2019 National Gathering Schedule & App

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Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World

April 5-8, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington, D.C.-Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA

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Note: Schedule listed below is subject to change without notice.

Wednesday, April 3 – Friday, April 5

Various Pre-Gathering Events hosted by EAD Sponsor Organizations

Friday, April 5

1- 6 p.m. – Registration

1 p.m. – Exhibit Hall Opens

4 – 5 p.m. – Pre-Gathering Event: Your EAD Orientation: Information for First-Time (& Seasoned!) Participants

Is this your first time at Ecumenical Advocacy Days? Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the “ask” or the weekend of events? EAD offers this Orientation to help participants understand the conference schedule, the policy “ask”, and what to expect on Capitol Hill. Information in this Orientation will be extremely valuable for first-time participants, but even the seasoned advocate will find this information helpful.

5 – 6:30 p.m – Optional Dinner Buffet (must purchase ticket in advance as part of online or mail registration)

7 – 8:30 p.m. – Opening Celebration

8:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Exhibitors Reception & Registration Continues

Saturday,  April 6

7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Registration

8:15 a.m. – Morning Devotion

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Movement-Building Panel

10 – 10:30 a.m. – Coffee Break & Exhibits

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Panel Discussion

12 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch Plenary – Guided Conversations

2 – 3:30 p.m. – Workshops – Session I

3:30 – 3:45 p.m. – Break & Exhibits

3:45 – 5:15 p.m. – Workshops – Session II

5:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Denominational Gatherings / Catholic Mass

7 p.m. – Free Time / Sponsor Dinners, Receptions & Events

8:30 p.m. – David LaMotte Concert

Sunday, April 7

8 – 8:30 a.m. – Registration

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Interdenominational Worship

9:30 – 10 a.m. – Coffee & Exhibit Break

10 – 11:30 p.m. – Policy Plenary on the Congressional Ask

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Coffee & Exhibit Break

12 – 2 p.m. – Lunch: State Break-Outs

2 – 2:30 p.m. – Break & Exhibits

2:30 – 4 p.m. – Workshops – Session III

4 – 4:30 p.m. – Break & Exhibits

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Closing Plenary

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Free Time / Dinner on your own

7 p.m. – Fireside Chat (TBD)

Monday, April 8 – Congressional Advocacy Day

7:30 a.m. & 9 a.m. – Buses Depart for Capitol Hill

8 a.m. – Continental Breakfast Begins – Lutheran Church of the Reformation

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Lobby visits on Capitol Hill & Debriefing at the Church of the Reformation

9 a.m. OR 12 noon – Public Witness Events (TBD); Lunch on your own

5 p.m. – Adjournment (Church of the Reformation closed)

 

Updated: January 2019

Contributing Sponsors & Partner Organizations