Younger Clergy Pre-Conference with Shane Claiborne
March 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Younger Clergy (approximately under the age of 40) are invited to a Pre-Conference with Shane Claiborne in advance of this year’s Northwest Leadership Institute held at the Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise, Idaho. You can read more about Shane Claiborne below.
- Lunch: On your own
- 1:00 Meet/Greet at Boise FUMC
- 1:30-4:30pm Session with Shane Claiborne “Becoming Peculiar People”
- Talk and discussion around the current movement of New Monasticism and ecclesiology, walking through the 12 Marks of New Monasticism (Q and A time throughout afternoon)
- 5:30 Dinner downtown Boise
- 7:30 Optional Social outing TBD
Contact: Patrick Scriven 206-304-9284, firstname.lastname@example.org, or register for this Young Clergy Pre-conference event on the on the Cathedral of the Rockies website! of the Rockies website!
About our Session Leader:
Shane Claiborne graduated from Eastern University and did graduate work at Princeton Seminary. In 2010, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Eastern. His adventures have taken him from the streets of Calcutta where he worked with Mother Teresa to the wealthy suburbs of Chicago where he served at the influential mega-church Willow Creek. As a peacemaker, his journeys have taken him to some of the most troubled regions of the world – from Rwanda to the West Bank – and he’s been on peace delegations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Shane writes and travels extensively speaking about peacemaking, social justice, and Jesus. Shane’s books include Jesus for President, Red Letter Revolution, Common Prayer, Follow me to Freedom, Jesus, Bombs and Ice Cream, Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers – and his classic The Irresistible Revolution. Shane’s newest book is Executing Grace(February 2016).