Denver Regional Conference

From Fear to Faith:  God’s Safe Love

Covenant Network of Presbyterians 

Central Presbyterian Church
1660 Sherman Street 
Denver, Colorado
January 27, 2013   
9 AM – 4 PM
Come all day, or start with lunch!

Worship and  Communion,
workshops, lunch and fellowship

 

9:00 a.m.       “The Reconciling Role of the Covenant Network”   ~ Brian Ellison, CovNet Executive Director

10:30 a.m.      WorshipBrian Ellison preaching:  “Speaking from Fear, Speaking from Faith”

Noon               Lunch:   Welcome ~ Pastor Louise Westfall
Overview of the issues and realities facing the Presbyterian Church now  ~ Tricia Dykers Koenig, CovNet National Organizer

1:00 p.m.         Workshop   “On the Ground: Congregations Finding Their Right Steps”
~ Bill Calhoun will moderate a panel of LGBT Presbyterians sharing a vision of what God’s safe love looks like,
with suggestions for practices promoting unity and inclusiveness.  Small group discussion.

2:15 p.m.           Workshop   “Marriage Equality: Challenge and Grace”
~ Panel presentation on Colorado legislative action,
Dan Saperstein on Presbyterian Church (USA) constitutional questions and issues,
and theological reflection on redefining marriage.

3:15 p.m.             Closing worship with Communion, Ken Cuthbertson preaching

Registration $25, includes box lunch.
Students register free (but please do register so we can set a place for you).
Contact Louise Westfall,  303-869-550, [email protected].

A competitive group rate is available at the Warwick Hotel, just one block from Central Presbyterian Church, 2776 Grant Street.  Call 303-861-2000 and ask for the Covenant Network rate.

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