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      October 31, 2013 - November 2, 2013

      Thursday   9:00 AM - Saturday 12:00 PM

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      Marriage Matters: 2013 Covenant Conference

      Marriage Matters is the theme of the 2013 national Covenant Network Conference, to be held at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago October 31-November 2. Keynote speakers include Macky Alston, William Stacy Johnson, and Amy Plantinga Pauw.  Our preachers are Brian Ellison, Frank Yamada, and Sharon Youngs. A special pre-conference event on marriage liturgies and worship will be led by Kimberly Bracken Long.

      For more information, visit http://covnetpres.org/coming-covenant-conference/

      Housing at the Westin - Michigan Avenue must be reserved separately at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/covenantnetwork

      or by calling 312.943.7200 and mentioning the Covenant Network room block.

      Conference Schedule: 

      Thursday, October 31 

                  9:00 – 2:00                        Pre-Conference Workshop: Marriage Liturgies                                                            

                12:00 –8:00                         Registration/Fellowship                                               

                   2:00 – 2:45                        Conference Orientation                                                

                   3:00 – 5:00                        Opening Gathering and Plenary with Macky Alston                                              

                   5:00 – 6:00                        Pre-Dinner Gathering 

                   6:00 – 7:30                        Dinner at 4th Presbyterian Church

                   7:30 – 9:00                        Opening Worship, Frank Yamada preaching                                               

                   9:00                                    Reformation Day Party

       

      Friday, November 1

             8:00 – 8:30                          Coffee Fellowship

                    8:00 –11:00                        Registration                                                                      

                    8:30 –  9:00                        Morning Prayers

                    9:00 –10:30                       Morning Gathering and Plenary with Amy Plantinga Pauw

                  10:30 –11:00                       Coffee Fellowship

                  11:00 –12:30                       Workshops

                  12:30 – 2:00                        Lunch on Your Own

                   2:00 –  3:30                        Afternoon Gathering and Plenary with Stacy Johnson                          

                   3:30 –  4:00                        Coffee Fellowship

                   4:00 –  5:30                        Workshops

                   6:00 –  7:30                        Dinner at 4th Presbyterian Church

                   7:30 –  9:00                        Worship, Sharon Youngs preaching                                                                       

                   9:00                                      Young Adult Reception

                                                                                       

      Saturday, November 2

                    8:00 –   8:30                        Coffee Fellowship 

                    8:30 – 10:00                        Panel Discussion                                                           

                  10:00 – 10:30                       General Assembly Preview   

                  10:30 - 12:00                        Closing Worship, Brian Ellison preaching                       


      The mission of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians is to strengthen the church of Jesus Christ, with the help of God's grace.
 We are called to achieve this goal by furthering the inclusion of LGBTQ persons, and by working for the unity of the PC(USA).

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