Workshop registration will open on Monday, 20 April at 8:30am for all Networks. Please pick up your workshop materials at the registration table just across from the ballrooms at the top of the escalator.
Cokesbury Book Store located in the CYPRESS ROOM will open on Monday 2-7pm.
Being involved in ecumenism and/or interfaith activities is an art as well as a science. This seminar provided the basics needed to be an effective Ecumenical/ Interreligious officer or informed “lay person.”
Our Common Baptism: Rites of Initiation and Catechesis
The Rev. Beverly R. Piro, ELCA
There has been remarkable convergence among Christians regarding the role of baptism – both theologically and in practice. This seminar explored the ecumenical significance of our rites of initiation into the Christian community, with a special emphasis on the recovery of the formative … Continue Reading ››
The Rev. Dr. Maxwell Johnson, ELCA
The last several years have brought numerous dialogues, documents and discussions about the significance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the life of the churches. Roman Catholics, Protestants, Anglicans and others have done fruitful work. With us to lead a seminar on Mary in Ecumenical Perspective was … Continue Reading ››
The Rev. Karen Georgia Thompson, UCC
Bishop Mary Ann Swenson, UMC
This seminar provided information about the preparation and participation of US denominations in the upcoming Assembly. There will be discussion of the theme: “God of life, lead us to justice and peace” and sharing of documents that are … Continue Reading ››
Religious Liberty: Starting Points for the Conversation
The Rev. Dr. James Childs, ELCA, Trinity Lutheran Seminary
The Rev. Dr. John Crossin, OSFS, RCC
Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman, Mennonite, Methodist Theological School in Ohio
This seminar offered an explanation of religious liberty as understood and interpreted by their respective Christian traditions as well as implications.