Andover Newton has three named lectures, which are often held on alternating years. Additionally, Andover Newton hosts other opportunities to learn about best practices in ministerial leadership, which include events like Alumni/ae Convocation.

The named lectures include The Rose and Orlando Costas Lecture, The Bauer-Broholm Lecture, and the Simpson Hewett Lecture. Speakers at these lectures have featured Sue Phillips from Sacred Design Lab, Pastor Melissa Florer-Bixler, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson.

Andover Newton also holds workshops and lectures during events like Alumni/ae Convocation, where our affiliated faculty and other teaching team members can shed light on new and developing topics they are both passionate about and have expertise in.