2003 Schedule

The 2003 Ekklesia Project Gathering
Discipleship in a Divided Church

July 31-August 2
DePaul University
Chicago, IL

Conference Program

Thursday, July 31

11:00 a.m.
until 12:45

Registration
   

1:00

Welcome to The Ekklesia Project
Phil Kenneson
, Milligan College, and Chairman of The Ekklesia Project
Michael Budde, DePaul University, and Coordinator of The Ekklesia Project
   

2:00

Break
   

2:30

The Eucharist and the Fractured Body
Fr. Robert Barron
, University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL
Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University School of Divinity, Durham, NC
Gerald Schlabach, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
     

4:00

Break
     

4:30

Workshops:

Pacifism and Conscientious Objection
Fr. Michael Baxter, University of Notre Dame, IN

Catechesis and Christian Initiation
Elizabeth Newman, Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Richmond, VA
Rev. David Fitch, Life on the Vine Christian Community and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard IL

Sharing Possessions and Almsgiving
David Janzen, Reba Place Fellowship, Evanston IL
Kelly Johnson, University of Dayton, OH

Giving and Receiving Counsel in a Divided Church
Michael Cartwright, University of Indianapolis
Jon Stock, Church of the Servant King, Eugene OR

     

6:00

Dinner
     

7:15

Worship


Friday, August 1

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast
   

9:00

Worship
   

9:30

Prayer and Christian Unity
James Lewis, Anderson University, Anderson, IN
Rev. William Soetenga, Church of God at West Anderson, Anderson, IN
   

10:30

Break
   

11:00

Church Responses to the Iraq War: A Round Table
Participants to be announced
   

12:00

Lunch
   

1:00

Workshops:

Pacifism and Conscientious Objection
Fr. Michael Baxter, University of Notre Dame, IN

Catechesis and Christian Initiation
Elizabeth Newman, Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Richmond, VA
Rev. David Fitch, Life on the Vine Christian Community and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard IL

Sharing Possessions and Almsgiving
David Janzen, Reba Place Fellowship, Evanston IL
Kelly Johnson, University of Dayton, OH

Giving and Receiving Counsel in a Divided Church
Michael Cartwright, University of Indianapolis
Jon Stock, Church of the Servant King, Eugene OR

   

3:30

Conflict and the Parish
Rev. Kyle Childress, Austin Heights Baptist Church, Nacogdoches, TX
   

5:00

Social Gathering and Dinner (Chicago-style pizza)


Saturday, August 2

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast
   

9:00

Worship
   

9:30

Scripture and the Divided Church
Stephen Fowl, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD
   

10:30

Break
   

11:00

The Ekklesia Project: A Progress Report
   

11:30

Meeting Evaluation
   

12:00

Dismissal