SCHEDULE


All conference events will take place at West End Collegiate Church, 245 W. 77th St. (between Broadway and West End Ave) New York, NY 10024.

 

 

Tuesday, May 2

10:00am Check In (Parlor)

     Mandala Art Contemplation, Katie Jo Suddaby*

11:00am Keynote: Jes Kast (Sanctuary); Music: Rachael Hadley McClair

12:00pm Lunch (Parlor)

      Mandala Art Contemplation, Katie Jo Suddaby*

1:00pm Conversation on History (Chapel), Facilitators: Tina Schermer Sellers & Jennifer Fisher

2:30pm Conversation on Art (Sanctuary), Facilitators: Jeana Pynes & Victoria Peterson-Hilleque

4:00pm Taste of Heaven Church at West End Collegiate Church (Chapel)

    Mandala Art Contemplation, Katie Jo Suddaby*

6:30pm Dinner (on your own)

8:30pm Keynote: The Mother Wound: Why Our Patriarchal Churches Aren't Doing It For Us, by Susan Cottrell (Sanctuary)

 

Wednesday, May 3

8:30am Breakfast and Coffee (Parlor)

    Mandala Art Contemplation, Katie Jo Suddaby*

9:30am Conversation on Logistics (Chapel), Facilitator: Kaji Dousa

11:00am Keynote: Things Not Seen: Navigating the Interiority of the Journey, by Neichelle Guidry (Sanctuary); Music: Rachael Hadley McClair

12:00pm Lunch (Parlor)

    Mandala Art Contemplation, Katie Jo Suddaby*

1:00pm Conversation on Activism (Chapel), Facilitator: Neichelle Guidry

2:30pm Conversation on Knowing (Chapel), Facilitator: Kate Martin

4:00pm OPEN Mic (Chapel), Facilitator: Victoria Peterson-Hilleque

6:00pm Dinner (on your own) or Taize Service at West End Collegiate Church (Chapel)

8:00pm Keynote: Mary Was First... by Jacqui Lewis (Sanctuary)

 

Thursday, May 4

9:30am Coffee & Closing Conversation (Parlor), Facilitators: Paula Williams & Jes Kast

    Mandala Art Destruction Ceremony, Katie Jo Suddaby*

11:30am Keynote: Oh, The Things I Did Not Know, Paula Stone Williams (Sanctuary); Music: Rachael Hadley McClair



*You are invited to participate in creating a piece of mandala sand art inspired by Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise,” facilitated by Katie Jo Suddaby.