For those who can make more than the main event, we have a full weekend of festivities planned. Chances to get a feel for the John Jay Institute, to spend time with its alumni and hear about their work, to explore its home in Philadelphia, and to talk about the future with its leadership.

Here is the latest iteration of the weekend's schedule (the gala events listing is at the bottom). Check back here for updates.

Schedule of Events

Friday November 6

7:00pm    Lecture: "Changing Frames: A Way Forward for Cultural Renewal"

The Rev. Dr. Peter Leithart, Theopolis Institute
St. David's Chapel, Arch Street Presbyterian Church

8:15pm    Dessert Reception


Saturday November 7

9:00am    Morning Prayer led by Alan Crippen

The Rev. Dr. Peter Leithart, Homilist
St. David's Chapel, Arch Street Presbyterian Church

10:00am   Walking Tour of Old City Philadelphia

1:00pm    Free time for lunch in Philadelphia

6:00pm     VIP reception

7:00pm    Gala (see below)

9:00pm    Alumni Afterglow


Sunday November 8

         John Jay Institute Alumni Class Reunions
         John Jay Fellows Program
         Saratoga Fellows Program
         Witherspoon Fellowship

Gala Events

(Saturday November 7, 7:00pm)

Invocation by the Rev. Dr. Peter Leithart

Alumni Testimonials

Presentation of John Jay Statesmanship Award: The Hon. Frank Wolf

Keynote Address: The Hon. Kay Coles James

Closing Remarks by President Alan Crippen

Benediction by the Rt. Rev. Martyn Minns