Friday, May 18, 2007

American Tour

June 2nd – 20th | Emerging & Fresh Expressions Speaking Tour in the States

OK, we have now completed 8 out of the sessions now, and have said good bye to Clarion, Pittsburgh, Syracruse and now finishing off in New York before going on to San Francisco. All the sessions have really gone well, and I have much to blog about when I get back and have time to think. So now having a day off collapsing before next city.

9. San Francisco | Morning/Lunch Time | Sun June 10th 2007

I have been invited to preach at St James' Church, San Francisco - Diocese of California, and then to do a presentation on Anglican approaches to Fresh Expressions of Church. Click the link for the Church website.
Contact: For more information please contact Revd Shari Young

10. San Francisco | Afternoon/Evening | Sun June 10th 2007

I have been invited to preach at St Macrina in Marin, San Francisco, Diocese of California. details on the church - contact Betsy.
Contact: For more details, please contact Betsy

11. San Francisco | 9.30am-4.30pm | Mon June 11th 2007

Title: Contemporary expressions of intentional christian community a consultation with Bishop Marcus
The Bishop and Diocese of California are hosting a consultation on intentional communities and mission. I have been asked to be involved in discussions, and also to do a presentation on 'Anglican approaches to Fresh Expressions of Church'. The consultation is at Grace Cathedral. Click here for a poster of the event.
Venue: Grace Cathedral.
Booking places: Contact Jonathan or phone 415.673.5015
Michael Barlowe

12. San Francisco | 9am-2pm | Mon June 11th 2007

Title: Emergent Event: The Spiritual Ecology Project: faith practice connected to all of life involving Ian Mobsby, Nathan George, Karen Sloan, Doug Pagitt, Mark Scandrette, Ryan Sharp, Tony Jones
Location: 1040 Mariposa St., San Francisco, CA. Click here
Cost & Registering: Free - call 415-786-7927 or contact Amy as below.
Contact: Please contact Amy
Plan for the day:
We will be offering a pancake breakfast at 8:30 and hope to begin the event promptly at 9am.
9-9:30 Mingle coffee and food
9:30-10:30 Introductions & Soundbites
(short ritual by Karen, Song by Ryan, conversation descriptions)
10:30-11:45 Break Out conversations facilitated by featured conversationalists
11:45-12:00 Closing comments, announcements, song, prayer.
More info: See Mark Scandrette's blog here

13. San Francisco | Evening | Tues June 12th 2007

Title: Return to Mystery – the inspiration of Trinitarian theology for modelling fresh expressions of church in a spiritual age
Location: tbc
Cost & Registering: No cost, to attend please contact Betsy as below
Contact: Betsy

14. Denver, Colorado | Day | Thurs June 14th 2007

Title: Why it's important for mainline churches to become experimental, missional and radically inclusive in today’s post-Christian world: A Trinitarian perspective
Location: St John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver
Cost & Registering: Contact James as below.
Contact: James Wall

15. Pasadena | 3-5pm | Fuller Seminary | Fri June 15th 2007

Title: Church, Mission & Evangelism in a new age of holistic spirituality
Location: Fuller Brehm Centre
Cost & Registering: Contact Ryan for who to contact
Contact: Ryan

Title: Dinner Talk | A questions and answers session with Ian Mobsby - invite only
Location: Fuller Brehm Centre

16. Santa Monica | 10am to 4pm | Sat June 16 2007

Title: Fresh Expressions Of Church Tour Presented by Risen Church & Emergent Social
A day to explore the following themes:
9am-midday: Techgnosis & Post Modern: Understanding our Social Context for doing mission.
1pm - 4pm: Celebrating Unity in diversity: A model of being church where there are differences of opinion.
Location: Risen Church, Santa Monica - click here for info.
Cost & Registering: $20 for early birds, $25 normal fee. To register click here
Contact: For more information contact Trevor Debenning

17. Portland, Oregan | 7-9pm | Mon 18th June 2007

Title: Praxis Lecture - Trinitarian Theology for the Emerging Church & Mission
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland Oregan
Cost & Registering: Click here
Contact the Cathedral as above, otherwise contact Karen who organised this.

Seattle | 7-9pm | Tues 19th June 2007

Title: Praxis Lecture - Trinitarian Theology for the Emerging Church & Mission
Location: Trinity Episcopal Church, Downtown Seattle
Cost & Registering:
Click here
Contact: contact Karen who organised this.