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San Diego Disciples Workshops

Join Disciples throughout San Diego (District 8) for a day of learning and fellowship!


Saturday, August 19

9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Casa de Oracion

201 Fir St., San Diego

Our Lunch Presentation will bring us up to date on the current situation regarding immigration in our area, following up on the Pastoral Letter distributed by the Clergy of District 8 on Palm Sunday.

A $10 donation is requested to help cover the costs of the event, including the lunch which will be provided.

RSVP  for this event by emailing pastor@vlmcc.com

Schedule for the Day

9:30-9:45 ~ Registration

9:45-10:15 ~ Opening Gathering

10:30- 11:45 ~ Morning Workshop

12:00-12:30 ~ Lunch

12:30-1:15 ~ Lunch Presentation

1:30-2:45 ~ Afternoon Workshop

2:45-3:00 ~ Closing Circle



Visio Divina ~ Led by Rev. Lee Yates, this workshop will introduce a new spiritual practice combining evocative imagery, scripture & story, and reflective questions.  This workshop will go through both workshop sessions; plan to attend both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Practicing Compassion ~ Practice contemplative centering to nurture compassion for yourself and for others, even difficult others. Led by the Beloved San Diego Compassion Practice Facilitator Team. Taking your PULSE (Morning) and Taking the PULSE of Another (Afternoon) (Attend one or both.)

Best Practices for Church Finances ~ Banker and experienced church treasurer Phil Fowler will share some of the best practices for handling church finances.  (Morning)

Human Trafficking ~ Sunny Rey, poet & activist, formerly of North County Lifeline, will speak on the current local climate of human trafficking and recount personal stories of her experiences with victims and survivors.  (Afternoon)

Homelessness Ministries Forum ~ Leaders from various San Diego Disciples congregations will share what they are doing in their homelessness ministries and then share ideas and discuss potential ways to collaborate. (Morning)

General Assembly Forum ~ A discussion about various social witness resolutions passed at the recent Disciples General Assembly in Indianapolis. (Afternoon)

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