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Colloquium on Ecclesiology 2013

A Conversation on our Shared Identity of Being Liturgical-Missional Communities

April 23-25, 2013

Cost: Free

How to Participate | Details | Schedule | More Information

Moderator Neal Presa and Vice Moderator Tom Trinidad will serve as co-facilitators of the colloquium.


How to Participate

1) Live stream video - Follow along online with the livestream of the sessions. Livestream Here

2) Follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #ModCE

3) Dial in to listen and interact with the live teleconference

Dial (610) 214-0000

Passcode: 116604

Followed by pound key "#" and then the number 1

 4) Join us on the campus of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Though there is no fee to attend, please click the following link to register in advance Registration here
Please note: You will need to create a username and password if you do not already have one.

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A. Typical plan for each session.
90 minutes total

  1. A paper by one writer – commissioned, written, and distributed at least a month beforehand – 20 minutes
    1. Read by all beforehand; not read at the event; author may not be present (join via Skype or teleconference);
    2. Made electronically available to all registrants (more broadly?);
  2. 2 responders, each with written 10 minutes responses to the paper, presented live; 20 minutes; Responders will include members of the Seminary community and the planning team
  3. A panel of 3-5 who respond to both the original paper and written responses live; 20 minutes; blind to responses;
  4. The actual audience – primarily the seminary community - asks questions of (makes comments to) the author, responders and panel; 10-15 minutes;

B. Paper Presenters and Titles

“The Church as Missional Community”- Darryl Guder

Darrell Guder, Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ

 “Missional Eucharist”- Marney A. Wasserman

Marney Wasserman, Pastor, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Tucson, AZ

 “Worship as the Missional Church’s Whence and Whither: A Liturgical Missional Ecclesiology”- Teresa Stricklen

Teresa Stricklen, Associate for Worship, Office of Theology, Worship, and Education, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Louisville, KY

 “The Eucharist is Central”- Thomas E. Smith

Thomas E. Smith, Pastor, Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes, Angola, IN

 “Witness and Worship”- Allen Parmer

Allen Parmer, Pastor, Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, Asheville, NC

“Right Mission” - Heidi Worthen Gamble

Heidi Worthen Gamble, Mission Advocate for Hunger, Poverty, and Peacemaking Concerns, Presbytery of the Pacific, Los Angeles, CA

“Telling the Story to Highlight the Liturgical-Missional Church” - David Stubbs

David Stubbs, Professor of Theology and Ethics, Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI

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April 23    
9:30 - 11 a.m.
Session 1

David Stubbs (Biblical Overview with Theology)
2 responders
3-5 Panel

11 a.m. -1 p.m. Chapel/ Lunch Chapel at 11:10 a.m.
1-2:30 p.m. Session 2 Marney Wasserman (Eucharist to Mission)
2 responders
3-5 Panel
2:30- 2:45 p.m. Break  
 2:45- 4:15 p.m.
Session 3 Allen Parmer (Mission/Witness Focus)
2 responders
3-5 Panel
April 24
 10-11:30 a.m.
Session 4

Darryl Guder (Theological Overview/Mission)
2 responders
3-5 Panel

 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Chapel/ Lunch Chapel at 11:45 a.m.
 1:30- 3 p.m.
Session 5 Heidi Worthen Gamble (Mission Focus)
2 responders
3-5 Panel
3-3:15 p.m. Break  
3:15-4:45 p.m. Session 6 Thomas Smith (Worship/Eucharist Focus)
2 responders
3-5 Panel
April 25    
9:30-11 a.m. Session 7 Theresa Stricklen (Summary Overview)
2 responders
3-5 Panel
11 End/ Chapel Chapel at 11:10 a.m.

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