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Eugene Gathering 10.20.2018

  • Eugene Friends Church 3519 W 18th Ave Eugene, OR, 97402 United States (map)

Come join us on October 20th at Eugene Friends Church for a day’s worth of activities - worship, music, a learning experience, meals, and even fun. We’ll also discuss the central question facing us: “Who does God want us to become?”

10:00 – 10:30 am Derek Lamson and Ruba Byrd leading music and open worship
10:30 – 11:30 am  Dove John will present a workshop for the Equity and Inclusion Committee
11:30 – 12:00 pm  Get moving! Intergenerational scavenger hunt with Tom & Vicki Stave
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch provided by Eugene Friends (donation requested)
1:00 – 2:00 pm  SCYMF committees meet 
2:10 – 3:50 pm Worship through Business
4:00 – 5:30 pm  Discussion: Who does God want us to be?

When we come together – to pray, to encourage each other, to make promises to God and to each other, and to count and deploy our resources – who in fact are we? More to the point, who does God want us to be?

What language, scripture, disciplines can we draw on to describe ourselves and make ourselves accessible to the world?

Some of us already come with labels – evangelical, progressive, radical, conservative, -- and some of those labels carry great personal meaning. But the meaning can be positive for one person, and quite negative for another. Some of us are skeptical about all labels, but still want to communicate what God is doing with us and invite others into the adventure.

Label or no, discerning what God wants us to become will help point the way to our next steps as a yearly meeting.

5:30 pm   Simple meal provided by Eugene Friends (donation requested)

Child care will be provided, except during meals and the scavenger hunt

Please register soon by sending an email to registrar@scymf.org

Please state in your email:

Your name and the names of whoever is coming with you. Are you bringing children? If so, how many and how old are they? Do you need a ride to Eugene? Or can you give someone else a ride? If so, from where? Will you need place to stay the night?

Eugene Friends Church: 3495 W. 18TH Ave, Eugene, OR

Earlier Event: May 18
Annual Sessions 05.18 - 05.20.2018