Program

Christian Unity Gathering Schedule (subject to change)

Sunday, October 14:

  • 3 pm-9 pm: Registration
  • Afternoon:   Pre-gathering meetings
    • Intergenerational Think Tank
    • Executive Committee
  • 6 pm – 7 pm Executive Committee and Intergenerational Think Tank dinner
  • 7 pm-9 pm: Executive Committee meeting
  • 8 pm-9 pm: Seminarians meet and greet

Monday, October 15:

  • 7:30 am-8:30 am: Breakfast
  • 8 am-1 pm: Registration
  • 9 am-9:50 am: Seminarians Orientation
  • 9 am- 12:30 pm:   Convening Table Meetings*
  • 10 am- 12:00 pm: Deep Dives (for those not attending Convening Table meetings)
  • 12 pm- 1:30 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30 pm- 5:45 pm: Convening Table Meetings*
  • 2 pm- 4 pm: Deep Dives (for those not attending Convening Table meetings)
  • 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm: Seminarians debrief
  • 6 pm- 7:30 pm: CUG Opening Dinner and Panel
  • 7:30 pm- 9 pm:   Opening Worship with The Rev. Traci Blackmon, preacher; Tony Small, music leader

Tuesday, October 16:

  • 7:30 am-8:30 am: Breakfast
  • 8 am-1 pm: Registration
  • 8:30 am-9:15 am: Morning Worship with Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, preacher; Tony Small, music leader
  • 9:30 am- 11:45 am: Dr. David Anderson Hooker facilitating “Hard Truths in Beloved Community”
  • 12 pm- 1 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30 pm- 3 pm: Dr. David Anderson Hooker
  • 3:30 pm- 5:00pm: Deep Dives:
    • Introduction to UCC’s resource, “Sacred Conversations to End Racism” led by Rev. Curtiss DeYoung and Dr. Velda Love
  • 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm: Intergenerational Think Tank
  • 5 pm- 6 pm: Seminarians Debriefing
  • 6:30 pm- 9 pm: Awards Banquet

Wednesday, October 17:

  • 7:30 am:   Ecumenical Officer, State Ecumenical Executives, and Governing Board Breakfast
  • 9 am- 3 pm:  Governing Board Meeting
  • 9 am-12 pm: Local and Regional Ecumenism Committee Meeting
  • 12 pm- 1pm: Lunch

*PLEASE NOTE: Convening Table (CT) membership is indicated on your nametag. Non-members have “public” on their nametag. Those who have “public” on their nametag are not CT members and are welcome to attend the concurrent “Deep Dives” on Monday and Tuesday.