Conference Resource Archive

30 June 2013 – Sunday (Pre-Conference Events)

TIME EVENT RESOURCES
8:30am – 9:30am Pre-Pride Rally and Spiritual Send Off  Rev. Dr. Troy D. Perry
9:00am – 8:00pm Registration and Info Desk
12:00pm – 4:00pm Chicago PRIDE Parade
6:00pm – 7:00pm Volunteer Check-In

 

1 July 2013 – Monday

TIME EVENT RESOURCES
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Break
8:00am – 7:00pm Registration and Info Desk
9:00am – 5:30pm Children and Youth Program
9:30am – 10:30am Orientation for those with Special Needs
10:00am – 12:00pm Supervising Clergy Training  

Supervising Clergy Training - GC 2013 (1.6 MiB)

10:30am – 12:00pm Orientation to General Conference
11:00am – 12:00pm Board of Pensions Meeting
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm – 3:00pm Keynote and Plenary Session
1:00pm – 7:00pm Resouce EXPO
3:15pm – 3:45pm Book Signing with Bob Johansen
3:30pm – 5:30pm Business Forum
5:30pm – 7:00pm Dinner Break
7:00pm – 8:30pm Opening Worship  “Then the World Might Believe” with Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson
9:00pm – 10:00pm Opening Reception
9:30pm – 10:30pm Affinity Group Meetings

 

2 July 2013 – Tuesday

TIME EVENT RESOURCES
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Break
12-Step Meeting
Yoga
8:00am – 7:00pm Registration and Info Desk
Resource EXPO
8:00am – 5:30pm Children and Youth Program
8:15am – 9:00am Global Readings of the Bible
9:30am – 10:30am Morning Worship  “Believe in Transformation” with Rev. Elder Darlene Garner
10:00am – 4:00pm HIV Testing
10:45am – 12:00pm Business Meeting: Governing Board Slate
11:00am – 12:00pm Pop Topic Workshops
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 3:00pm Pop Topic Workshops
1:30pm – 5:00pm Business Meeting
3:30pm – 5:00pm Pop Topic Workshops
Elements of Change -Presented by: Dar Parugganan and Lisa Styers 

Elements of Change (91.6 KiB)

Elements of Change (207.6 KiB)

5:30pm – 7:00pm Dinner Break
7:00pm – 8:30pm Worship  “Believe that Destiny Stands in the Need of Us” with Rev. Dr. James Forbes
9:00pm – 10:00pm Play – Transformations

 

3 July 2013 – Wednesday

TIME EVENT RESOURCES
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Break
12-Step Meeting
Yoga
8:00am – 1:00pm Registration and Info Desk
Resource EXPO
Children and Youth Program
8:15am – 9:00am Global Readings of the Bible
9:30am – 10:30am Morning Worship  “Believe in Possibilities” with Rev. Pressley Sutherland
10:00am – 2:00pm HIV Testing
11:00am – 12:45pm Plenary Session  

PLENARY Bishop Christopher Senyonjo Of Uganda (269.7 KiB)

1:00pm – 7:00pm FREE TIME
7:00pm – 8:30pm Worship  “Believe in Wholeness” with Rev. Elder Dr. Mona West
9:00pm – 10:00pm Affinity Groups

 

4 July 2013 – Thursday

TIME EVENT RESOURCES
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Break
12-Step Meeting
Yoga
8:00am – 5:00pm Children and Youth Program
8:00am – 7:00pm Registration and Info Desk
Resource EXPO
8:15am – 9:00am Global Readings of the Bible
9:30am – 10:30am Morning Worship  “Believe in Our Sacred Creativity” with Natasha Holmes and Angel Collie
11:00am – 12:30pm Workshops
Be an Excellent Employer  

Be An Excellent Employer Presenters Barb Crabtree, Miriam Chacon-Peralta (MMBB) (487.6 KiB)

Dr. James Forbes Preaching Institute, Part 1
Faith and In/Tolerance in Eastern Europe
Programming for a Landscape that is Spiritual but not Religious
The Iberoamerican Network’s Workshops:  Planting Hispanic Ministries
The Internet, Sex, and Your Congregation
Pop Topic Workshops
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 3:00pm Workshops
Bibliodrama – Making the Word Become Flesh
Church Size Theory Matters!!!
Developing a Healthy Emerging Ministry  

Developing A Healthy Emerging Ministry (5.3 MiB)

Dr. James Forbes Preaching Institute, Part 2 – Preaching for Liberation in the 21st Century
One Heart, One Mind
The Iberoamerican Network’s Workshops:  Our Diversity
Pop Topic Workshops
3:15pm – 4:00pm Plenary Session
4:15pm – 5:15pm Plenary Session
5:15pm – 6:30pm Dinner Break
6:30pm – 8:00pm Worship  “From “I Am” to “We Are”” with Rev. Wes Mullins

 

5 July 2013 – Friday

TIME EVENT RESOURCES
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Break
12 Step Meeting
Yoga
8:00am – 5:00pm Children and Youth Program
8:00am – 7:00pm Registration and Info Desk
Resource EXPO
8:15am – 9:00am Global Readings of the Bible
9:30am – 10:30am Morning Worship  “Believe in the Grace of Now” with Rev. Elder Hector Gutiérrez
10:00am – 12:30pm Workshops
Be Inclusive  

Be Inclusive Workshop (307.7 KiB)

Be MCC: Making the MCC Brand Work for You!  

Brand Matters Presenters Barb Crabtree And Joseph Tolton (6.4 MiB)

HIV and AIDS: Keeping the Promise and Making the Connections
Reproductive Justice:  The Queer Connections
Stewardship: What Really Works in the Local Church?
The Iberoamerican Network’s Workshops:  The Right of Marriage
The Spirit of God is Blowing; Are you Ready, MCC?
Pop Topic Workshops
The Gift of Presence - Presented by: Barry Christensen

The Gift of Presence (13.8 KiB)

12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 3:00pm Workshops
Ensuring Finances Support Spiritual Growth – How to Be an Effective Church Business Manager

Be an Excellent Church Administrator Presenters Sara-Jane Ramage and Barb Crabtree (511.4 KiB)

Beyond Inclusion: Creating Trans* and GNC Celebratory Congregations in MCC  

Beyond Inclusion Creating Trans And GNC Celebratory Congregations In MCC Angel Collie (5.2 MiB)

Global Justice: A Movement of Faith
MCC Clergy Talking SEX
MCC in Iberoamerica and in the Hispanic Communities
Oh *!@%!! Is it Sunday Already? Worship Design as an Art Form
Transformational Leadership in a Vibrant Church
Pop Topic Workshops
Are You Called To Pastoral Ministry?

Are You Called To Pastoral Ministry Rev Dr Jeff Miner Life JOurney MCC (1.3 MiB)

3:30pm – 5:00pm Workshops
Be Strategic: Planning for the Future of Your Church  
Be Visible in Your Local Community: Media Training to Amplify Your Voice and Story  

Be Visible In Your Local Community Media Training To Amplify Your Voice And Story Presenters Craig And Holmes (8.4 MiB)

Contemplation and Action in the Work of Justice
Equality and Diversity in the History of Marriage: Why Some Things Have Changed More Than You Would Think
Gamble Everything For Love
MCC Churches Today: What Have We Learned About Church Life and Health?
Music in Worship: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going
The Iberoamerican Network’s Workshops: Alliances for Human Rights
Pop Topic Workshops
5:00pm – 6:30pm Dinner Break
6:30pm – 8:00pm Closing Worship  “That God Sent Us” with Rev. Jeff Miner
8:00pm – 9:00pm Closing Reception

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