Friday, November 3, 2017

1:00pm Early Check-in

1:30pm Lay Leaders Gathering & Clergy Gathering with Bishops

2:30pm Lay Leaders Gathering Continues & Clergy Convocations Meeting

4:00pm Free Time for Fellowship and Check-In

4:40pm Clergy Vesting and Lineup

5:00pm Worship

7:00pm Dinner on the Grounds

This year’s dinner is included with registration. Spend the evening with other attendees from around the Southeast, enjoying great food and music by Americana band Shadowood Lite. We have reserved a premium tent that will provide seating for all attendees.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

8:00am Morning Prayer

8:30am Synod Delegates Meeting

10:00am Break

10:30am Stories of God’s Grace

11:00am Plenary Session: Canon Dan Alger

11:45am Boxed lunches (Served until 1:00pm) and Ministry Fair

1:30pm – 3:20pm Workshops and Ministry Fair

This year we are able to offer thirteen workshops, and you can pick two! We are offering all of our workshops twice, so that you can pick two of your favorites. The only exception is Canon Dan Alger’s workshops on Church Planting; the first focus on how existing churches can plant other churches, and the second will focus on the needs of individual planters.  

  • Intercessory Prayer – Mr. Ty Bragg
  • Church Building Projects – Mr. Rick Thurman
  • Short Term Mission Trips – the Rev. Chris Findley
  • Leading Bible Studies – Deacon Diane Pitzl
  • Church Communications – Mrs. Rachel Moorman
  • Mental Health in the Church – Dr. Morgan Wilkinson & Mrs. Carlyn Clawson
  • Church Web Sites – the Rev. Allen Willis
  • Spiritual Formation – the Rev. Summer Gross
  • Churches Planting Churches and People Who Plant Churches- Canon Dan Alger
  • Youth Ministry Network – Jessica Greiner
  • Children’s Catechesis – Victoria Haynes Swartz
  • Connecting with Millennials – the Rev. Al Allison
  • Serving Immigrants – Christine Jones

1:30pm – 2:20pm Workshops A

2:30pm – 3:20pm Workshops B
Ministry Fair is open in the Strickland Center 10am to 2pm

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