, mini courses, social gatherings, and more!

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Convention Wrap Up & #PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 85

Hopefully, you were able to join in with the 2020 Swedenborgian Spiritual Vision virtual convention. If not, you’re in luck! You can go back to or Facebook and check out the worship services, the mini-sessions, the ministry videos and the opportunities for self-work you can engage in to become a more informed church-goer.

The following is our Psalm of the Day for reflection.

7. They that receive faith in the Lord are said to be made alive. A. 290.

Psalm 85 New Living Translation.

Spiritual Translation of Psalm 85 in Correspondences.


Copyright M Panyko, 2020

Saturday’s Virtual Convention Events

Saturday, June 27 — All times are Listed in Eastern Daylight Time

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+12:00 PM — Black Lives Matter: A Call to Reflection, Prayer, and Action with Dr. Rebecca Esterson, Terrie Crenshaw, Rev. Gladys Wheaton, Rev. Shada Sullivan, and Rev. Anna Woofenden

+1:00 PM — Memorial Worship Service with Rev. Rachel Madjerac with musical prelude by Rev. Ken Turley

+2:00 PM — Keynote Presentation entitled For Heaven’s Sake by Rev. Dr. George F. Dole with an introduction from Rev. Dr. Jim Lawrence, followed by live Q&A

+3:00 PM — Mini-Course: Spiritual Cinema: Swedenborg at the Movies with Dr. Devin Zuber, followed by live Q&A

+4:00 PM — Mini-Course: The Death of God in T.S. Eliot; The Death of the Church in Swedenborg with Rev. Dr. David Fekete, followed by live Q&A

+5:00 PM — Mini-Course: Blessed are the Peacemakers: How You and Your Church Can Successfully Facilitate Political Dialogue in a Polarized Society with Rev. Rich Tafel, followed by live Q&A

+7:00 PM — Swedenborgian Church Youth League Worship Service followed by live Q&A with Youth Leader Kurt Fekete & the SCYL Officers


Tonight’s Virtual Convention Events

Friday, June 26 — All times are Listed in Eastern Daylight Time

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+7:00 PM — Welcome and Greetings to our first Virtual Convention by Rev. Jane Siebert with musical prelude by Pastor Paul Deming

+7:15 PM — Virtual Parade of Ministries – Part 1

+7:45 PM — President’s Report – Rev. Jane Siebert

+8:00 PM — Virtual Parade of Ministries – Part 2

+8:30 PM — Evening Musical Meditation with Pastor Christine Campbell


New Jerusalem Church from church records archived by Cincinnati Library

Convention Begins in Two Days

Now you can attend Convention no matter where in the world you are! Don’t miss out on important keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. George F. Dole, Seven mind-opening mini-courses, and a Multitude of soul-warming worship services. We are apart, but we can be together to learn, to grow and to regenerate in spirit! More info on this pdf. and at and Facebook. On FB, like and follow so that you will see when events are happening live.


Virtual Convention Begins This #Friday!

2020 Spiritual Vision–Transcending Time and Space, Annual Convention

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Spiritual-Vision-Schedule of Events


  • Rev. Dr. George F. Dole, Keynote Speaker
  • 7 Mini-Courses you can watch and comment on, or view later
  • Worship Music and Services (Memorial, Communion and Youth)

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Meet our new ministers

Picture by Pete Toot

We are proud to welcome three new ministers to the larger Convention Church:

Congratulations to Revs. Roz Taylor, Dan Burchett, and Nancy Piorkowski, who were ordained at this year’s convention in Valparaiso, IN.

Rev. Taylor, from the Australian Church, will be taking a position with Convention.

Rev. Burchett serves at Wayfarer’s Chapel, and

Rev. Piorkowski is going into chaplaincy.

We welcome their voices, their passion and their service.