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Schedule

Wednesday, October 21

8:00 – 9:00 am   Registration in the foyer
9:00 am – 9:30 am – Plenary session & prayer
9:30 – 10:30 am – Breakout sessions
10:30 – 11:00 am – Break (onsite)
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Breakout sessions
12:00 – 1:30 pm   Lunch (onsite)
1:30 – 3:00 pm    Concert of Prayer
– Worship led by Bread We Break
3:00 – 3:30 pm     Break (onsite)
3:30 – 5:00 pm     Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches
5:00 – 6:30 pm    Dinner (for AGM attendees only)
7:00 – 9:00 pm    Plenary Session #1 (open to the public)
– Worship led by Bread We Break
– Speakers – Ingrid Reichard and Andrew Dyck
– Testimonies

Thursday, October 22

8:30 – 10:15 am    Plenary Session #2
– Speaker – Laura Schmidt Roberts
– Respondent – Gil Dueck
10:15 – 10:45 am  Break
10:45 – 12:00 pm  Plenary Session #3
– Bible Studies
– Discussion and Dialogue
12:00 – 1:30 pm   Lunch (onsite)
1:30 – 3:00 pm     Workshops
– Sex and the City of God with Justin Neufeld
– The World Through the Eyes of College Students with Erin Thiessen and Terry Doerksen
– Being an Inclusive Church: how to include people who have committed sexual offences against children with Carol Penner
– Spiritual Friendship: creating safe community with Daniel Komori
– Clarity in a Culture of Shame with David Warkentin
3:00 – 3:30 pm     Break
3:30 – 5:00 pm      Plenary Session #4
– Bible Studies
– Discussion and Dialogue
5:00 – 7:00 pm     Dinner (onsite)
7:00 – 9:00 pm     Plenary Session #5 (open to the public)
– Worship led by Bread We Break
– Speaker – Bruxy Cavey
– Respondent – Mary Anne Isaak
– Testimonies

Friday, October 23

8:30 – 10:00 am    Plenary Session #6
Speaker – Paul Cumin
Respondent – Carol Penner
10:00 – 10:30 am  Break
10:30 – 12:00 pm  Workshops
– How The Meeting House Engage the LGBTQ Community with Bruxy Cavey
– Glorious sex: an illustrated (theological) guide to fidelity and wholeness with Paul Cumin
– Talking to Teens About Sexuality with Janessa Giesbrecht
– Sexual Abuse: the effects and healing with Elsie Goertzen
12:00 – 1:30 pm     Lunch (onsite)
1:30 – 3:00 pm      Plenary Session #7
– Dialogue and Processing
3:00 – 3:30 pm      Break
3:30 – 5:00 pm      Closing Session
– Processing
– Worship led by Bread We Break
– Communion