Join Castle Ministries in historic Rugby, TN once again for encouragement, fellowship, and an opportunity to celebrate the good, the true, and the beautiful in literature. The Lewolkien conference is a small, intimate gathering of book lovers and thinkers to herald the written word. Gather as we discuss books and unite over our admiration of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and authors like them.
For the second time, the conference will be held in Rugby TN, a little town rich in literary history. We hope this could be a launching point for you to pick up your next “great read” and beyond. JOIN US for an energetic time of thinking, laughing, and exploring great literature.
Date: March 27th
|7:00 pm||Reception at Uffington House|
|9:00 am||Introduction||Jacob Stock|
|9:20 am||Christianity and the Arts||DJ Edwardson|
|10:10 am||Narnia Quiz Game|
|10:30 am||The importance of the Classics||James Cowart|
|11:00 am||Break & Bookstore Open|
|11:20 am||The Ones That Mattered||DJ Edwardson|
|12:30 pm||Lunch at RM Brooks|
|1:30 pm||Library Tour|
|4:00 pm||Chocolate Eggs and Jesus Risen||David Strom|
|6:00 pm||Closing Prayer/Liturgy|
A night of games/fellowship will follow for those wishing to stay a second night.
Mr. Cowart Holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, University of West Florida, B.S. in Secondary Education, Pensacola Christian College. He Joined the Trinitas Christian School staff in 2014 having served as a head of school and teacher of the classic works for many years. He has developed a love for the classics and generational thinking. His highest honor may be his 5 children, although he is rumored to have been involved in the construction of the tower at Castle Ministries.
is the author of several fictional novels and shorter works, such as The Last Motley and The Ascent of the Nebula, which was nominated for a Grace Award. He has a passion for seeing God glorified in the arts, especially literature. You can find out more about his work at www.djedwardson.com.
Director of Castle Ministries and MC of this event. His resume includes 20 years of teaching and administration in elementary/middle school. He is the father of four and a self proclaimed expert in children’s literature.
received his B.S. in Chemistry from Wheaton College and his Masters in English Literature from the Univ. of Southern California. He also completed the doctoral course work in English Literature at the Univ. of Tennessee. David currently is the Director of Information Technology at Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM), Knoxville, TN.
$40 per person
$70 per couple