Lecture Series


Gary J. Tearney, MD, PhD

August 4th, 2014

– Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a Massachusetts General Hospital Research Scholar. He is also the co-chair of the Research Advisory Board of the Institute for Aging Research. His topic will be “A Fantastic Voyage Inside the Human Body."


Nancy Dwight

August 11th, 2014

– Chairperson of Dwight Partners. She was Executive Director of the National Republican Congressional Committee after serving as the committee’s Campaign Director for the historic 1980 election cycle. Her lecture will be titled “Election Outlook- 2014 and Beyond."


Porter J. Goss

August 18th, 2014

– Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency. He has five decades in public service and is recognized as both a leader and an expert in national security, international affairs, local government and conservation. His talk will be entitled “Current and Future Security Threats."


Bongsup Cho, PhD

August 25th, 2014

This lecture will take place at Dr. Cho’s lab at the main campus of University of Rhode Island. Dr. Cho is passionate about using 3D printing and animation technology to help facilitate learning about drug action. His lecture will be titled “3D Technology in Higher Education."


    Today the stewardship of the South Ferry Church has passed to the Friends of the South Ferry Church, a group of concerned citizens. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and are dependent on our many donors for the annual costs of maintaining and improving our historic building and grounds.

    Recognizing the building's priceless and irreplaceable part of the architectural historic heritage of Rhode Island, the Friend's mission is to protect the South Ferry Church from alteration or deterioration.