Schedule: Gathering 2013

Schedule: Gathering 2013

 

Practicing the Peace of Christ
in Church, Neighborhood, and Country

Day 1: Thursday, July 11

10:00 – 12:00 Registration & Dorm Check-In

11:30 – 1 p.m. Lunch                          

1:15 – 1:30 Welcome and Introduction of Theme, Brent Laytham


1:30 – 2:30 Opening Worship                                                                                  
John Nugent, Preaching



2:30 – 3:15 Free Beverage Break                                                              
sponsored by the Masters of Theological Studies program at Loyola University Maryland

3:15 – 4:45 Plenary 1 Peace in Our Churches                                                  
Randy Cooper and Jana Bennett

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

5:45 – 7:15 Pizza Dinner                                                                                          

7:00– 9:00 Coffeehouse                                                                                           

9:00 – ? Hangout in Dorms and Beyond

a time for new and renewed friendship

Day 2: Friday, July 12

7:30 – 8:20 Breakfast                                                                       

8:30 – 9 Lectio Divina led by Nancy Varden                                                  

9 – 10:30 Plenary 2: Stanley Hauerwas with Mike Budde “The Abolition of War”

10:30 Beverage Break                                                                                              

10:45 – noon Workshop Session I

  • “War Has Been Abolished: Proclaiming Christ’s Peace Through the Abolition of War”
    Matt Morin and Stanley Hauerwas
  • “Sharing Communion but not Convictions: Practicing Peace over the Same-Sex Marriage Divide in Local Churches”  Erin Dufault-Hunter
  •  “Extending the Mission of the Church through Intentional Christian Communities”
    David Janzen and local witnesses
  • “Restorative Justice: Ecclesial Roots, Ecclesial Applications”
    Ted Lewis

noon – 1:00 Lunch

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

  • The Bruderhoff’s response to WWII and the way those practices continue to shape their communities today. Peter Mommsen
  • “Sharing Communion but not Convictions: Practicing Peace over the Same-Sex Marriage Divide in Local Churches”  Erin Dufault-Hunter
  •  “Extending the Mission of the Church through Intentional Christian Communities”
    David Janzen and local witnesses
  • “Restorative Justice: Ecclesial Roots, Ecclesial Applications”
    Ted Lewis

(Drinks and snacks available)

3:00 – 4:30 Plenary 3 “The Peace of Christ in Practice: the Neighborhood”
Allan Howe and Kelly Johnson

4:30 – 5:00 Break

5:00 – 6 Dinner

6:45 – 7:30 Evening Prayer and Footwashing Service
Meditation: Brent Laytham

Day 3: Saturday, July 13

7:30 – 8:30 Breakfast

7:30 – 8:30 Dorm Checkout

8:30 – 9:00 Lectio Divina led by B.J. Heyboer

3:00 – 4:30 Plenary 4 “Challenges to Christians Practicing the Peace of Christ in the Nation.”
George Kalantzis and Steve Fowl



10:45 – 11:30 Closing Worship
Tim Ross, Preaching

11:30 – 11:45 Closing Remarks Brent Laytham