updated 3/08/2018

Color codes: worship services in red, spiritual practices in blue, worshipful work sessions in green.

THURSDAY, June 14 (Spiritual Practices 3 & 1)

  • 12:00 pm – Registration Opens
  • 12pm to 1pm – Free Time/Booths
  • 1:00 – 1:45 – Welcome & worship. Focus on IMMC and congregations.
  • 2:00 – 3:15 – Biblically focused seminars with qualified Anabaptist Teachers – Practice #3 – Studying the Scriptures together.
  • 3:30pm to 5:30pm – Worshipful Work Session I
  • 5:45pm to 7:15pm – Supper
    • Offer space for those who want to fast and pray together as an alternative to supper, in keeping with Practice #2
  • 7:30pm to 8:30pm – Worship Service 1 – Practice #1 – Gathered Worship. Journey graduation? Broader church theme?
  • 8:45pm – Possible “Training” Time for Those Registered to Have Conversations with Neighbors and Strangers about the Bible

FRIDAY, June 15 (Spiritual Practices 2, 5, 6, & 4)

  • 7am to 8am – Morning Options
  1. Coffee & bagels
  2. Offer space for those who want to fast and pray together as an alternative to breakfast in keeping with Practice #2
  3. Possible “Training” Time for Those Registered to Have Conversations with Neighbors and Strangers about the Bible
  • 8:15am to 9:15am – Worship Service 2 with Focus on Practice #2 – Fasting, Prayer, and Generous Giving
  • 9:15am to 9:45am – Free Time/Booth Time
  • 10am to 11:45 am – Worshipful Work II
  • 12:00 to 1:15pm – Lunch
    • Offer space for those who want to fast and pray together; break the fast together w/ light food(?); in keeping with Practice #2
    • Mennonite Women lunch
    • Mennonite Men lunch
  • 1:30pm to 5:00 pm – Excursions
    • Option 1: Practice #5 Bible Study with neighbors and strangers
      • Ideas: Arrange Bible Study with Muslim groups, Jewish groups, Black Lives Matter affiliates (most of whom are Christian)
    • Option 2: Practice #6 Peacemaking
      • Ideas: service projects or justice projects, or even a prayer walk
    • Option 3: Free Time/Booth Time
  • 5:30pm to 7:00pm – Celebration Meal – Theme: Practice #4 – Hospitality at Emmanuel Living Church. (Pastor recognition now, but honor deceased pastors during a worship session?)
  • 7:15pm to 8:45pm – Worship Service 3 with Focus on Practice #4 – Hospitality at Emmanuel Church.

SATURDAY, June 16

  • 7am to 8am – Coffee & bagels
  • 8:30am to 10:00 am – Worshipful Work III
  • 10:15 to 11:30am – Worship Service – Review all 6 Practices?
  • 11:45 – farewell and travel home
Posted March 26, 2018 by Communications Coordinator