Event schedule

From plenaries to workshops, service learning opportunities to service projects, there is a wide variety of choices during this event. This schedule provides general information that will help you begin to plan your time in Atlanta.



Young Rostered Ministers

We invite young rostered ministers to register for the pre-event which begins on Sunday evening. View the schedule of activities during this pre-event and register. Please note, if you have already registered for the main event, please contact the Event Registrar for assistance.




Rostered Minister's Event At-A-Glance Schedule

Sunday, Aug. 6
 
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pre-Gathering Events begin
 
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Federal Chaplains Gathering (by invitation only)
 
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Young Rostered Ministers Gathering (see schedule)
 
Monday, Aug. 7
 
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pre-Gathering Events continue
 
8:00 a.m.
Registration begins in the morning as participants arrive for the Gathering
 
6:00 p.m.
Opening worship immediately followed by the Presiding Bishop's Reception [Grand Ballroom]
 
Tuesday, Aug. 8
 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Stretch and Pray
 
  Plan to arrive early for the morning plenary session as the musicians sing you into your day. [Capitol Ballroom]
 
8:30 a.m.
Morning Prayer begins at 8:30 a.m.
 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study followed by the morning's Keynote Speaker
 

BREAK  
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Affinity Groups and Open Space Conversation
 
2:15 p.m.
Options to:
 
2:15-3:30 p.m. & 3:45-5:00 p.m.
Attend workshops (2)
 
  Spend time in the Interaction Center or Vendors/Exhibitors' area
 
2:15 - 5:00 p.m. Participate in Service Learning trips to the Carter Museum and Library, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Visitors Center and the Center for Civil and Human Dignity (pre-registration and extra fee required)
 
2:15 - 5:00 p.m. Participate in a Service Learning Project
 

To learn more about these activities, visit the "Activities" page
 
5:00 p.m.
Dinner on your own
 
8:00 p.m.
Fund for Leaders 20th anniversary: Beer and Hymns Benefit [Capitol Ballroom]  
Wednesday, Aug. 9  
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Stretch and Pray
 
  Plan to arrive early for the morning plenary session as the musicians sing you into your day.  
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer begins at 8:30 a.m.
 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Bible Study followed by the morning's Keynote Speaker
 

BREAK – small group conversations will be offered
 
  LUNCH  
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Affinity Groups and Open Space Conversation
 
2:15 p.m.
Options to:
 
2:15-3:30 p.m. & 3:45-5:00 p.m. Attend workshops (2)   
  Spend time in the Interaction Center or Vendors/Exhibitors' area
 
 2:15 - 5:00 p.m. Participate in Service Learning trips to the Carter Museum and Library, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Visitors Center and the Center for Civil and Human Dignity (pre-registration and extra fee required)
 
2:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Participate in a Service Learning Project
 
  To learn more about these activities, visit the "Activities" page
 
7:00 p.m.
Banquet Celebration [Grand Ballroom]
 
Thursday, Aug. 10
 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Stretch and Pray
 
  Plan to arrive early for the morning plenary session as the musicians sing you into your day
 
8:30 a.m.
Morning Prayer
 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study followed by the morning's Keynote Speaker
 

BREAK
 
11:00 a.m.
Closing Worship with Holy Communion
 

GO IN PEACE
 

  PLEASE NOTE: Schedule subject to change. Full schedule available for download.