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The Church for the 21st Century

May 22, 2006

From Howard Anderson, Dean of the Cathedral College, Washington National Cathedral

Dear Friend:

Join the journey of generous-spirited Christians creating the church for the 21st century. Come join us at Washington National Cathedral to reflect on the direction of the church. Share in creating a time of holy space in worship, music, meals and prayer. Explore key areas including worship, hospitality, discernment, tradition, justice, formation and beauty, drawn from Diana Butler Bass’ latest book Christianity for the Rest of Us.

We are pleased to announce presentations by leading theologians and practitioners including:

* Diana Butler Bass
* Michael Battle
* Marcus Borg
* Fred Burnham
* Carmen Guerrero
* Tony Jones
* Samuel Lloyd
* Barbara Brown Taylor
* Phyllis Tickle

Conference activities also include: best practices sessions with examples from thriving congregations; a wide variety of community conversation circles for networking; shared meals; and roundtable discussions.

Schedule and Fees: The conference runs from Thursday, May 10 at 2 pm until Saturday, May 12 with the conclusion of the noon Eucharist. The registration fee of $250 includes program costs, Thursday dinner, Friday lunch, Friday “Eucharist meal” and Friday evening reception.

Click More for complete descriptions of our activities and participant bios. Or click on Register now to go directly to our secure online registration page. You will have the option to make hotel reservations at one of two convenient and affordable hotels when you register.

We look forward to seeing you in May.


The Rev. Howard Anderson, Warden and President,
and the Staff of the Cathedral College

The Cathedral College of Washington National Cathedral
3510 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202.537-2221

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