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2020 Faith in Practice

Dialogical Conference Application

February 21, 2020

Ontario, California

Conference applications due January 29, 2020.

Just a Closer Walk with Thee

Luke 4: 18-19 and Isaiah 61:1-2a

Thank you for your interest in the Faith in Practice conference.  By submitting the conference application, the applicant agrees to the following expectations:

  1. Conference participants will be present for the entire dialogical conference, from 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21; Participants will be fully engaged in the dialogue during all conference sessions without distractions (laptops, cell phones, etc.).  Do not schedule flights or travel requiring you to arrive at the event late or leave early.

  2. Conference participants will read the pre-conference materials, reflect on the dialogical pre-conference questions, and bring their responses to the conference. Note: time commitment should be about 5 hours.

  3. During the dialogical conference, participants will listen to other participants’ viewpoints without dominating the conversation, treat other participants with respect, be open to and respectful of diverse viewpoints and differences of opinion, stay on topic, and appreciate diverse theological orientations.

Deadline for submission of the application is January 29 but earlier is preferred.  Notifications of acceptance will be given by February 7 (expedited for early submissions and prior participants.)  Registration fee of $100 is due by February 12.  After submitting your application, you will be sent to a page with a link to Paypal as well as instructions for sending payment by mail.

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