2018 Schedule

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 **Schedule subject to change**

Monday, March 5th

5:00pm
On-site Registration Open and Check- in

7:30pm
State of the Black Church with our General Minister and President- Rev. Terri Hord Owens and President of Disciples Home Missions Rev. Sotello V. Long

Tuesday, March 6th

8:15am-8:45am
On-site Registration Open

8:30am
Morning Manna- Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas

9:00am
Visit Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

5:30pm
Option for Group Reflection

7:00pm
Dinner will be on your own- take time to enjoy the City!

Wednesday, March 7th

8:30am
Morning Manna- Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas

9:00am 
Preston Taylor Institute
Session #1-  Rev. Dr. Stephanie Crowder

10:30pm
Break   

11:00am 
Track #1 Embody Pentecost Power: Reach the Masses (Select 1 workshop option from Track #1)
Workshop 1: How to engage all voices at the table of visioning the 21st Century Church Panel
Workshop 2: Casting and Implementing Vision: Serving Well through the Process
Workshop 3: 21st Century Church: Understanding and Implementing Technology in Your Church

12:30pm
Lunch- lunch is on your own

1:30pm
Track #1 Embody Pentecost Power: Reach the Masses (Select 1 workshop option from Track #1)
Workshop 1: How to engage all voices at the table of visioning the 21st Century Church Panel
Workshop 2: Casting and Implementing Vision: Serving Well through the Process
Workshop 3: 21st Century Church: Understanding and Implementing Technology in Your Church

3:00pm
Free Time

6:30pm
Evening Worship Service-
Tag Team Preachers
Rev. Dr. Rosalyn Nichols and Rev. Marvin J. Owens Jr.

Thursday, March 8th

8:30am
Morning Manna- Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas

9:00am
Preston Taylor Institute
Session #2- Rev. Dr. Stephanie Crowder

10:15am
Break 

10:30am
Track #2 Stay in Rhythm with the Spirit (Select 1 workshop option from Track #2)
Workshop 1: Work, Life Balance Part 1: Unearthing the Causes of Burnout & Maintaining Healthy Personal and Professional Identities
Workshop 2:
Work, Life Balance Part 2: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous: Self- Care Strategies with a Clergy Cash Flow
Workshop 3: Spiritual Development Practices for All Ages

12:00pm
Words from our Partners

12:30pm
Our Blessing and Benediction
Retreat Ends