Schedule

Day 1: MONDAY, July 7, 2008

10:00-12:00

Registration

11:30-12:45

Lunch (DePaul Student Center)

1:00-1:30

Welcome, Announcements and Introduction
Brent Laytham, EP Coordinator
Nekeisha Alexis-Baker and Stan Wilson, Gathering Planning Committee

1:30-2:45

Opening Worship
Neeki Bey and James Lewis

3:00-4:00

Dorm Check-In

4:15-5:30

Plenary 1
“God’s Word and the Proliferation of ‘Humanity’s Most Dangerous Myth’”
Rodney Sadler will examine the place of the Bible in the Racialist Discourse and help us situate race and racism theologically.

5:45-7:15

Chicago Pizza Supper

7:30-8:30

Plenary 2
“Racialized Ecclesiology, Oneness, and Catholicity”
Gathered around tables following our pizza supper, Mike Broadway will offer us a story of an academic and theological pilgrimage.

Day 2: TUESDAY, July 8, 2008

7:30-8:30

Breakfast (DePaul Student Center)

8:45-10:00

Plenary 3
“The Most Segregated Hour in America”
Following up on the important sociological findings of Michael Emerson and Christian Smith, Victor Hinojosa wants to explore why it is that we do not worship together on Sunday mornings.

10:00-10:15

Break

10:15-11:30

Workshop I (details)

11:30-12:45

Lunch

1:00-2:15

Workshop II (details)

2:15-2:30

Break

2:30-4:00

Plenary 4
“Thoughts on Racism as an Ecclesial Vice”
In this “working plenary” we will be guided into small group conversations and invited to explore the ways that the stories, institutions and practices of local church life might help “break the habits” of racism.
Kelly Johnson

4:00-4:30

Vespers

5:00-6:30

Dinner

6:45-8:15

Plenary 5
Congregational Forum with members of Rock of Salvation Church (Chicago) and New Life/Nueva Vida Church (Philadelphia)
Craig Wong, Moderator

Day 3: WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2008

7:30-8:30

Breakfast (DePaul Student Center)

8:00-9:00

Dorm Check Out

9:15-10:45

Plenary 6
“A House of Prayer for All Nations? The Limits and Hopes of Ecclesial Formation”
Mike Budde

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-12:00

Closing Worship and Footwashing Service
Michelle Lloyd-Paige, preaching