6-6:20 PM: Arrive and get settled in. Set out networking material, post notices (including needs and offerings) and make a creative name tag. Put your food on the table.
6:20-6:30 Get help in small groups to develop a 30 second "essence blurb" where you will help people to know very quickly what is important for them to know about you.
6:30-6:45 Opening circle: Share "Essence Blurbs" and topics of conversations and workshops
6:45-7 Create the space: Using open space technology, we will quickly create a schedule where people can briefly introduce any uplifting topic they want to teach or talk about.
7-7:35 Share a meal and be a part of a conversation that you either facilitate or join
7:45-8:40 55 minute workshops and facilitated conversations which people can choose from
8:45-9 Closing circle--A song and brief reflections
9-9:20 Hang out and enjoy deepening the connections, perusing the networking table, and basking in the after glow of loving interactions.
9:20-10:00-Sing along song circle. Share a song that relates to social justice and uplifting topics. Please choose a song that is interactive so we can all participate. Sign up ahead of time because there are only eight 5 minute slots. Song presenters include: Lloyd Ferris, Stephanie Rearick, Patricia Mikkelson, David Glover