CATEGORY: Gatherings – 2016 National Gathering

2016 National Gathering Wednesday Morning Worship

The Wednesday morning worship service of the 2016 National Gathering was composed of three reflections on Exodus 14:10-31. Liturgist: Betsy Lyles Reflections: “Enslaved to the Past,” David Powers; “Delivering a Desperate Word,” Shelli Latham; “Standing in Awe,” Sarah Are

2016 National Gathering Opening Worship

Mark Douglas preaches at the first worship service of the 2016 National Gathering. Liturgist: Billy Honor Sermon: “Who’s Got Next?” Mark Douglas is Professor of Christian Ethics at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA, where he teaches a wide variety of classes and directs the Masters of Divinity degree program.  His most recent book is  “Believing […]

2016 National Gathering Keynote: BUILD

Clergy affiliated with Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development (BUILD) share about their organization and its successes in Baltimore, MD.

2016 National Gathering Closing Worship: Denise Anderson

Denise Anderson preaches during Wednesday closing worship at the 2016 National Gathering. Liturgists: Mehib Holmes and Janice James Sermon: “Appointed and Unashamed” Denise Anderson is the pastor of Unity Presbyterian Church in Temple Hills, Maryland. A nationally-recognized writer and blogger, Denise’s work has appeared in The Christian Century, The Huffington Post, These Days, and on her own blog, SOULa Scriptura: To Be […]

2016 National Gathering Ignite: Danita Nelson

Danita Nelson of New Covenant Fellowship of Austin shares about their intentional, multi-national, multi-racial, intergenerational community.

2016 National Gathering Ignite: Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown of the Church of Scotland shares about her churches’ merger and their participation in a pilot program to help them navigate the future.

2016 National Gathering Ignite: Trinity Presbyterian & Herndon Elementary

Stephen Smith-Cobbs and Rebecca Messman of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Herndon, Virginia, share with us their partnership with nearby Herndon Elementary.