Saturday, August 7, 2021
An opportunity for Disciples to connect, learn, worship, and imagine new ways of gathering as church.
Through Bible study, worskshops, and worship, the event will focus on the covenant we share as Disciples and the promise of Romans 8:38-39 that nothing can separate us from the love of God.
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Virtual Gathering Schedule: August 7, 2021
Gathering and Welcome
11:00am ET/8:00am PT
The gathering begins with words of welcome, music, and a brief orientation to the virtual meeting space.
11:15am ET/8:15am PT
Disciples scholars will offer reflections on our theme and focus scripture, followed by Q and A from participants. Featured speakers will be Rev. Yolanda M. Norton, founder and executive director of The Global Arts and Theology Experience and creator of Beyoncé Mass, and Rev. Dr. Eric Smith, Assistant Professor of Early Christianity and Contemporary Christian Practices at the Iliff School of Theology.
Session 1: 2:00pm – 3:15 pm ET/11:00am – 12:15 PT
Session 2: 3:30pm – 4:45 ET/12:30pm – 1:45 PT
Interactive learning opportunities from general ministry leaders and other ministry partners.
6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT
Featuring a roll call of regions and General Minister and President Rev. Terri Hord Owens preaching.
Regular registration starts at $25, which includes access to all sessions and workshops, as well as the virtual exhibit hall. Options for reduced registration fees will also be available so the event can be accessible by all. Sign up above to be notified when registration is open.
Throughout the day, a virtual exhibit hall will allow participants to connect with ministry partners in real time. If your organization is interested in hosting a virtual exhibit booth, sign up above to receive more information as it becomes available.
This all-church event is made possible by the generous financial support of general ministries and other sponsors. If you would like more information about sponsorship opportunities, please sign up above and someone from our office will be in touch.