Here and Now: Transforming Ourselves, Transforming Our World

10/05/2018 01:00 PM - 10/07/2018 01:00 PM CST

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Fall Conference and Annual Meeting 2018

Friday, Oct 5 - Sunday, Oct 7 in New Orleans, Louisiana

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

First Grace United Methodist Church 
3401 Canal Street, New Orleans
(Check out their amazing history here!)

Pre-conference: Thursday, Oct 4:
Living in the Branches 
National Branch and Group Gathering

Free event! $25 lunch/refreshments fee.
Some travel scholarships available.
Email community@anthroposophy.org with questions.

National Youth Conference
(Wed pm, Thurs, Fri am October 3-4-5):
MY HEART'S VOCATION:
Finding Ourselves within Community

Click here for Youth Conference schedule and registration!

Lodging:

 There are many housing options in New Orleans, including numerous AirBnBs (participants are having   the most luck with these!), and a limited number of homestays. Housing is filling quickly for October, so   book your lodging now. Find friends to share a room or ride with! 
 Please CLICK HERE TO POST ON OUR SHARED ROOM AND RIDE BOARD
 You can make a hotel reservation at the TownePlace Suites New Orleans Downtown/Canal Street at this  special ASA link. It's a 30 minute walk or four minute drive. Reservation rate available until 9/13.
 Other hotels and hostels can be found online. A few that are near the conference include:

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Conference Pricing:

$250 Early Bird (until September 5th), $275 Standard
$375 Sponsorship (supports financial assistance)
$60 Youth

Includes Friday light reception, snacks, beverages, and Sunday light brunch!
Limited financial assistance available. Email community@anthroposophy.org to find out more.

 

Conference Schedule

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

Thursday, October 4

9:00-3:30 First Grace Methodist Church
Living in the Branches: National Branch and Group Gathering
National Youth Conference (Details coming!)

4:00-9:00 Central Region Gathering

Friday, October 5

7:45-9:30 am - Bayou St. John Songtrail: meet under the McDonough Oak.

10:00-12:00 - Class Lesson and Conversation with Joan Sleigh

1:00 pm Opening

1:30-2:30 Keynote Conversation with Orland Bishop

2:30-2:45 Trio Sharing

2:45-3:30 Here and Now with the General Council

4:00-5:15 Concurrent Sessions (Choose on site)

Cain and Abel: Building a bridge between the Two Streams, with Hazel Archer-Ginsberg

Exploring Transformation Through Our Own Biography, with Janey Newton

5:30-6:15 Central Region Interactive Panel

6:30 DINNER

8:00 Momento Mori Ritual (Stay tuned for details!)

Saturday, October 6

8:00-8:45 Singing or Speech or Eurythmy

9:00-10:00 Keynote Discussion with Joan Sleigh

10:00-10:15 Trio Sharing

10:45-12:00 Concurrent Workshops (Choose on site)

Initation of the Heart: The Fifth Gospel, with Patrick Kennedy

General Council Annual Update Session

Transforming Community - Creating the Future: Young People Discovering Their Purpose and Place, with Bart Eddy

12:00-1:30 Lunch (Table Topic Discussions)

1:30-2:30 Youth-Led Panel

3:00-4:15 Participant Research and Initiative Sharing Sessions
(Click here to submit your research/initiative sharing proposal.)

OR

3:00-4:15 Pageant Participant Preparation with Marianne Fieber-Dhara (Details at the conference!)

4:30-6:15 Concurrent Sessions (Choose on site)

Orland Bishop: The Seventh Shrine

House of Hope, with Thea Lavin

Anthroposophical Contemplative Practices in Everyday Life

6:15-7:30 DINNER

8:00-9:30 Confluence of Karma: A Pageant Of Dedicated Service

Sunday, October 7

8:00-8:30 Group Speech

8:30-8:45 Trio Sharing

8:45-10:00 Now and Next (Art, Reflection, Closing Plenum, Singing)

11:00-12:30 First Grace Church Service, or Tour of Raphael Village [link]

Lunch on your own!

Post Sessions (Included in Conference Fee)

2:00-4:00 Lisa Romero: Contemplative Practices

2:00-4:00 John Bloom and Laura Scappaticci: "So That Good May Become"--Working with the Foundation Stone

See you in New Orleans!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

Schedule subject to minor changes.
Limited Financial Assistance Available.
Email community@anthroposophy.org for an application.
 
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