Proctor Schedule Detail

Monday, July 17

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Presession for Seminarians – Chapel

12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration – Main Tent

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch for Early Arrivals – Main Tent

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Orientation Session for First Time Participants (Orientation continues with Screening and Guided Walking Tour)

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Screening: “Mr. Sceva and His Seven Sons” – Lodge

4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Guided Walking Tour of CDF Haley Farm (Meet on porch of Lodge)
Golf carts available for those needing assistance

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Choir Rehearsal – Lodge
Dr. Eli Wilson, Jr., Director; Don Lewis, Organist
(All are welcome to participate)

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Dinner

7:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Welcome – Chapel
Marian Wright Edelman, President, Children’s Defense Fund

7:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Great Preachers Series
Rev. Willie Francois III, Senior Pastor, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Pleasantville, NJ

Tuesday, July 18

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast in Area Hotels

7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Meditations for the Journey (optional) – Langston Hughes Library
The Rev. Dr. Frederick J. Streets, Proctor Co-Chaplain-in-Residence

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Morning Devotions – Chapel
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Proctor Co-Pastor-in-Residence

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Bible/Theological Study – Chapel
The Rev. Dr. Eileen W. Lindner, Proctor Theologian-in-Residence

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Children and Justice Plenary  – Chapel
Where Are We? Poor Children in Rich America
DeMonte Alford, Social Studies Teacher, Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
Dr. America Bracho, Executive Director, Latino Health Access, Santa Ana, CA
Sr. Simone Campbell, Executive Director, NETWORK, Washington, DC
Dr. Luther E. Smith, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Church and Community, Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, GA
Oleta Fitzgerald, Moderator
Executive Director, CDF-Southern Regional Office, Jackson, MS

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Advocacy Action

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch
Publications Area Open
Author Book-Signing from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Workshops

4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Late Afternoon Options

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Dinner

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Great Preacher Series – Chapel
The Rev. Damien Durr, Executive Pastor of Community Development, Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, TX

After worship  – 10:00 p.m.
“Open-mic” & Intergenerational Conversation (optional)

Wednesday, July 19

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast in Area Hotels

7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Meditations for the Journey – Langston Hughes Library
The Rev. Dr. Frederick J. Streets, Proctor Co-Chaplain-in-Residence

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Morning Devotions  – Chapel
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr., Proctor Co-Pastor-in-Residence
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Proctor Co-Pastor-in-Residence

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Bible/Theological Study  – Chapel
Dr. Mark Lewis Taylor, Professor of Theology and Culture,  Princeton   Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break 

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Children and Justice Plenary – Chapel
Who Are We? Race, Class, and Power
Brittany Packnett, Vice-President of National and Community Alliances, Teach for America, Washington, DC   
Dr. Patrick Reyes, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Doctoral Initiatives, Forum for Theological Exploration, Decatur, GA
Dr. Mark Lewis Taylor, Professor of Theology and Culture, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
Tai Dixon, Esq., Moderator
National Director of State Offices and Field Operations, CDF Washington, DC

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Advocacy Action

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch
Publications Area Open
Author Book-Signing from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Workshops

4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Late Afternoon Options

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Dinner

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Great Preacher Series – Chapel
The Rev. Traci Blackmon, Executive Minister of Justice & Witness Ministries, The United Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH

After worship  – 10:00 p.m.
“Open-mic” & Intergenerational Conversation (optional)

Thursday, July 20

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast in Area Hotels

7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Meditations for the Journey – Langston Hughes Library
The Rev. Dr. Frederick J. Streets, Proctor Co-Chaplain-in-Residence

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Morning Devotions – Chapel
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr., Proctor Co-Pastor-in-Residence

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Bible/Theological Study – Chapel
Dr. Patrick Reyes, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Doctoral Initiatives, Forum for Theological Exploration, Decatur, GA

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Children and Justice Plenary – Chapel
What Have We Learned? Education and Our Children
The Rev. Damien Durr, Executive Pastor of Community Development, Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, TX E’darrius Smith, member of CDF Nashville Organizing Team
Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, Professor and Founder/CEO of Do Good Work Educational Consulting LLC.
Wendy Puriefoy, Moderator, former Director of Education, Barr Foundation, Boston, MA

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Advocacy Action

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch
Publications Area Open 
Author Book-Signing from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Workshops

4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Late Afternoon Options

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Dinner

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Great Preacher Series – Chapel
The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, Dean, Duke University Chapel, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC

After worship  – 10:00 p.m.
“Open-mic” & Intergenerational Conversation (optional)

Friday, July 21

Participants should bring luggage with them to CDF Haley Farm on the Friday morning hotel shuttle. Luggage will be stored at the registration tent until the airport shuttles depart.
All airport shuttle departures after 7:45 a.m. will be from CDF Haley Farm, not the hotels.

6:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Breakfast in Area Hotels

8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Organizing Sessions

  1. The Ground Has Shifted: The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America – Chapel
    Dr. Walter E. Fluker, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical Leadership and Editor of the Howard Thurman Papers Project, Boston University
  2. Planning a Children’s Sabbath as a Catalyst for Change in Your Congregation and Community – Library
    Rev. Shannon Daley-Harris and Melanie Gordon, Director, Ministry with Children, Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church
  3. Intergenerational Conversation – Lodge
    Facilitated by Joyce Hobson Johnson, Dr. Nelson Johnson and Rev. Wesley Morris, The Beloved Community Center

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Closing Charge and Celebration of Communion and Commitment – Chapel
Marian Wright Edelman, President, Children’s Defense Fund
Proctor CDF Freedom Schools® Scholars
The Rev. Dr. Frederick Haynes III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, TX, preaching  

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Box Lunch

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Seminarian Post Session – Lodge