Covenant Conversation: San Antonio

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians is undertaking a new effort in partnership with congregations and councils around the country to speak a hopeful and helpful word into anxious times for church and society. Covenant Conversations will help Presbyterians live into a new day in the church’s life, bringing communities together to talk about being church for ALL God’s people.

Our next Covenant Conversation is in San Antonio, Texas, hosted by University Presbyterian Church. We’ll gather on Saturday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and which you are invited. If you are anywhere nearby, we’d love to have you there.

The $10 registration fee includes lunch! Students can join us for free. Scroll down to register.

If child care would make your participation possible, contact executive director Brian Ellison and we’ll see what we can do.

Here are some of the details:

LOCATION

University Presbyterian Church

300 Bushnell Avenue

San Antonio, TX  78212

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Tentative)

8:30 Registration opens
9:00  Opening plenary and keynote address
10:45  Workshop #1
12:00  Lunch
1:00 Workshop #2
2:15 Closing worship
3:00 Go in peace

WORKSHOP OPTIONS

Workshops may include the following:

  • Creating Safe & Welcoming Space: The basis of welcoming and affirming in worship, facilities and community
  • Navigating Difficult Conversations: How to talk about controversial things in helpful ways
  • “Religious Freedom”: A dive into one of today’s hottest public policy issues
  • The Bible & Sexuality: What the scriptures really say … and don’t say
  • Intersections: The meeting of immigration, race and LGBTQIA inclusion in our witness and common life
  • One Church: The global church and LGBTQIA issues facing our mission workers and ecumenical partners

To register, please complete the form below and don’t forget to press “Submit.” Please reload the page and complete the form separately for each registrant.

CovCon San Antonio Registration - September 14, 2019

  • What congregation are you involved with (and what presbytery, if you know it)?
  • From this list, please select the 2 or 3 workshops you would most like to attend. (A final schedule of available workshops will be published the week of the event.)
  • Lunch is included in the registration fee. Please indicate if you need a vegetarian or gluten-free meal. We will try to accommodate other dietary needs if possible.
  • Once you click "submit," you will go to PayPal for payment processing. You do not have to sign into PayPal unless you want to; simply click on the "Pay by Debit or Credit Card" button.
  • $0.00

For more information, contact:

Andries Coetzee, [email protected]
or Brian Ellison, Covenant Network of Presbyterians, [email protected]

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