Chapter 2017 Schedule

Even if you can’t be there, please pray along with us as we meet!

Order of Ecumenical Franciscans Chapter 2017 @ Cenacle Center, Chicago

Wed. June 21st early arrivals after 2pm

6pm Dinner

8pm Vespers led by Shoshanah

Informal time for Fellowship

Thurs. June 22nd

8am Breakfast

9am Morning prayer led by Elijah

Explore the city, final prep for Chapter, Council will meet

Lunch is provided at the Center and would be at 12:30

4pm SESSION I Welcome, Introduction, Information

5:30pm Evening Prayer led by Great Lakes Lighthouse Fellowship

6pm Dinner

7:30pm Worship Together

9pm Profess to meet together and a Mixer for Fun and Fellowship with snacks, games, music and arts & crafts

Volunteer opportunity with a Street Ministry will take 4 to 6 people

Fri. June 23rd

7:30am Morning Prayer led by the Blue Bonnets Fellowship

8am Breakfast

9am SESSION II The Business of the Order: Novices moving to Profession, Report from the Council, general reports from various individuals (not from FAN, JPIC, FI they will report later), and the budget

10:15am BREAK

10:30am SESSION III Partnership Reports from JPIC, FI, and FAN. JPIC will lead a discussion on what we can do back home

12:30 Lunch

1:15pm SESSION IV Four of our own OEF folks to share their ministries back home

2:45pm BREAK

3pm SESSION V Formation Concerns led by the Formation Team

4:15pm BREAK

4:30pm A time for formation directors to meet with those in formation and also free time

5:30pm Evening Prayer led by Golden Gate Fellowship

6pm Dinner

7:30pm Worship Together

9pm Mixer with the focus on the Juniper Cup (Bruce James Kay is responsible for leading this event)

Sat. June 24th

7:30am Morning Prayer New England Fellowship

8am Breakfast

9am SESSION VI Our Guest Bob Hutacher (sp.): Chicago Witness with a 15 minute break sometime mid morning

12:30 Lunch

1pm Prep time for our Rites of Passage and Worship Service, Formation time and free time

2:30pm SESSION VII Finish any Business of the Order

3:30pm Formation time, free time, finish prep for the Rites of Passage and Worship Service

5:30pm Evening prayer led by Mariposa Fellowship

6pm Dinner

7:30pm Rites of Passage and Worship Together

9pm Party led by the Great Lakes Lighthouse Fellowship

Sun. June 25th

Final session at 9am – Our vision for the year

10:30-11:30am Gathering together for Worship

11:30-12:30pm clean up, pack up

12:30pm Lunch

About John Michael

Pastor, teacher, husband, dog walker, gardener, petrocollapse agitator, contemplative, hiker. Currently serving as a Formation Coordinator for OEF and Dean of VT/NY conference of Lutheran Synod.

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