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Moderators' Conference 2012 Schedule

Friday, November 9

7:00 – 8:30                           Registration

8:00                                        Shuttle #1 leaves hotel for Presbyterian Center

8:30                                        Shuttle #2 leaves hotel for Presbyterian Center

8:30 – 10:00                        Welcome Reception in the Cafeteria

8:30                                        Presbyterian Center Tour #1

8:30                                        Presbyterian Center Tour #2

9:30 – 10:00                        Hymn Sing in the Chapel

10:00 – 11:00                      Opening Worship in the Chapel

The Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, Director of the PCUSA Office of Public Witness in Washington, D.C.

11:00-11:30                         Welcome and Introduction to the Conference Theme

                                               Dr. Tom Trinidad, Vice Moderator of the 220th General Assembly

11:30                                     Shuttle #1 returns to the Hotel

12:00                                     Shuttle #2 returns to the Hotel

12:00                                     Lunch at the Brown Hotel (Bluegrass Room, 2nd Floor)

1:00-1:30                              Greetings from the Presbyterian Mission Agency (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

                                                Elder Linda Bryant Valentine, Executive Director

1:30-3:00                             Plenary One (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

Dr. Ken McFayden, Professor of Ministry and Leadership Development at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia

3:00-3:30                            Break (South Alcove, 3rd Floor)

3:30-5:00                            Plenary Two (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

Dr. Ken McFayden   

5:00-5:30                             Free Time

5:30                                        Dinner (Bluegrass Room, 2nd Floor)

7:00-8:00                              Nuts and Bolts of Being a Moderator! (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

                                                Elder Therese Howell, Stated Clerk, Presbytery of Middle Tennessee

                                                The Rev. Ken Hockenberry, Stated Clerk, Presbytery of Mid-Kentucky

8:00                                        Evening Prayer (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

 

Saturday, November 10

7:30-8:30                              Breakfast (Bluegrass Room, 2nd Floor)

8:30-8:45                              Morning Prayer (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

8:45-10:00                           Parliamentary Procedure Training Session One (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

                                                Rev. Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly

                                                Rev. Joyce Lieberman, Manager of Polity Guidance and Training, OGA

10:00-10:15                         Break (South Alcove, 3rd Floor)

10:15-12:00                         Parliamentary Procedure Training Session Two (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

12:00                                     Lunch (Bluegrass Room, 2nd Floor)

Workshops                        

1:00-2:30                              Workshops Round One (choose one)

“A Manual for Moderators!” (Secretariat B, 1st Floor)
Rev. Ken Hockenberry, Stated Clerk, Presbytery of Mid-Kentucky

“Managing Presbytery Stress and Conflict” (Citation A&B, 1st Floor)
Rev. Jill Hudson, Coordinator of Mid Council Relations

"Feasting and Sending: Worship, Mission, and the Church's Identity" (Secretariat A, 1st Floor)
The Rev. Dr. Neal Presa, Moderator of the 220th General Assembly and The Rev. Dr. Tom Trinidad, Vice Moderator of the 220th General Assembly

2:30 - 2:45                            Break (Winner’s Circle, 1st Floor)

2:45 - 4:15                            Workshops Round Two (repeat of above)

4:15                                        Reception and screening of “Kentucky Show!” at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

(Buses leave the Hotel from Broadway)

6:15                                        Free Evening and Dinner on Your Own (Synod Moderators Dine Together)


Sunday, November 11

7:30-8:30                              Breakfast (Bluegrass Room, 2nd Floor)

8:30-9:30                              Time with the Moderator and Vice Moderator (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

9:30-10:00                           Morning Break and Check out (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

10:00-11:00                         Worship for the Lord’s Day and Celebration of Holy Communion
                                                (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd Floor)

                                                Moderator and Vice-Moderator Presiding

11:00                                     Closing

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