Join us for the Annual Gathering of the CCNC/N
163rd Annual Gathering
of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Northern California-Nevada
First Christian Church in Concord.
The theme of the Gathering is “We Come Together at the Table” and the scripture text we are using is Romans 14:1-4 from The Message.
Our preachers are Bishop Yvette Flunder, pastor of City of Refuge United Church of Christ in Oakland and Dr. Mary Donovan Turner, Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Carl Patton Professor of Preaching at Pacific School of Religion.
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Thursday April 27
2:00–6:00pm: Regional Clergy Gathering-Meet with Regional Minister Dr. LaTaunya Bynum and other Regional Staff to discuss vision for the future of CCNC-N
Location Lafayette Christian Church, 584 Glenside Drive, Lafayette, CA 94549-5318
Friday April 28
12:00–2:30pm: Pre–session–Facilitated book discussion of Dr. William Barber’s The Third Reconstruction (Lunch Served)
Please read the book prior to attending this Pre–Session.
3:00pm: Registration at First Christian Church in Concord
Hotel Check In / Hospitality begins at FCC Concord
5:00–6:00pm: Dinner at FCC Concord
6:15pm: Gathering and Singing in Sanctuary
6:30pm: Announcements/Welcome to the Gathering in Sanctuary
7:00–8:30pm: Opening Worship in Sanctuary
Speaker: Bishop Yvette Flunder
9:00–10:30pm: Fellowship at Crowne Plaza Suites
Saturday April 29
8:00–9:00am: Breakfast at FCC Concord
9:00am: Gathering, Singing, and Announcements in Sanctuary
9:30 am: Worshipping and Working Together (Formerly known as the Business Session)
Speaker: Rev. Dr. LaTaunya Bynum, Regional Minister
1:00–2:00pm: Circle of Inquiry—All Assembly
Facilitators: Member of the Justice Commission
2:00–3:30pm: Workshop Sessions
3:45pm: Gathering, Singing, and Announcements in Sanctuary
4:00–5:30pm: Closing Worship
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Mary Donovan Turner