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“Repent, and believe in the good news.” —Mark 1:15

Big Tent 2015

 

Save the date!

 
Big Tent 2015
July 30 – August 1, 2015
University of Tennessee campus
Knoxville, Tennessee

 

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
Living Missionally

 Thursday
July 30
Friday
July 31
Saturday
August 1
Sunday
August 2
Breakfast   Included Included Included
Morning  

8:30–9:30 Worship: Laurene Chan

Three featured Workshops:
10:00–10:45
11:00–11:45

8:30–9:15 Bible Study

Workshops:
9:45–10:45
11:15–12:15

 
Lunch   Included Included  
Afternoon

4:00 Opening Worship with Communion

Jana Childers Preaching

Workshops:
1:30–2:30
3:00–4:00
4:30–5:30

Workshops:
1:45–2:30
2:45–3:30

4:00 Closing Worship:
Paul Roberts

 
Dinner Included

Dinner
on the lawn
(included)

Dinner
on your own
 
Evening 7:00–8:00 Bible Study Options for the evening: movies, concerts, workshops Free night in Knoxville  
Housing Included Included Included  

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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Text BIGTENT to 41411

 


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