Hope in Dark Places: Knowing and Proclaiming Christ Crucified

9:00am-3:30pm Mar 25
Church of the Good Samaritan

Fleming Rutledge

We invite all clergy and laity from across the Diocese to attend a day of teaching, reflection, and practical workshops in preparation for Holy Week and Easter. Some of the workshops will focus on preaching or prayer; others on children’s formation. Our entire program will center on the message of the Cross in the 21st Century.

PROGRAM: $40 (includes coffee and bagels, and lunch. Free to full-time students

9-9:30 Registration, coffee & bagels

9:30 Plenary: The Rev. Fleming Rutledge “The Crucifixion: the Love of the Trinity and the Suffering of the Son”

10:30 Break

10:45 Workshops

•Rutledge: “The Crucifixion of Christ in Preaching and in Christian Living” (Part I)

•Kerbel: “You Gotta Learn How to Die: Praying at the Foot of the Cross” (Part I)

•Given: “Engaging Children’s Imagination in Holy Week and Easter” (Part I)

12 noon Lunch

12:45 Workshops

•Rutledge: “The Crucifixion of Christ in Preaching and in Christian Living” (Part II)

•Kerbel: “You Gotta Learn How to Die: Praying at the Foot of the Cross” (Part II)

•Given: “Engaging Children’s Imagination in Holy Week and Easter” (Part II)

2:00 Break

2:15 Plenary: The Rev. Fleming Rutledge

“The Cross: the Problem of Evil and Suffering”

3:30 Close