2019 Schedule at a Glance

See the detailed schedule and presenter bios for more information.

Thursday, April 25 Pre-RetreatG

Track 1: Healthy Congregations Certification Training
1-4 p.m. Health Ministry 101
4-6 p.m. Outcomes-Based Planning
7-9 p.m. Program Evaluation & Using Data

Track 2: Good Neighbor Experiment

1-6 p.m. Good Neighbor Experiment Workshop 1

Both trainings break for dinner at 6 p.m.

Friday, April 26

9 a.m. Check-in Opens
10:00 Keynote: Health is More Than What Happens in Your Doctor’s Office
11:30 Worship
Noon Lunch
12:45 Panel: Community Spotlight
2:15 Brief Break
2:30 Panel: Food and Hunger Issues in Local Communities
3:30 Break
4:00 Breakout Sessions:

  1. How Healthy is Your Community?
  2. Growing Justice Together: The Big Garden Program
  3. Expanded Opportunities for Healthy Congregations
  4. Holy Yoga
  5. Faces of Displacement: Let Their Voices Be Heard

5:30 Dinner
7:00 Friday Night Fun: Folk Music Sing-a-Long with the Neighboring Movement team

Saturday, April 27

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 Worship
8:30 Panel: Behavioral Health – How Communities Can Respond
9:30 Brief Break
9:45 Breakout Sessions:

  1. Offering Affordable Child Care in a Church
  2. Topic TBD
  3. Introduction to the Neighboring Movement
  4. Pray as You Go Prayer Walk
  5. What’s Faith Got to do with it? Values, Advance Care Planning: Our Roles as Trusted Messengers

11:00 Keynote: Creating Change in Your Community
12:15 Lunch