2020 Experience


The ministries of the National Convocation, Obra Hispana, and NAPAD of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will come together to listen, learn and worship, as we celebrate together in a joint 2020 Experience under the theme “It’s Real” and the scripture of Revelations 7:9-17.

This unity will also be modeled in the educational offerings.  The 2020 Experience seeks workshops that will address areas/topics that impact the Obra Hispana, National Convocation and NAPAD communities. These topics include, but are not limited to, congregational life, faith formation, spiritual practice, and justice issues that impact our world  The 2020 workshops will be open for ALL attendees, but please let us know if your workshop is targeted toward a particular audience – for example – young adult, clergy, lay, women, etc.

Workshops will be offered on Thursday and Friday.
Thursday 2:00 – 3:20 and 3:40 – 5:00
Friday 2:00 – 3:30

There will be two workshop options for Thursday.

  • The first option will be workshop sessions that will have Part 1 and Part 2, that will be last for a total of three hours.  In this format, the first part will feature topic by the presenters.   The Second Part will feature a panel with representatives of NAPAD, Obra Hispana and National Convocation that will contextualize the topic discussing practical strategies and examples of the topic. This time will conclude with at least 15 min. for Q&A.
  • The second option will be the opportunity to attend two different workshops for an hour and a half

Please complete the ONLINE APPLICATION by December 6th.   If you have any questions about workshops, you can email ItsReal@disciples.org

The final selection of all the workshops and leaders is at the discretion of the Education Experience team.

2020 Education Experience Team,

Rev. Hector Hernandez

Rev. Sheila P. Spencer

Rev. Hyoung Chel Tom Yang 

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