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2013 National Gathering: Schedule

Saturday, June 8, 2013

TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration

Grand Lobby @ Mead

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Movie Matinee: A Place at the Table

Kogod @ Mead

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Conference Homiletecs Workshop with Rev. Dr. James Forbes, senior minister emeritus, Riverside Church

Fichandler @ Mead

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Lazarus: The Musical (sold out)

Kreeger @ Mead

8:30 - 10:30 PM

Reception in honor of all the participants of Lazarus, including Dr. Bill Cummings and Joel Underwood

Mead Center

Sunday, June 9, 2013

TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration

Grand Lobby @ Mead

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Worship Service with Rev. Dr. James Forbes

Skyline Hotel

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Brunch

Skyline Hotel

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

General Session - Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, and Rev. Luis Cortes, president of Esperanza

Fichandler @ Mead

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Workshop 1: Immigration as a Hunger Issue
Workshop 2: Foreign Assistance: Exploring Aid Effectiveness
Workshop 3: 1,000 Days: The Foundation for Life
Workshop 4: Promoting Faithful Budget Priorities in an Era of Political Brinkmanship and Hyperpartisanship
Workshop 5: Making Sense of our Country's Safety Net
Workshop 6: Advocacy in the 21st Century

Mead Center

5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

Dinner - Awards Presentation, with special recognition of Rev. Ron Sider, retiring president of Evangelicals for Social Action

Mead Center

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

General Session: Conversation with the Stars

Lead conversationalists:
Pastor Bob and Michaelene Wilson, founders of the food pantry at Plateau Valley Assembly of God, Collbran, Colo.
Barbie Izquierdo, pioneer mother, Witness to Hunger, Philadelphia, Pa.
Kristi Jacobson, film director, A Place at the Table, New York, N.Y.
Sharon Thornberry, community systems manager, Oregon Food Bank, Portland, Ore.
Adlai Amor, moderator

Kogod @ Mead

Monday, June 10, 2013

TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration

Grand Lobby @ Mead

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Mead Center

9:00 - 12:00 PM

General Session: International Meeting Dr. Raj Shah, Administrator of USAID

Fichandler @ Mead

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch - Regional Groups

Mead Center

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Workshop 7:Development in Latin America.
Workshop 8: African Voies: Charting the Course to Poverty Eradication.
Workshop 9: A Vision for Global Agricultural Development.
Workshop 10: You Can Move Congress: The Power of Your Story
Workshop 11: Media and Public Advocacy: Building Political Will.
Workshop 12: Evangelicals in Advocacy: Forgotten, Forsaken, or Formidable?

Mead Center

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

General Session - Kathy Saile, director of Domestic Social Development, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Rev. John McCullough, president of Church World Service

Fichandler @ Mead

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Reception: International Meeting

Mead Center

Tuesday, June 11, 2013: Lobby Day

TIME

ACTIVITY

LOCATION

8:00 AM - 8:40 AM

Breakfast

Mead Center: Catwalk Café

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration

Grand Lobby @ Mead

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Lobby Day Opening Welcome and Prayer

Mead Center: Fichandler Stage

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Legislative Briefing

Mead Center: Fichandler Stage

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Regional Caucuses and Lunch

Mead Center: Café

12:30 PM (ongoing throughout afternoon)

Begin loading buses to Capitol Hill

Shuttle buses in front of Mead Center

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Meetings at Senate Offices

House and Senate Office Buildings

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Meetings at House Offices

House and Senate Office Buildings

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Lobby Day Reception and Awards Ceremony

345 Cannon Caucus Room
Cannon Building

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Closing Worship

345 Cannon Caucus Room
Cannon Building

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Return to Mead Center (or Capitol Skyline)

Shuttle buses in front of Cannon House Office Building

 

 

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