Speakers – Summer Seminars

Earl PalmerEarl Palmer — Recently retired after 15 years as Senior Pastor of University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA, Palmer had, prior to that, served as senior minister of First Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, CA for 21 years.  Since retiring from pastoral teaching, he has devoted his energies to Earl Palmer Ministries, which focuses on encouraging pastors and laity in both discipleship and service as followers of Jesus Christ in today’s world. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton Theological Seminary, of Regent College, Vancouver, B.C., and of New College Berkeley, CA.  He has authored nearly two dozen books, including many commentaries on various books of the Bible.  Most recently, he completed his role as Preaching Pastor-in-Residence at The National Presbyterian Church in Washington DC.

Kim GilnettKim Gilnett— Marketing Associate for the School of Fine and Performing Arts, Seattle Pacific University. His abiding passion as an Anglophile and true Lewisian has made him a highly experienced and engaging tour leader. His intense study of Lewis has afforded him the opportunity to meet a number of Lewis’s friends and scholars. He has spent over 15 summers at The Kilns, where he has been actively involved in ensuring the historical accuracy of its restoration and in the conduct of the Summer Seminars-in-Residence.