"Food for the Soul"
March 16 -17, 2012
Maryville College Campus
Welcome to Loaves and Fishes 2012 Experience sponsored by the Presbytery of East Tennessee and for all members and friends of the churches as well as our neighboring communities.
This year’s theme is Food for the Soul. Taking Jesus’ command literally to “Feed my sheep,” we invite you to join in this conversation about feeding God’s hungry people from growling stomachs to aching souls.
Loaves and Fishes 2012 Brochure with full details
Use online registration button below or mail-in registration form
Come hungry, leave satisfied!
Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Lise Worthington, pastor of Blooming Grove United Church of Christ, and chef and minister of food and faith at Stony Point Conference Center - www.liseworthington.com
Guest Preacher: The Rev. Thomas Daniel, co-pastor, Kairos Church, Atlanta - www.kairosatlanta.org
Music Leader: The Rev. Bryan Field McFarland, singer/song writer and Hunger Action Advocate for Salem Presbytery - www.bryanfieldmcfarland.net
• Adults (18 and up) $40.00 for Friday and Saturday. ($30.00* if registered online or postmarked by Feb. 15)
• Youth (12-17) $20 for Friday and Saturday ($15.00* if registered online or postmarked by Feb. 15)
• Children (11 and under) are FREE - child care and Kids Kamp provided
Registration deadline: March 9
*To receive discount, registration must be completely filled out and
returned with payment enclosed by the early registration date specified.
Some scholarship funds are available.
Schedule of Events
Friday, March 16
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Registration
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Informal Conversation with Lisa Worthington (at NPPC)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Welcome Table meet (at NPPC)
7:00 pm Opening Worship and Keynote Speaker, Lise Worthington
8:30 pm Bryan McFarland and Friends in concert
9:30 pm After Hours (at Vienna Coffee Shop)
Second Harvest will be accepting non-perishable food donations on Friday night.
Saturday, March 17
7:45 am - 9:00 am Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Worship with Thomas Daniel
10:15 am - 11:45 am Morning workshops* See added workshop below.
12:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm Afternoon workshops
3:00 pm Closing Worship with Bryan McFarland and Jacob’s Join
*Added Workshop: AM17 - Presented by the Welcome Table Team of New Providence Presbyterian Church
Welcome Table is a community-wide mission of hospitality which brings together volunteers from several churches to serve a hot meal to all the “angels” who walk in every Tuesday and Thursday evenings. It serves guests from a variety of situations and feeds people who are hungry for food, fellowship, convenience or a combination of all these. The workshop will give resources to those interesting in starting a ministry to feed the hungry in body and spirit. It will be led by the folks who started it and still are deeply involved in offering hospitality to strangers.
All events are at Maryville College unless otherwise stated. Child Care is available both days at New Providence Presbyterian Church (NPPC).