CATEGORY: Gatherings – 2016 National Gathering

Reaching Them All – Different Learning Styles

Only 30% of the population learns by hearing, yet most sermons and liturgies are geared to reach that minority.

HIV and Gospel Justice

At the 2016 National Gathering, Bertram Johnson and George Kerr led a workshop entitled “HIV and Gospel Justice.” Below you will find the description of their workshop and a PDF of their Powerpoint presentation. The HIV pandemic has been the most devastating health and social justice crisis of the last three decades. HIV is severely […]

Practicing Vulnerability

At the 2016 National Gathering, Roy Howard and Shelby Etheridge Harasty led a workshop called “Practicing Vulnerability – God and Us.” The description of that workshop and its accompanying slides (in PDF format) follow:

Lament Service Prayers of the People

This prayer was used during the 2016 National Gathering at the Monday afternoon lament service. God of breath and life, who tiptoes through graveyard valleys and sees possibility in skeletons, hear our prayer.   We are skeletons of our former selves, ancient and aching. Can these bones live? O God, you know. You better know […]