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Big Tent 2015
July 30 – August 1, 2015
University of Tennessee campus
Experience that deep sense of community one would expect at a national gathering of Presbyterians—a great big family reunion! Join us for a wide variety of workshops, all under one Big Tent, a conference that will inspire and equip Presbyterians to live missionally.
Big Tent 2015 Schedule
8:30–9:30 Worship: Laurene Chan
Three featured Workshops:
8:30–9:15 Bible Study
4:00 Opening Worship with Communion
Jana Childers Preaching
4:00 Closing Worship:
on your own
|Evening||7:00–8:00 Bible Study||Options for the evening: movies, concerts, workshops||Free night in Knoxville|
The 4th Big Tent Conference will offer campus housing choices, meal plans, and meeting spaces. More detailed information on the gathering will be available soon... meanwhile, please mark your calendar!
Big Tent 2015 Featured Speakers
Preachers for Worship Services:
Laurene Chan, Director of Youth Ministries, Cameron House, San Francisco
Paul Roberts, President/Dean, Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary
Jana Childers, Professor of Homiletics and Speech-Communication, San Francisco Theological Seminary
Bible Study Leader:
Kang Yup Na, Associate Professor in Religion, History, Philosophy, and Classics, Westminster College
Featured Breakouts Addressing:
Ministries of Advocacy and Renewal
Scott Weimer, Pastor, North Avenue Presbyterian Church, Atlanta
Ministries for Poverty and Hunger
Sister Simone Campbell (Sisters of Social Service), Director of Network and author of Nun on the Bus
Ministries Equipping Leaders for Discipleship and Evangelism
Rodger Nishioka, Associate Professor of Christian Education, Columbia Seminary
Standard campus housing consists of a two-bedroom suite with a private bath. While other packages will be offered if requested for couples or families, ordinarily Big Tent participants will be assigned one person per bedroom.
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