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Extravaganza 2019 Schedule

Schedule version 1.5 - Last updated December 7, 2018

Thursday, January 24, 2019

10:00am-2:00pm Early Registration Open (Grand Foyer)
1:00pm-6:00pm Intensive Care Courses 
        • "Faith Formation in Religious Diversity: Difference, Questions and Personal Experience" - Teacher: Dr.Colleen Windham-Hughes ()
        • "Faithful Metrics" - Teachers: Peggy Hahn and David Hanson ()
        • "Holy Disruption: What it Means to be an Outlaw Christian" - Teacher: Dr. Jacqueline Bussie ()
3:00pm-7:00pm Network Board of Directors Meeting ()
3:00pm-9:00pm Discipling Cohorts Peer Coach Training ()
8:15pm Early Arrivers' Reception w/cash bar (Grand Foyer)

Friday, January 25, 2019

8:00am-4:00pm Discipling Cohorts Peer Coach Training ()
9:00am-4:00pm Intensive Care Courses

  • "Faith Formation in Religious Diversity: Difference, Questions and Personal Experience" - Teacher: Dr.Colleen Windham-Hughes ()
  • "Faithful Metrics" - Teachers: Peggy Hahn and David Hanson ()
  • "Holy Disruption: What it Means to be an Outlaw Christian" - Teacher: Dr. Jacqueline Bussie ()

9:00am-4:00pm Multi-cultural Initiative () 
9:00am-12:00pm Network Board of Directors Meeting; ()
10:00am-7:00pm Registration Open (Grand Foyer)
1:30pm-2:45pm Early Bird Workshop #1; ()
2:00pm-4:00pm Regional Facilitators Meeting ()
3:00pm-4:15pm Early Bird Workshop #2; ()
4:30pm-5:30pm First Timer's Welcome; ()
5:00pm-7:00pm SYMBOL Network Reception (Presidential Suite)
5:30pm-7:30pm First Timer's Dinner (pre-registrants meet at Hospitality Table)
7:30pm-9:00pm General Session #1; ()
9:00pm-10:30pm Welcome Reception with food! (River Deck 2)

Saturday, January 26, 2019

8:00am-9:30am SYMBOL Breakfast Meeting ()
8:15am-8:45am Celebrating Network Authors! (Exhibit Hall)
8:45am-10:00am      Workshop #1 ()
8:45am-10:00am         Multicultural Initiative Check-In ()
10:15am-12:00pm      General Session #2  ()
12:00pm-1:30pm         Lunch (on your own.)
12:00pm-1:30pm        Rostered Leader's Lunch (Meet at Hospitality Table)
1:30pm-2:00pm Regional Touchpoints ()
2:15pm-3:30pm           Workshop #2 ()
3:45pm-5:00pm          Workshop #3 ()
3:45pm-5:00pm Discipling Cohorts Gathering ()
5:15pm-6:45pm           General Session #3 (Grand Ballroom)    
9:00pm-10:30pm "Club E" with Rachel Kurtz; (Grand Ballroom)
Sponsored by Old Lutheran

Have a nice night!  Wondering about things to do or places to go?  Stop at the hospitality table and ask for ideas or recommendations!

Sunday, January 27, 2019

8:45am - 10:00am Workshop #4 ()
10:15am - 12:00pm General Session #4: Worship!  (Grand Ballroom)
12:00pm - 2:00pm Synodical Lunches or Lunch on your own 

2:15pm-5:15pm     Deeper Dives
(3 hour intensives to dig deep into topics)
  • Theology Pub ()
  • Film Screening: "Social Animals" (Grand Ballroom)
  • Creative Expressions ()
  • Wellness Options ()
  • Beginners CYF Workshops ()
  • Advanced CYF Workshops ()
  • SYMBOL Network Meeting ()

5:30pm-6:45pm Banquet Dinner, sponsored by Mission Investment Fund (Grand Ballroom)
7:00pm-8:30pm General Session #5 (Grand Ballroom)
8:30pm-9:00pm      Network Author's Reception (Dessert served in Exhibit Hall)
9:00pm-10:30pm    Cranberry Jam (Grand Ballroom)
Sponsored by Old Lutheran
9:30pm-10:30pm    Network Partners Reception (Presidential Suite)

Monday, January 28, 2019

8:45am-10:00am  Workshop #5 ()
10:15am-11:30am General Session #6 (Grand Ballroom)
11:30am-1:30pm Regional Facilitators' Lunch & Meeting
12:30pm-7:00pm SYMBOL Network meeting ()

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

   8:30am-11:30am   SYMBOL Network Meeting ()

Event Space:

Registration Table: Grand Foyer
Hospitality Table:  Grand Foyer
Extravaganza Office:
 

Prayer Chapel: 
Learning Office: 

 

Synod Meals

Friday:

  • None scheduled yet

Saturday:

  • Minneapolis and St. Paul Area Synods
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby to walk together.  Location TBA.  RSVP to Kris Bjorke at 612.597.0048

Sunday:

  • Eastern North Dakota Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby to walk together.  Location TBA
    RSVP to Kim Adams at 218-779-5106

  • Florida Bahamas Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby to walk together.  Location TBA
    RSVP to Sue Mendenhall at 727.415.9887


  • Indiana Kentucky Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby to walk together to Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub; 2 W Independent Drive
    RSVP to Dan Fugate at 317.774.4876

  • Nebraska Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    Contact Lisa Kramme at 402.669.6309


  • North Carolina Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    Contact Tammy Jones West at 828.308.1362

  • Northeastern Minnesota Synod
    12:00pm
    Presidential Suite - Hyatt Regency
    Contact Catherine Anderson at 218.310.8528

  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    RSVP to Deborah Matern Graf 610.763.1595

  • Northern Illinois Synod
    12:00pm
    RSVP to Deacon Karin Graddy 815-762-0758. Details will be texted to respondents when we see how many folks we have and figure out what we're doing.


  • Northwest Washington Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    RSVP to Becky Cole at 206.399.2514


  • Northwestern Minnesota Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    Contact Kristina Dernier at 952.836.9376

  • Pacifica Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    Contact Terry Robertson at 
    951.205.1391

  • Southeastern Iowa Synod
    12:15pm
    Chicago Pizza at the Landing
    2 Independent Drive
    Contact Andy Langdon at 612.703.8121

  • Southeastern Pennyslvania Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the lobby to walk together to Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub; 2 W Independent Drive
    RSVP to Brad Burke at 646-957-6562

  • Southwest Texas Synod
    12:00pm
    Meet in the Hyatt Lobby
    Location to be announced
    RSVP to Heather Hansen at 210.317.8509

  • Southwestern Washington Synod
    12:00pm
    Contact Ingelaurie Lisher at 253.740.1439 for details
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