Evangelism Catalyst Pre-Gathering – Wednesday March 14
12:00 pm-6:00 pm with lunch and dinner on site
Evangelism Matters – March 15, 2:00pm – March 17, 12:00pm
12:00-2:00 | Registration Open, Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 | Panel moderated by Stephanie Spellers
What is evangelism and where have you seen Episcopal evangelism thriving?
Carrie Headington, Brother Angel Roque, Brad Hauff, and Luisa Van Oss
4:00 | Plenary featuring: Mary Parmer, Hillary Raining, and Jimmy Abbott
5:00-7:00 | Dinner Break followed by Holy Eucharist
7:00 | The Rev. Gay Jennings Celebrating; The Most Rev. Michael Curry Preaching
9:00 | Episcopal Evangelism 101 (in English & Español) featuring the Episcopal Evangelism Initiatives Team, especially Rev. Nancy Frausto teaching full session in Spanish/Español
Self selected track options:
- The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversations | Mary Schaller of Q Place: A curriculum to equip Christians in how to engage in spiritual conversations.
- Formation and Evangelism | Episcopal Formation Team with Luisa Van Oss and her parents
10:45 | Plenary featuring: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President Gay Jennings
12:00-1:45 | Lunch & Workshops featuring: Scrappy Church, Parish Evangelism, Social Justice as Evangelism, Camps/Conference Centers as Evangelistic Sites, the Beloved Community Story Sharing Campaign, Migration Ministries, Prayer and Evangelism, Personal Storytelling, Discipleship and Evangelism, Healing and Deliverance Ministry, Governance as Evangelism, Outreach Partnerships, UTO, and the Story of the Funeral Home Church (for descriptions go to the Workshops page).
2:00-4:45 | Workshops featuring: Small Groups, Indigenous Ministry, the Margins and those not at the Table, Mapping Your Context, Third Spaces as Evangelistic Sites, the Episcopal Asset Map, a Play Group on Evangelism Practice, Evangelism for Shy People, Youth Ministry, Millenials, Vital Music, and Storytelling with Marketing.
5:00 | Plenary featuring: Marcus Hailey in an in depth reading of Matthew’s Great Commission
9:00 | Workshops featuring: Digital Evangelism, Communication, Harry Potter and Evangelism, Chinese Evangelism, Churches in Transition, Engaging Scripture, and a Play Group on Formation and Evangelism
11:00 | Closing Plenary featuring: Alex Montes-Vela, Frank Logue, and Stephanie Spellers
12:00 | We Go in Peace to Share the Good News of our Loving, Liberating, Life-Giving God