Memphis C. S. Lewis Society

Minutes of January 10, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary
Present: Barry Anderson, Dennis Beets, Dan Brown, Claudette Brown, Janet Cupo, Knick Knickerbocker, Andy McClung, David Sammons, Sandra Sammons.
Andy McClung opened the meeting with prayer.
Bill Marty reminded everyone of the 1999 Christianity in the Academy Conference at the University of Memphis.  The conference will be held on March 27.  Papers are welcome.
Dennis Beets distributed copies of issue 2 of the society�s journal,The Unicorn�s Horn.
The group discussed the Society�s web page and the need to locate someone with the interest and expertise to maintain the site.  It is hoped that a capable person will be located within three months.
The program was a discussion of the background and letters 1 � 3 ofLetters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.
The next meeting will be on February 7.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 4 – 6.
Submitted by Barry Anderson

Minutes of February 7, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary
Present: Barry Anderson, Janet Cupo, Ann Marty, Bill Marty, Andy McClung, Jerry Salley, Peggy Salley.

Andy McClung opened the meeting with prayer.

Bill Marty reminded everyone of the 1999 Christianity in the Academy Conference at the University of Memphis.  The conference will be held on March 27.  Papers are welcome.

The program was a discussion of letters 4 – 6 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.

The next meeting will be on March 14.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 7 – 9.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of March 14, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Dennis Beets, Janet Cupo, Knick Knickerbocker, Andy McClung.

Andy McClung opened the meeting with prayer.

Bill Marty reminded everyone of the 1999 Christianity in the Academy Conference at the University of Memphis.  The conference will be held on March 27.  Papers are welcome.

Dennis Beets distributed the latest issue of The Unicorns Horn.

The program was a discussion of letters 7 9 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.  An overview of the book was read from C. S. Lewis: A Biography by Roger Lancelyn Green and Walter Hooper.

The next meeting will be on April 11.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 10 – 12.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of April 11, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Dennis Beets, Janet Cupo, Knick Knickerbocker, Ann Marty, Bill Marty, Andy McClung.

Knick Knickerbocker opened the meeting with prayer.

Dennis Beets distributed Volume 1, Issue 4 of The Unicorns Horn.

Bill Marty reported on the 1999 Christianity in the Academy Conference held at the University of Memphis.  Several members of the society presented papers.

The program was a discussion of letters 10 11 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.  An overview of the book was read from The Christian World of C. S. Lewisby Clyde S. Kilby.

The next meeting will be on May 9.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 12 – 15.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of May 9, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Dennis Beets, Ann Marty, Bill Marty, and Andy McClung.

Dennis Beets opened the meeting with prayer.

Andy McClung announced an upcoming Lewis event at First Evangelical Church.  David Payne will present the biographical play CS My Lifes Journeyon Friday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.

The program was a discussion of letters 12 13 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.

The next meeting will be on June 13.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 14 – 16.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of June 13, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Dennis Beets, Janet Cupo, Ann Marty, Bill Marty, and Andy McClung.

Dennis Beets opened the meeting with prayer.

The program was a discussion of letters 14 16 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.  An overview of the book was read from C. S. Lewis: Companion and Guide by Walter Hooper, editor.

The next meeting will be on July 18.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 17 – 19.

Submitted by Andy McClung

 

Minutes of July 18, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Janet Cupo, Ann Marty, Bill Marty, and Andy McClung.

Barry Anderson opened the meeting with prayer.

The program was a discussion of letters 17 19 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.

The next meeting will be on August 8.  The program will be a discussion of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, letters 20 – 22.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of August 8, 1999 meeting

Brockwell Room – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Janet Cupo, Ann Marty, and Bill Marty

Barry Anderson opened the meeting with prayer.

It was noted that the monthly meetings are now listed in the Bulletin Board section of the Commercial Appeal.  It was also noted that the web page has been updated.

The program was a discussion of letters 20 22 of Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer.

The next meeting will be on September 12.  The program will be a viewing and critique of the BBC version of Shadowlands.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of September 12, 1999 meeting

Classroom B – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Dennis Beets, Janet Cupo, Rebecca Cupo, Brent David, Knick Knickerbocker, Bob Oliver, Judith Oliver, Ann Marty, Bill Marty, Andy McClung, Jim Remeur, Ruth Remeur, and Joyce Sims.

Dennis Beets opened the meeting with prayer.

It was noted that the monthly meetings are now listed in the Bulletin Board section of the Commercial Appeal.  It was also noted that the web page has been updated.

The program was a viewing of the BBC version of the movie Shadowlands, a dramatization of the relationship between C. S. Lewis and Joy Davidman.  This was followed by a discussion of the film.

The next meeting will be on October 10.  The program will be a presentation and discussion on Lewisletter writing.

Submitted by Barry Anderson

 

Minutes of October 10, 1999 meeting

Classroom B – Memphis Theological Seminary

Present: Barry Anderson, Dennis Beets, Janet Cupo, Bill Marty, Ann Marty, Andy McClung, David Mitchell.

Dennis Beets opened the meeting with prayer.

The program was a presentation by Barry Anderson on Lewispublished collections of letters: Letters of C. S. Lewis (1966), Letters to an American Lady (1967), They Stand Together (1979), Letters to Children (1985), and Letters of CS Lewis to Don Giovani Calabria (1988).  Several letters from these collections were then read aloud and discussed.

The next meeting will be on November 14.  The program will be a presentation of one of Lewisaudio recordings, read by Lewis himself.

Submitted by Barry Anderson