Religious Liberty Council Luncheon

The 2018 Religious Liberty Council Luncheon was Friday, June 15, in Dallas, Texas, featuring a panel of BJC Fellows.

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Rev. Aurelia Davila Pratt ’17, Pastor of Spiritual Formation, Peace of Christ Church, Round Rock, Texas;
Ms. Sofi Hersher ’17, Assistant Communications Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Washington, D.C.; and
Rev. Corey Mitchell ‘17, a speech language pathologist in Raleigh, N.C., and Associate Minister for Children and Youth, Rock Spring Missionary Baptist Church, Creedmoor, N.C.

Moderator: The Rev. George Mason, pastor of Wilshire Baptist Church  in Dallas

Each BJC Fellow participated in an intensive seminar with BJC staff and other scholars in Colonial Williamsburg to deepen their theological, legal and historical understandings of religious liberty. At this year’s RLC Luncheon, you’ll hear how they are putting what they learned into practice, standing up for our first freedom in their congregations, communities and professions. Lear more about the program at


2018 Luncheon Resources

PODCAST: Listen to the program, featuring a conversation between BJC Fellows. 


2018 Religious Liberty Council Luncheon

Watch the new video on the Fellows program that premiered at the Luncheon:

RLC Luncheon

Since 1991, the Religious Liberty Council Luncheon has brought together friends and supporters of religious liberty and the Baptist Joint Committee for a time of fellowship and updates on the latest news out of Washington.

Information on previous luncheons


Videos of past luncheons