[Uucf-bible] Revival Update: One month left for early registration deadline, and workshops
RevRonRobinson at aol.com
RevRonRobinson at aol.com
Fri Feb 13 12:49:48 EST 2009
Today marks the day that there is one month left for registrations to
Revival 2009 for the early discount. The rate goes up after March 13. You can
register and get all the latest information and assistance at
_www.uuchristian.org/revival_ (http://www.uuchristian.org/revival) or contact me with questions.
We also are ready to take your workshop designations. This helps the
workshop leaders do their planning and helps us with our room decisions. Please look
at the following list and let us know which ones you wish to be in.
1.Piety in Daily Life, Rev. Tom Schade, minister, First Unitarian Church,
2. Walking the Labyrnth, Rev. Kelly Murphy-Mason, New York City
3. Saving Jesus: From the Christian Right and the Secular Left: The
teachings of Jesus episode from DVD curriculum by LivingTheQuestions.com, Rev.
Melinda Foster, United Church of Christ, Owasso, OK
4. Meditation and Stretching, Rev. Janet Parachin, Disciples of Christ
minister, author of "Engaged Spirituality," co-founder Yoga Spirit Academy in
5. Gnostic Christianity, UUCF Board member Peg Bartel, Alexandria Virginia
6. Praying with Beads, from many traditions, Rev. Kelly Murphy-Mason, New
7. Discernment and Vocations, Linda Ford, Phillips Theological Seminary,
8. The Book of Revelation, new perspectives, Rev. Nancy Claire Pittman,
assistant professor, Phillips Theological Seminary
9. UU Christianity 101: an introduction to the history and contemporary
world of Unitarian Universalist Christianity and the UUCF, Rev. Ron Robinson,
Executive Director, UUCF, and The LivingRoomChurch, Turley, OK and/or other UUCF
Also if you are seeking baptism during Revival, please let us know so we can
schedule you into that small group for its sessions.
Revival Highlights Reminder.
Bishop Carlton Pearson will be the keynote preacher during Revival 2009, a
national event sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship to
be held at All Souls Unitarian Church Thurs. Mar. 26 to Sat. Mar. 29.
Other preachers will include Rev. Gerald Davis of Tulsa's Church of the
Restoration, opening worship; Rev. Lillie Mae Henley of Universalist National
Memorial Church in Washington, D.C. for communion service; Rev. Jonalu Johnstone
of First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City for prayer and healing service;
Rev. Felicia Urbanski, Waterloo, Canada and All Souls music director Rick
Fortner for Taize service; Rev. Kathleen Rolenz of West Shore Unitarian
Universalist Church near Cleveland, Ohio, for baptism service; Rev. Suzanne Meyer of
the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne, Wyoming will lead the closing
circle; Rev. Tamara Lebak of All Souls Unitarian Church will preach at the
Sunday morning services.
Other major Revival events include:
--a three-hour Contemplative Centering Prayer session facilitated by Barbara
Schneeberg of Broken Arrow;
--a panel on "The Emergent Church" facilitated by Rev. Susan Smith of
Shreveport, Louisiana, district executive of the Southwestern Conference of the
Unitarian Universalist Association, including Rev. Thom Belote of Shawnee
Mission Unitarian Universalist Church of Overland Park, Kansas, Rev. Ron Robinson
of The LivingRoom Church in Turley, Oklahoma, and Executive Director of the
Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship, and others;
--an old-fashioned hymn sing;
--"Spirit of Life" small group sessions coordinated by Rev. Melanie
Morel-Ensminger of First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans, where
participants will explore personal faith journeys and spiritual practices using a
curriculum of the UUA;
Other films and video clips and video episodes about Jesus and recent
biblical scholarship will be shown throughout the Revival.
Full time ($150) and one-day ($60) registrations, online and through the
mail, are available, with meals included. Early registration ends Mar. 13.
Registrations at the door, without meals, will be available. More information is
at _www.uuchristian.org/revival_ (http://www.uuchristian.org/revival) or
contacting _UUCFOffice at aol.com_ (mailto:UUCFOffice at aol.com) or calling Rev.
Robinson at 794-4637.
Tulsa's Revival follows other recent ones at Unitarian Universalist churches
in New Orleans, St. Louis, Washington, D.C., Worcester, Mass, Fort Worth,
New York City, and Cleveland, Ohio.
The Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship was founded in 1945 in
Boston and moved its offices to Turley, OK in 2004. It creates progressive
Christian publications and events and provides online resources for individuals,
small groups, and churches.
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