Join us on June 29, 2015 for a day of reflection, celebration and dreaming about the new day that is dawning toward a fully inclusive community within the ABC-USA and across the Baptist traditions.
Exciting conversations are taking place around the world as many people see significant shifts happening in individual human capacities and societal norms. Recent victories for LGBTQ recognition and rights suggest change is occurring indeed. Gather with us in retreat as we examine and share about these new days.
Here is a sampling of what’s on the table:
Since individual experiences don’t always correspond to societal trends, how does one really know change is happening? Is there really “Anything new under the sun?” How might my private meditations touch or influence others?
How do we respond out of our agency and love when we have so long pursued our power? When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. (Jimi Hendrix) Peace, really?
And finally, let’s join to send Robin Lunn and Jodi Robinson off into their new endeavors where no concerns abide and no deadlines arise. Okay, that might be the fantasy of the rest of us but you get the idea.
9:00 - Registration
10:00 - Gathering Celebration
10:45 - Creating—Is a new day coming? How do we know?
11:45 - Reflecting—Where is the grace?
12:30 - Box Lunch
1:30 - Creating—Agency comes to individuals and to communities
2:30 - Reflecting—Where is our power?
3:15 - Walk About
4:00 - Break
6:00 - Dinner
7:30 - Reflecting-With the dawn comes change for us all
8:30 - Closing Celebration with Communion
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