Thursday, June 21, 2018

2018 CFT Gathering Schedule

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Thursday

7:00 – 7:30         Welcome
7:30 – 9:00         Plenary — Deb Saxon and Mark Mattison “Standing Up, Speaking Up in the Gospel of Mary”

Friday

7:15 – 8:15         Yoga with Mama Lisa
8:30 – 10:15       Plenary — Jann Aldredge-Clanton and Kendra Weddle “Building Bridges: The Challenge of Being In-Between”
10:15 – 10:45     Break
10:45 – 12:00     Workshops
Don’t You Forget About Me: Black female issues rarely addressed by society in her context (Leslie Harrison)
Raising Feminist Teens in an Age of Booty Pics, #MeToo, and Purity Balls (Melanie Springer Mock)
12:00 – 2:00       Lunch
2:00 – 3:30         Plenary — Nicole Cortés and Sara John “Antecedentes, Análisis, y Acción: Standing with Immigrants in Trump’s America”
3:30 – 4:00         Break
4:00 – 5:15         Workshops
Re-Imagining Spiritual Practices for Healing and Wholeness (Sherry Jordon)
Can pleasure be a virtue? (Jera Brown)
Wounded Healers Embracing Wholeness (Mary Lookers)
5:15 – 7:15         Dinner Break
7:15 – 9:00         Plenary — Alicia Crosby “Locating Your Role In The Story of Our Collective Liberation”

Saturday

7:15 – 8:15          Yoga with Mama Lisa
8:30 – 10:15        Plenary — Julia Stronks “Christian Bakers, the Supreme Court and the LGBTQ Community”
10:15 – 10:45      Break
10:45 – 11:30      Workshops
Effectively Reaching Conservative Christians: A Vision for Radical, Lavish Inclusion! (Susan Cottrell)
Discerning Our Spiritual Gifts in Such a Time as This (Chandra Clark Snell)
11:30 – 1:00        Lunch
1:00 – 2:00          Student Presentations — Erica Saunders and Darcy Metcalfe
“’Wisdom in Rich Variety’: A Christian Vision of Transgender Justice” (Saunders)
“Does Racism Change Our Cellular Composition?” (Metcalfe)
2:00 – 2:15          Break
2:15 – 3:45          Plenary — Christy Sim, Katie Deaver, and Michelle Panchuk “Mitigating the Effects of Trauma on Body, Spirit, and Mind”
3:45 – 4:00          Break
4:00 – 5:30          CFT Business Meeting
5:30 – 7:30          Dinner Break
7:30 – 9:00          Plenary — Jennifer Newman, John Saxon, and Paula Trible-Familetti “Stories that Move Us: Diverse Portrayals of Standing Up and Speaking Up”
9:00 – 9:15          Break
9:15 – 9:45          Group Photo
9:45 – 10:45        Special Activities

Sunday

8:00 – 9:00         Yoga with Mama Lisa
9:15 – 10:30       Workshops
Crying for Justice: Reading Revelation in Rome and in Trump’s America (Reta Halteman Finger)
Caring for Ourselves in Such a Time as This (Peg Conway)
10:30 – 11:00     Break
11:00 – 12:30     Worship Service — Leslie Harrison, preaching