DRAFT AGENDA FOR THE SECOND GATHERING OF
THE NATIONAL LEADERSHIP NETWORK (NLN)

APRIL 11-13, 2018 | NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

 DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11:

Memorial of Saint Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr

FOCUS – BUILDING UNITY

1:00-3:00     Arrival and Check-In

2:00-3:00     Task Group Meetings

·        National Leadership Network

·        Phase 2 Conversations

·        Encuentro and Synod Integration

·        Finance

·        Communications

·        Prayer

·        Phase 3 Resource Development

3:00            Welcome Session: Gathering and Introductions

·        Welcome and Opening Prayer

·        Roll Call of National Leadership Network

·        Review of Schedule and Meeting Goals

·        Interactive Introductions Activity

5:00            Opening Mass

6:00            Dinner with Ministry Area

7:00            Session 1: Bridge-Building:

Context, Culture, and Communication

8:30            Evening Prayer with Confession,

Exposition, Adoration, and Benediction

9:30            Wine, Cheese, and Dessert Social

 

DAY 2 – THURSDAY, APRIL 12: Thursday of the Second Week of Easter

FOCUS – PHASE 2 CONVERSATIONS

7:30            Liturgy of the Hours (available)

8:00            Breakfast with Prayer Partner

8:45            Announcements and Prayer

9:00            Board Buses for Newark CYO Center

9:45            Session 2, Part 1: Overview of Year Two Conversations

10:30          Break

10:45          Session 2, Part 2: Preparing Leaders to Facilitate Conversations

11:45          Lunch with Affinity Group

1:00            Session 3, Part 1: An Experience of Dialogue

2:15            Break

2:45            Session 3, Part 2: Debriefing of Dialogue Experience

4:00            V Encuentro and XV Synod Updates

4:30            Daily Mass           

5:30            Dinner with Task Groups

6:30            Session 4: Dialogue is our Method: Bishops Panel Discussion

on Pope Francis’ Call to Engage with Youth and Young Adults

8:00            Depart CYO Center for Hotel

9:00            Wine, Cheese, and Dessert Social

 

DAY 3 – FRIDAY, APRIL 13: Optional Memorial of St. Martin I, Pope

FOCUS – MISSION

7:30            Liturgy of the Hours (available)

8:00            Breakfast with Prayer Partner

8:45            Prayer

9:00            Session 5: So How Do We Begin?

Radical Hospitality and Dialogue

·        Entering the Conversations

·        Collaboration and Connectivity

·        Your Roadmap for Year Two

·        Practical Next Steps

11:00          Closing Mass

12:00           Departure

12:30-1:30    National Leadership Network Task Group Evaluation Meeting

 

DRAFT AGENDA: SUBJECT TO CHANGE     01.23.18 rev