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Monday, January 18

5 p.m. Registration & welcome reception
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, second floor

7 p.m. Opening – Keynote #1

Seasons of Longing
Matt and Liz Myer Boulton
ONLY session free and open to public
EMU, Lehman Auditorium

Tuesday, January 20

8:15 a.m. Worship
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

9 a.m. Plenary session

Seasons of Repentance
Matt and Liz Myer Boulton
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

10:30 a.m. First timers gathering

11 a.m. seminar #1
Choice of 5

12:15 p.m. Lunch on your own (optional Ministry in MC USA luncheon)

1:45 p.m. Plenary Panel

In Times Like These
Nate Yoder, Amy McGloughlin, Herm Weaver, Nancy Heisey
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

3:45 p.m. Workshop #2
Choice of 5

7 p.m. Praying in Color (optional evening session)
Linda Alley and Laura Lehman
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

Wednesday, January 21

8:15 a.m. Worship
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

9 a.m. Keynote #3

Seasons of Celebration
Matt and Liz Myer Boulton
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

11 a.m. Workshop #3
Choice of 5

12:15 p.m. – Lunch on your own (optional Women in Ministry Luncheon)

1:45 p.m. – Workshop #4
Choice of 5

3:45 p.m. Closing worship
Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel

Events

Monday

Monday 5-6:45 p.m., Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel
Pick up your registration packet; then enjoy light refreshments sponsored by EMU office of church partnerships and the EMU alumni office. Late arrivals may pick up packets Tuesday morning.

Tuesday

7 a.m. – President’s Room, University Commons
Pastors registered for SLT are invited to the President’s Room in University Commons to meet EMU president Loren Swartzendruber and his wife Pat for one complimentary light breakfast on either Tuesday, Jan 19, or Wednesday, Jan 20, from 7-8 a.m. We suggest that persons whose last name begins with A-L attend on Tuesday and those whose last name begins with M-Z attend on Wednesday. Meet Loren and Pat and connect with other pastors. Preregistration necessary.

Tuesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Northlawn, East Dining Room
Mennonite students and those looking for ministry possibilities in the Mennonite Church are invited to meet with conference ministers to network and learn about the journey. Bring your own lunch or dining hall meal to the room.

Tuesday 1:45-3:15 p.m., Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel
Four presenters will share their personal stories of a time of desert loss, grief, or ongoing pain and the spiritual practices and resources that give them the resilience to cope and continue. Nate Yoder, Amy McGloughlin, Herm Weaver and Nancy Heisey have agreed to be vulnerable in order to give us their hard-earned wisdom.

Tuesday, 7 p.m. Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel
Participants will have the opportunity to choose among several spiritual practices using simple arts or body movements in prayer.

Wednesday

Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m., Northlawn, West Dining Room
Women who are in or considering ministerial roles are invited to bring their dining hall meals or bag lunches to the West Dining Room in Northlawn. Laura Amstutz, Director of Seminary Admissions, will facilitate a time of networking and encouragement.

Wednesday 3:45-5 p.m., Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Martin Chapel
The SLT Worship Team, led by Les Horning, invites us to a closing corporate worship experience offering gratitude for the resources we have been given as we return to our places of work and ministry.

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