Pacifica Synod

Day of Theological Reflection 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
The registration period has closed for this event.


Registration open through 2/1/2017 8:59 PM

Space is limited to 100 participants - register early!


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Program Times - 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Registration and coffee begins at 9:00 a.m.

$50 payable at time of registration - includes lunch and program

Financial assistance available for online registration only (see registration form)

Spanish translation will be available


'Philippians, Power and Privilege'

In Philippians, Christ is described as not grasping to the status he deserved but emptying himself and taking on the form of a slave. In light of this teaching and in response to the Synod Assembly resolution that we address power and privilege, we invite our leaders (rostered and lay) to a day of theological reflection entitled, 'Philippians, Power, and Privilege'. We will gather for worship, scripture study led by Bishop Taylor and a facilitated discussion. This is not another lecture on racism, sexism and other forms of exclusion, but a place for sharing stories and seeking God's guidance as a church. Pastor Ron Werner from Portland, Oregon will be our facilitator. He is trained in group process to ensure that key conversations take place. We pray for renewed vision as leaders, commitment for change, and steps to ensure a more inclusive future.


Please make this event a priority for the sake of our common ministry.


For registration questions, please contact Terri Robertson at 714.692.2791, ext. 732




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