Presbymergent: Always Reforming - Emergence in the Presbyterian Church


October 12th

  • 2-6:30pm: Pre-Conference/PresbymergentBrews and Bites
    • Karl Barth: The Original PresbymergentTheologian (John Franke)
    • Dinner afterwards at The Sharp Edge
  • 7-9:00pm: Session #1: Stories ofEmergent within the Presbyterian Church
    • BJ Woodworth (The Open Door), AndrewPurves (Pittsburgh Seminary),Derek Weston (The Pittsburgh Project), Vera White (PittsburghPresbytery), Karen Sloan
  • 9-???: Late Night Un-Conference

October 13th

  • 7:30-8:30am: Breakfast (included inregistration)
  • 8:30-10:15am: Session #2: The Needfor Reform to Allow for Emergence Part 1
    • Dr. John Franke
  • 10:30-Noon: Breakout Session #1
    • Recovering the Two Essentials of theChristian Faith (Scott Sunquist)
    • Presbymergent Preaching (BJWoodworth)
    • Presbymergent Leadership (VeraWhite)
    • Transmisship (Terry Timm)
  • Noon-1:15pm: Lunch (included inregistration)
  • 1:15-2:45pm: Breakout Session #2
    • Relevance in the City: Thoughts onbeing urban, multicultural, postmodern, AND Presbyterian. (DerrickWeston)
    • Presbymergent Polity 101: Worship,Sacraments and (Dis)Order. (Adam Walker Cleaveland)
    • Emerging Traditional Congregations:Learning to Speak a New Language in an Existing Church (BrianWallace)
    • Presbymergent Spiritual Formation(Karen Sloan)
    • Can Jesus Emerge? The Importance ofChristology for the Emerging Church. (Andrew Purves)
  • 3:00-4:45pm: Session #3: The Needfor Reform to Allow for Emergence Part 2
    • Dr. John Franke


Name Sales End Price
Pre-Conference/Presbymergent Brews and Bites   Ended $20
General Conference Admission   Ended $40
General Conference Admission (College/Seminary Student Rate)   Ended $20

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