Open Minds. Open Hearts. Open Hands
Theme: “Open Minds. Open Hearts. Open Hands”
Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2018
Thursday, Nov. 8 – 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 9 – 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10 – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook, the Episcopal (Anglican) Diocese of Oklahoma.
As Canon for Church Growth & Development, Susan guides ministries of evangelism, church growth, church planting, new mission development, and oversees staff in Christian formation, communications, stewardship & development, and campus ministries.
Canon Susan has a wealth of faith community experience and education in both rural and urban contexts. Originally from Arizona, she was the church planter and rector of Episcopal Church of the Nativity, Scottsdale. She is the author of the book, God Gave the Growth: Church Planting in the Episcopal Church (2015), and a founding leader of the Acts 8 Movement, a missionary society of passionate lay and clergy leaders who engage in congregational vitality through discipleship, evangelism and technology. Additionally, Canon Susan is a member of the (national) Episcopal Church’s Executive Council, chairing the Joint Standing Committee on Local Ministry & Mission.
Holiday Inn, Truro
The hotel is wheel-chair assessable, has plenty of free parking and complimentary High Speed Internet. It also features an indoor, heated swimming pool, fitness centre, business facility, as well as extensive food and beverage services available at the onsite restaurant and lounge. (Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fee.) To receive the discounted rate mention the group ‘Anglican Diocese of NS & PEI’ (until October 7).
Single/Double Guestrooms - $115
Easy Booking Link: click on the blue link and follow the reservation process to receive the special group rate.
SPECIAL GROUP RATE LINK
Phone: 902-895-1651 (direct)
Or toll free: 1-877-660- 8550
E-mail: [email protected]
Address: 437 Prince St., Truro, NS, B2N 1E6
Open to: Anyone – lay people and clergy, from any Christian denomination
Conference Registration Fees: Include refreshments, most meals and materials.
$140 Early Bird registration for entire conference (until October 1)
$150 for entire conference
$125 for entire conference for students
$50 for one day
$25 for one keynote talk
FINAL REGISTRATION Deadline is midnight November 1.
ANGLICAN FUNDING SUPPORT: (for people in Diocese of NS & PEI)
Credit Card only
Break-out Learning Sessions
A variety of lay and clergy leaders from several contexts, backgrounds and denominations round out our presenter roster this year. Detailed descriptions are being made available on the Diocesan website as they are finalized. (Sign up at the conference for your preferred sessions.)
2018 themes include:
- Rural missional communities
- Growing disciples through small groups
- Mission and money
- Connecting church with families
- Practical missional living
- Fresh Expressions of church examples
- Contemplation as mission
- And more!
OTHER IMPORTANT NOTICES:
Remember to have lunch before you arrive on Nov. 8.
Hotel check-in is at 3 p.m.
This conference is scent-free. Kindly refrain from wearing scented products