NBC Summit 2017  |  Schedule

September 18-19, 2017, Atlanta, GA

NBC Summit 2017

Journeying to Covenant Community

September 18-19, 2017
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
$125 General Registration Fee
$65 Registration Fee for Young Ministers (Under 35 years old)

*Some scholarships available. Apply here.

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SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

8:00 am – 7:15 pm Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 am – 10:00 am Volunteer Orientation

10:00am – 2:30 pm Registration

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm   Worship I

Dr. Darryl Aaron, Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church Highland Avenue
Rev. Alan Sherouse, Pastor
First Baptist Church of Greensboro, SC

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm    Workshop I

Together for Hope: Changing the Landscape of Rural Poverty in America
Presenter – Dr. Jason Coker

Why Should White People Care About Privilege
Presenter – Dr. Alice Hunt

Remembranzas: Crossing the Border of Amnesia
Presenter – Dr. Loida I. Martell

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Ella Baker Justice Dinner

7:15 pm – 8:15 pm Strategic Planning Session I
Geographic Networking

8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Reception

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

8:00 am – 7:15 pm Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 am – 9:00 am Morning Prayers

9:00 am – 10:30 pm   Worship II

Dr. Marie Onwubuariri
Regional Executive Minister of American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin

10:45 am – 11:45 am   Workshop II

Making Good on the Covenant: Process and Pitfalls in Macon, Ga
Presenter – Rev. James Goolsby and Rev. Scott Dickinson

Combatting the Psychological Trauma of America’s Original Sin
Presenter – Dr. John Mendez

Revealing the Veil: A Practice in Visual Narrative Pastoral Care
Presenter – Min. Darci Jaret

DREAMers: The Nightmare of Being Labeled a Criminal by Those Called to Love
Presenter – Min. Anyra Cano-Valencia

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm   Strategic Planning Session II
                                  Denominational Leaders
                                  Covenant Partners

2:45pm – 3:45 pm   Workshop III

Pastors, Pulpits, and Politicking
Presenter – Rev. Charles Watson

The Anthropology of Storytelling
Presenters – Mr. Marlon Hall and Mrs. Danielle Fanfair

Discovering New Narratives Through Our Covenant
Presenters – Dr. Major Jemison, Mr. Quiton RomanNose,   Rev. Wil Brown, Dr. Stephan Graham

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   Strategic Planning Session III
Students/Young Ministers
National Justice Ministries
Covenant Partners

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Covenant Partners Reporting
Resource Fair and Book Signing

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm   Worship III
Rep. John Lewis D-Ga.


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