Annual Gathering Schedule

*** Schedule is tentative and subject to change with or without advance notice. ***

Sunday, October 7

  • 4:00  Registration
  • 5:30  Dinner
  • 7:00  Opening of the Convention
  • 7:05  Opening Worship w/Communion:  Mark Vander Tuig
  • 8:15  Dessert Fellowship  (Reserved seating will be available for seminarians and church planters who would like to connect with one another.)

Monday, October 8

  • 8:30    Hymn Sing
  • 8:40    Morning Prayer & Bible Study (Ephesians 4): Jo Kinnard
  • 9:00    Welcome: Mark Vander Tuig;  Lutheran Men Presentation;  Recap of our theme, "Growing Up"
  • 9:15    Keynote Speaker: Kent Hunter
  • 10:15  Table Discussion
  • 11:00   Networking  
  • 11:30   Lunch
  • 1:00    Service Coordinator Report: Mark Vander Tuig
  • 2:00    Business Session I
  • 3:00    Break
  • 3:30    Breakout Session I
  • 5:00    Elections
  • 6:00    Fellowship Dinner 
  • 7:15    District Gatherings

Tuesday, October 9

  • 8:30    Hymn Sing 
  • 8:40    Morning Prayer & Bible Study (Ephesians 4): Jo Kinnard
  • 9:00    Keynote Presentation: Kent Hunter
  • 10:00  Table Discussion
  • 10:30   Break
  • 11:00   Breakout Session II
  • 12:15   Lunch
  • 1:30     Recognitions: Perry Fruhling & Dan Clites
  • 2:15     Keynote Presentation: Kent Hunter
  • 3:15     Table Discussion
  • 3:45     Break
  • 4:15     Business Session II
  • 5:00     Elections
  • 7:00     Service Project: Meals from the Heartland

Wednesday, October 10

  • 8:30    Hymn Sing
  • 8:40    Morning Prayer & Bible Study (Ephesians 4): Jo Kinnard
  • 9:00    Introduction of Board of Trustees
  • 9:07    Ministry Highlights
  • 9:45    Break
  • 10:00  Closing Worship with Communion: Perry Fruhling
  • 11:00   Closing of the Convention