Schedule

REGISTRATION opens at 12pm on Thursday, August 7th. The details of this schedule may change…but the start and stop times will stay the same so that you can plan your travel accordingly.

August 7, 2014

Come in one day early on August 7th for our pre-conference intensives. The intensives start at 2PM ET and focused on:

  • Starting a New Church: Learn the Basics with Sara Wilcox and Doug Pagitt
  • Church Renewal Basics with Michael Piazza
  • Media Discipleship: Growing Your Church Using the Media with Auburn Seminary
  • Stop the Traffik: Join us to talk about global human trafficking and what your church can do with Ruth Dearnley
  • Denominational Staff in a New Age with Cameron Trimble

After Hours –
Small Group Mixers – 6:30PM

August 8, 2014

Morning Gathering – 9AM
Welcome and Introductions
Large Group Session with Brian McLaren

Learning Communities – 10:45AM

  • Shawna Bowman
  • Mike Piazza
  • Bruce Reyes Chow
  • Stacey Harwell
  • Lisa Anderson
  • Doug Pagitt

Afternoon Workshops – 1:45PM

  • Stacey Harwell – Community Organizing
  • Patrick Duggan– Church Building and Loan Fund
  • JC Austin – Stewardship Essentials
  • Mike Piazza – Church Craft
  • Ruth Dearnly – Human Trafficking
  • Bruce Reyes-Chow – Social Media and Your Church
  • Lisa Anderson - Pastoral Resilience

Large Group Session with Brian McLaren – 2:45pm

  • Practitioner Profile
  • Best Idea-Share

Learning Communities - 4:00PM

  • Shawna Bowman
  • Mike Piazza
  • Bruce Reyes Chow
  • Stacey Harwell
  • Lisa Anderson
  • Doug Pagitt

After Hours –
Small Group Mixers with Presenters – 6:30PM
Taize Service – 9PM

August 9, 2014

Morning Learning Communities - 9AM

  • Shawna Bowman
  • Mike Piazza
  • Bruce Reyes Chow
  • Stacey Harwell
  • Lisa Anderson
  • Carol Howard Merritt

Large Group Session with Brian McLaren – 10:45AM

Afternoon Large Group Session with Cameron Trimble, Stephanie Spellers, Michael Piazza, Carol Howard Merritt- 1:00PM

Post-Workshop Field Trip – 2:45PM
Take a tour of the Carter Center


August 10, 2014

Morning Gathering – 9AM
Worship at an Atlanta area church