Vital Church Maritimes 2016 Conference
Theme: “EMBODY: Experience. Pray. Learn.”
Sept. 29 to Oct. 1
Thursday, September 29 – 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, September 30 – 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 1 – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The full Conference Schedule (Draft #4) is linked here.
Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Cameron Harder, professor of systematic theology at Lutheran Theological Seminary, in Saskatoon. Dr. Harder will introduce tools for engaging church and community, including asset mapping and appreciative inquiry. He will also explore how to re-imagine mission and ministry in various contexts. See brochure for more information.
Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre in Western Shore, NS.
It has outside patios, spa, fitness centre, tennis court, pool, Fireside Lounge, trails and much more. Accommodations include a full hot breakfast. It is wheelchair accessible.
Be sure to ask for our special Vital Church Maritimes Conference rate!
Good until August 29.
o Landside Guestrooms - $129
o Oceanfront Guestrooms - $139
o Landside Suite - $179
o 2 Bdrm Oceanfront Chalets - $269
See: www.atlanticaoakisland.com or phone 1-800-565-5075
Open to: Anyone – lay people and clergy, from any Christian denomination
Conference Registration Fees: (Includes refreshments, meals and materials)
$140 for entire conference – Early Bird rate before August 29.
$150 for entire conference
$125 for entire conference for students
$50 for one day
Credit Card only
ANGLICAN FUNDING SUPPORT:
- Community of Associate Parish Priests, Deacons, Retired Clergy: Contact Bishop Ron Cutler to apply for funding support.
OTHER IMPORTANT NOTICES:
This conference is scent-free. Please refrain from wearing scented products.
Bring your musical instrument.
Childcare services may be available. Please advise if this is requested.
Bring a flashlight.
Wear comfortable clothes as we may be outside in the evening.