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Annual Gathering

2014 Annual Gathering is August 5 — 8 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada st the Vancouver School of Theology. Housing is at the adjacent Corey Centre on the beautiful campus of the University of British Columbia.

The theme is "Reclaiming Our Baptismal Calling: Discipleship in a Post-Christian Culture" with keynote speaker, Will Willimon (Duke Univerity Divinity School), bishop, theologian, and coauthor of Resident Aliens. A full Catechumenate Team Training Institute will be offered as part of the 2014 gathering. Also included will be a rich range of workshops on catechumenal themes and practices, as well as an opportunity to network with fellow practitioners from across the US and Canada. Online registration and a brochure will be available on thie website in the fall 2013.

Brochure for the Event

Click here for a flyer on the 2014 event.
Click here for the brochure
Register Online

Daily Schedule for the Event

Tuesday, August 5
1:00 pm– 3:00 pm Registration and check-in
3:00 pm Plenary Session 1 with Will Willimon
4:15 pm Small Groups (1)
5:30 pm Break
6:00 pm Dinner at Carey Centre
7:00 pm Evening Prayer at VST Chapel
8:00 pm Welcome Reception (Plenary Room)

Wednesday, August 6
8:00 am Breakfast at Carey Centre
9:00 am Plenary Session 2 with Will Willimon
10:30 am Workshops (Session 1)
12:00 pm Lunch at Carey Centre
1:15 pm Presentation 1 (Catechumenate Intro)
2:30 pm Small Groups (2)
4:00 pm Free Time
6:00 pm Dinner at Carey Centre
7:00 pm Evening Prayer at VST Chapel (followed by reception in the same room)

Thursday, August 7
8:00 am Breakfast at Carey Centre
9:00 am Catechumenate Presentation 2
10:00 am Small Groups (3)
11:30 am NAAC Update
12:00 pm Lunch at Carey Centre
1:15 pm Catechumenate Presentation 2
2:30 pm Workshops (Session 2)
4:00 pm Free Time
6:00 pm Dinner at Carey Centre
7:00 pm Easter Vigil in VST Chapel

Friday, August 8
8:00 am Breakfast at Carey Centre
9:00 am Small Grooups (4)
10:00 am Closing Eucharist in VST Chapel
11:15 am Wrap-Up with Q and A

Questions and Registration

For further information about the 2014 Gathering and other Training Events, contact one of the following:
Rick Rouse, NAAC President. Email: rwrouse@comcast.net Cell phone: 612-710-7959
Devra Betts, Registrar. Email: devrabetts@gmail.com Cell phone: 702-232-8383