8:30am Gather, register, enjoy coffee & breakfast
9:00am VERGE 2.0 Welcome and Introductions
9:10am VERGE 2.0 Speakers
12:45pm VERGE 2.0 Speakers & Conversations
VERGE 2.0 2017 is inspired by NWC Presbytery's 3 core initiatives:
New Expressions of the Church (new worshipping communities)
Village Ministries (congregations in communities of less than 1000 people in rural orisolated areas).
6 speakers will be giving TED-style talks focused on one or more of these three areas. 2017 speakers include:
Dave Rohrer, Pastor of Emmanuel PC, Bothell. (Renewal)
Seth Normington, Pastor Waterville Federated Church, Waterville. (Village)
Becki Barrett, Pastor of Overlake Park PC, Bellevue. (Renewal/New Expression)
Lina Thompson, Pastor of Lake Burien PC, Burien, WA. (Renewal)
Tamisha Tyler, Pastor of a New Church Expression in LA Area and Ph.D. Student at Fuller Seminary. Works with Nick Warnes through Cyclical. (New Expressions).