Loving Your Neighbor Today – Schedule Overview

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Tuesday, July 19


12:00-1:00  p.m.

Lunch

 

1:00-1:45 p.m.

Opening Worship, including meditation by Mariano Avila on Matthew 22:34-40

Welcome by President Jul Medenblik

 

2:00-3:15 p.m. 

Richard Mouw, “Engaging our Neighbors” How can we form “standing alongside of” and “listening to” relationships in the service of the Gospel?

 

3:45-5:00 p.m.

Cory Willson, “Loving Your Neighbor of a Different Religion”

 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016


9:00-10:15 a.m. 

Richard Mouw, “Neighborly Hospitality” How do we make room for our neighbors, but also accept hospitality from our neighbors?

 

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Amanda Benckhuysen, “What Can We Learn from the Old Testament about Loving Our Neighbor?”

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:00-1:45 p.m.

Worship, including meditation by Mariano Avila on Luke 10:25-37

 

2:00-3:15 p.m.

Danjuma Gibson, “Loving Your Neighbor Who Suffers from Trauma”

 

3:45-5:00 p.m.

Mary Vanden Berg, “Loving Your Neighbor with Dementia”

 

5:30 p.m.

Optional dinner with discussion:

  • Hispanic ministry (with Mariano Avila)
  • Interfaith dialogue (with Cory Willson)
  • Urban ministry (with Danjuma Gibson)
  • Women in ministry (with Mary Vanden Berg and/or Amanda Benckhuysen)

 

Thursday, July 21, 2016


9:00-10:15 a.m.

Richard Mouw, “Are Our Neighbors ‘Jesus in Disguise’?”
 

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Mouw, Avila, Benckhuysen, Gibson, Vanden Berg, and Willson

 

12:00-12:30  p.m.

Closing Worship

 

12:30-1:30

Lunch

 

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