Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT
Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT

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The Baltimore Convention Center 
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Janet Hauter 
The Peoples Synod 

The Peoples Synod

Join us, September 27-29, 2019, and share insights about how we can join together to image God in the messy tension between love and law 

A “FIRST” National Event testing how diverse people can humbly listen to each other’s joys and hopes, griefs and anxieties. Our love for one another will allow consensus to emerge.  This relational engagement will contribute to the journey of a pilgrim people toward being more lovingly embedded in God’s creation. 
Synod:   si-n-d (Noun) Synodal Process:  A process of speaking boldly and listening attentively from the heart to build collegial consensus.
Listening Circle Methodology: The Peoples Synod will use a methodology designed to enable people who do not know one another to come together in circles of ten or twelve and engage one another around a common center where everyone listens and there is a leader in every chair.  
Our mission in faith is to spread the Good News that LOVING ONE ANOTHER is how we image a loving God.  From this mission emerges both local communities of the faithful that are church in that place and a communion of these local churches.  This form of church – a giftsharing communion of local churches – is now being reemphasized, calling all people, their local communities and the wider people of God to become more faithful to Jesus' mission of love.  Through this renewal we continue our pilgrim journey toward union with a loving God.