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09 Oct

National Conference of Christians Engaged in Faith Formation

Contact Info:

Nicole Smith

Time & Date

Event Starts:
10/09/2018 10:00AM
Event Ends:
10/12/2018 9:00PM
Time Zone

CT - Central Time


Downtown Marriott Hotelk in Des Moines, Iowa
United States

Event Details

Audience: All

A dynamic conference sponsored by Christians Engaed in Faith Formation for all persons (clergy and laity, employed or volunteered) working in the church (at any level of its structure) in the field of faith formation. This conference is for all who leaders in the effort of growing and deepening faith formation in the lives of God's people. The event will feature plenary addresses by Brian McLaren (best-selling author, speaker, activist and public theologian) and John Roberto (an expert in intergenerational faith formation, a writer, speaker and trainer). Bishop Laurie Haller, Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey, and Bishop Tracy Smith Malone will be preaching and leading workshops. Mary Scifres, worship and leadership author , speaker , teacher, and coach, will be designing and leading worship. Over 22 breakout learning sessions each day. Recording artist Carrie Newcomer will perform a closing concert. This event will also celebrate the 50th Anniversary of CEF!

Sponsored by:

CEF (Christians Engaged in Faith Formation, formerly known as The Christian Educators Fellowship of the UMC)