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National Association for Lay Minister 2020 Annual Conference

June 4, 5 and 6, 2020

Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota

Registration: $350 (for members)
$425 (for non-members)

** Cost includes room and all meals/banquet **

Register Here

NALM Conference Attendees are also invited and encouraged to attend the
National Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Sustaining a Healthy Ministerial Vineyard: Moving Towards a New Story
St. John's School of Theology and Seminary
June 2, 3 and 4, 2020
Registration: $300 (includes room and meals)

To view the Symposium schedule, click here.

Register for both the NALM Conference and the Symposium here.

For Vendor and Sponsor Opportunities, click here.

Keynote Speakers
More information on keynote speakers here.
Downloadable PDF of Keynote Speakers.

> Dorothy, Mensah-Aggrey, Ph.D., CPO

> Marti R. Jewell, D.Min.

> Marc DelMonico, Ph.D.

> Harry Dudley, D.Min.

> Archbishop John C. Wester, NALM's Episcopal Moderator

Breakout conversations will be offered by type of ministry:
* Business Administrators
* Formation Directors
* Pastoral Associates/Pastoral Ministers
* Spirituality

Schedule of Events
See Schedule of Events, and downloadable schedule here.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

1:15 p.m.    Gathering and Opening Prayer

1:30 p.m.    Welcome - Archbishop JohnC.  Wester

2:30 p.m.    Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord: A Vision for Building Community and Commitment
                   Dorothy Mensah-Aggrey, Ph.D. CPO

4:00 p.m.    Closing and Prayer

5:00 p.m.    Exhibitors' Reception and Social

 

Friday, June 5, 2020

7:00 a.m.    Abbey Church - prayer with the Benedictine Monks (optional)

7:30 a.m.    Breakfast

8:45 a.m.    Gathering and Opening Prayer

9:00 a.m.    Co-Workers Opening Wide the Doors to Christ: Lay Ecclesial Ministers and Thriving
                  Parishes
- Marti Jewell, D.Min., Associate Professor Emerita

10:00 a.m.  God’s Own Vintage: Lay Ecclesial Ministry after 15 years of Co-Workers in the Vineyard of
                   the Lord
- Marc DelMonico, Ph.D., USCCB Director of Certification for Ecclesial Ministry
                   and Service; Harry Dudley, D.Min. Ambulans Vobiscum Consulting

11:00 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m.  Breakout Conversations - round 1

12:15 p.m.  Lunch - Exhibitors done at 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.    Breakout Conversations - round 2

2:30 p.m.    NALM Business Meeting

OPEN TIME

5:00 p.m.    Mass at Emmaus Chapel - Presider: Archbishop John C. Wester, Bishop Donald Kettler

6:30 p.m.    Banquet and Awards - Welcome and Opening Prayer by Archbishop John C. Wester
                   Entertainment follows the banquet

 

Saturday, June 6, 2020

7:00 a.m.    Abbey Church - prayer with the Benedictine Monks (optional)

7:30 a.m.    Breakfast

8:45 a.m.    Gathering and Opening Prayer

9:00 a.m.    Wrap-up discussion/sharing

10:30 a.m.  Closing prayer service

 

Transportation options:
Groome Transportation provides a shuttle from the Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) Airport directly to St. John's University.  Book online here.