to: AzFCT 10187 E. Sundance Trail Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Where to stay:
A block of rooms is being held at The Best Western InnSuites
1615 E. Northern Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85020
$90/ night (plus tax)
The keynote speaker for each block of time will be:
Thursday Morning: Carol Howard Merritt
Thursday Afternoon: Brian McLaren
Thursday Evening: Marcus Borg
Friday Morning: Richard Rohr
Friday Afternoon: Shane Hipps
Each block will have responses from 4 other speakers and time for audience Q&A. Each will also have a time for music and/or creative ideas for gatherings. This will be followed by break-out groups with the speakers in this block.
Big Tent Christianity (BTX) is the convergence of new and old ways of being and becoming the Church:
Progressive and Emergent
Denominational and Non-denominational
Large and Small Faith Communities
Describable and Undescribable
BTX brings people together from across the country to proclaim what unites us as followers of Jesus in this modern world. More than a dozen leading Christian voices will break through boundaries to share new and innovative forms of ministry and renewal. You will be inspired by their visions of how we can speak even more powerfully in and to the world of the 21st century.
The gathering will include presentations, responses and discussion with speakers and with each other. There will be a Big Tent of music with creative versions of traditional music along with contemporary music--myriad ways that reflect our common ground.
Where & When
February 10-11, 2011 Thursday 9am-9pm Friday 9am-5pm
The Church of the Beatitudes 555 Glendale Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021
Child Care Available--reservation required Questions? 480-488-6453