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Visioning Our Future

Join us on November 11-12, 2010 for a visioning consultation on local and regional ecumenism organized by representatives from the NCC Ecumenical Networks Committee, the State Ecumenical Executives Colleague Group, and the National Association of Ecumenical and Interreligious Staff (NAEIS).

More information about this event and the related Centennial Ecumenical Gathering can be found on these flyers:

The Promise of Ecumenical Community: Visioning Our Future (PDF)
(Consultation on Local and Regional Ecumenism - Nov. 11-12, 2010)

Witnesses of These Things: Ecumenical Engagement in a New Era (PDF)
(Centennial Ecumenical Gathering of the Whole Movement - Nov. 9-11, 2010)


Schedule for the Day :
View a draft of the schedule for the day. More information will be sent to registrants during the week of Nov. 1.

Register Online: Register for this consultation using the same online form being used for the Centennial Ecumenical Gathering. All registration fees are online at www.ncccusa.org/witnesses2010.

Reserve a Hotel Room : The official hotel for the Centennial Ecumenical Gathering and the Local and Regional Ecumenism Consultation is the New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center, 859 Convention Center Boulevard. To reserve a room, you can 1-800-305-6342. If the hotel is sold out, try nearby hotels at http://neworleans.conventioncenterhotelsguide.com/. Several cheaper hotel options can be found nearby using services like priceline.com, hotwire.com, orbitz.com, expedia, com, etc..

Visioning Survey: You are invited to participate in the visioning process which will lead up to and flow from the visioning consultation on local and regional ecumenism on Nov. 11-12 in New Orleans. This futuring work will guide the local and regional ecumenical community in the coming years

Whether or not you can attend the consultation, please complete a brief visioning survey, which will help to set priorities, elicit new ideas, and give everyone a chance to articulate their vision for the future of ecumenism in local and regional communities.

Please send the survey link to others engaged with Christian unity and common service and witness in local and regional communities: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/lre-vision-survey.

Local Information: Transportation options, maps, and other local information can be found on New Orleans Online. The Regional Transit Authority operates the Canal St., St. Charles, and Riverfront Line streetcars and other public transit options.


For information or assistance, send e-mail to Ammon Ripple at aripple@ncccusa.org or call 212-870-3417.


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