Next Divine Renovation Conference...

DR18 - Halifax

Saint Benedict Parish

June 11 - 12

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Schedule

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM - Mass - Saint Benedict Parish

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Break

Coffee, tea and snacks (all prepared by parishioners!) 

10:15 AM - 12:00 AM Morning Plenary

Heart of the Father with Fr. James Mallon
Fr. James Mallon interview with Kitty Kay-Shuttleworth

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch & Break - Bayers Lake

Shuttle busses will leave SBP in trips for people who require transportation to the Scotiabank Theatre in Bayers Lake. Restaurants and dining establishments can be found there. There are also a small number of places to eat 5 minutes walk from SBP.

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Breakout Sessions - Scotiabank Theatre

Please feel free to join in any session at any time. 

Hospitality & Homilies for Humans (Fr. Simon Lobo & Rob McDowell)
Leading Out of a Team (Fr. James Mallon and Eileen Moore) 
The High Impact Leader (Carey Nieuwhof)
Go Make Disciples (Bill Scollard and Kurt Klement)
Everybody Talks: Breaking Through With Communications (Kate Robinson & Matt Vaughan)
Sacraments Workshop (Ron Huntley and Fr. Matthew Keshwah)

4:15 PM - 6:30 PM Networking & Break - Bayers Lake

Grab dinner with another team to discuss what you've learned or to just make new friends. Then head back to SBP for the evening plenary.
Note: the last shuttle bus leaves the Scotiabank Theatre at 6:15 PM to head back to Saint Benedict Parish.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Evening Plenary - Saint Benedict Parish

Carey Nieuwhof

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM - Mass - Saint Benedict Parish

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM - Coffee Break

Coffee, tea and snacks (all prepared by parishioners)

10:15 AM - 12:00 am - Morning Plenary - Saint Benedict Parish

Stepping Into Leadership with Ron Huntley and Fr. Simon Lobo

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch & Break - Bayers Lake

Buses will make runs between SBP and Bayers Lake for those who require transportation. 

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM Breakout Sessions - Scotiabank Theatre

Developing a Financially Healthy Church (Rob McDowell and Chris Yetman)
Parish Leadership is a Team Sport (Fr. Simon Lobo and Ron Huntley)
Avoiding the Us and Them: Exploring the Parish/Diocesan Dynamics (Fr. James Mallon and John Stevens)
Sing a New Song: Developing “Contemporary” Music in Your Parish (Dan O’Rourke and Phil and Sarah Marmen)
Groups? (Kate Robinson and Matt Vaughan)
The Heart of the Child: What you can to do NOW to foster faith in the next generation. (Laura O’Rourke, Bill Scollard, and Corey Robinson)

4:15 PM - 6:30 PM Break - Bayers Lake

Grab some supper in Bayers Lake, or head back to SBP and grab supper at a nearby restaurant. Buses will make runs between SBP and Bayers Lake for those who require transportation. 

Note: the last shuttle bus leaves the Scotiabank Theatre at 6:15 PM to head back to Saint Benedict Parish.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Evening Plenary - Saint Benedict Parish

Deacon Keith Strohm

9:00 PM Optional Fun and Social Time - The Lower Deck

We're inviting conferences guests and parishioners who served during the conference to join Fr. James Mallon and the team over at The Lower Deck, a pub that is a short 5-minute walk from the parish. Recording artist, and SBP connect group leader, Rob Currie has pulled together his band to play traditional maritime music for guests to experience a real taste of Nova Scotia. Capacity will be limited, fun will be unlimited.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018

For those who registered for this optional third day, there are two locations. Please note: There are no buses on this day.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Alpha day

Mount Saint Vincent University - Multi-Purpose Room

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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Clergy Day

Saint Benedict Parish