Schedule: Gathering 2012

Slow Church:

Abiding Together in the Patient Work of God

 

Day 1: Thursday, July 5
10:00 – 12:00 Registration & Dorm Check-In

11:30 – 1 p.m. Lunch

1:15 – 1:30 Welcome, Announcements, and Introduction (podcast)

1:30 – 2:15 Opening Worship    Debbie Gish, Preaching. (podcast)

2:15 – 3:15 Free Beverage Break

3:15 – 4:45 Plenary 1   Jonathan Wilson “Are We There Yet?” (podcast)

5 – 5:45 Roundtables (CFI; what it means to endorse EP)

5:45 – 7:15 Pizza Dinner

7:00 – 9:00 Coffee house

9:00 Hangout in Dorms and Beyond

a time for new and renewed friendship

Day 2: Friday, July 6

7:30 – 8:20 Breakfast

8:30 – 9 Lectio Divina led by Chris Smith

9 – 10:30 Plenary 2  Stanley Hauerwas with Kyle Childress “Stan and Kyle Talk Slow Church” (podcast)

10:30 Beverage Break

10:45 – noon Workshop Session I

  • Slow Church, Deep Economy, and Comprehensive Community Development
  • Patient Economics
  • Food, Faith, and the Cultivating of Taste
  • Turning the Soil: Digging Deeper into the Findings of the CFI
  • Fast Friends in the Age of Facebook

noon – 1:00 Lunch      Student Center Cafeteria (2nd floor)

1:30 – 2:45 Workshop Session II (same workshops repeating)

  • Slow Church, Deep Economy, and Comprehensive Community Development
  • Patient Economics
  • Food, Faith, and the Cultivating of Taste
  • Turning the Soil: Digging Deeper into the Findings of the CFI
  • Fast Friends in the Age of Facebook

(Drinks and snacks available)

3:00 – 4:30 Plenary 3   Phil Kenneson  “Practicing Ecclesial Patience: Patient Practice Makes Perfect” (podcast)

4:30 – 5:00 Break

5:00 – 6 Dinner

6:45 – 7:30 Evening Prayer and Footwashing Service

Day 3: Saturday, July 7

7:30 – 8:30 Breakfast

7:30 – 8:30 Dorm Checkout

8:30 – 9:00 Lectio Divina led by Chris Smith

9:00 – 10:30 Panel Discussion (podcast)

10:45 – 11:30 Closing Worship   James Lewis, Preaching (podcast)

11:30 – 11:45 Closing Remarks