Dr. Jo Anne Lyon is one of the three General Superintendents of the Wesleyan Church. She was elected as the first woman General Superintendent at the June 2006 General Conference. Dr. Lyon was ordained as a minister in the Wesleyan Church in 1996; that same year she founded World Hope International, an organization desiring to alleviate suffering and injustice through education, enterprise and community health.

On February 22, she will be the speaker for the Scripture and Ministry lecture series sponsored by the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding. The lecture will be held in TEDS chapel. Refreshments will begin at 12:45 pm, followed by the lecture at 1:00 pm (with Q&A to follow). This event is free and open to the public.

She will be speaking on the topic of “The Spirit and Scripture: Transforming People and Culture.”