60th Anniversary Conference
Fostering religious pluralism and
Integrating spiritual practice with
Promoting a just and peaceful global community
June 24-27, 2010
On the campus of Princeton University
Challenge your thinking, spark your imagination and open your heart.
Share your passion for peace and justice.
Join religious leaders, authors, artists and practitioners in a multi-faith context.
Draw on diverse well-springs of wisdom and compassion.
$200 Early Registration
$250 Registration (after May 16, 2010)
$175 Early Registration - Senior (65+) & Student
$200 Senior (65+) & Student (after May 16, 2010)
$150 One Day
$80 Banquet & Concert Only
*Princeton University dorm accommodations only can be selected/paid for with conference registration.
Hotel information available under Lodging tab; reservations can be made on your own.
Early Registration Closing Date:
May 16, 2010
* Continuing education units are available for students through Drew Theological School upon completion of the 3-day conference.
** Continuing education credits available through Princeton Theological Seminary at the rate of .1 CEU per conference hour attended.
7:00pm Pre-Conference Reception & Book-Signing (Forbes College)
9:30am Opening Ritual
10:00am Plenary Session (Alexander Hall, Richardson)
Accessing our Best Inner Resources for Service and Social Action:
Meditations on Natural Wisdom and Compassion - John Makransky and Leah Weiss Ekstrom
Noon Box Lunch provided
1:00pm Muslim Prayer (optional) - Sohaib Sultan
2:00pm Keynote - Gustav Niebuhr (Alexander Hall, Richardson)
2:50pm Stand-Up Break
3:00pm Multifaith Plenary
Joan Chittister, OSB, Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman, Zen Master Bernie Glassman, Daisy Kahn, Dr. Uma Mysorekar
4:45pm Moderated Panel led by Fr. Edward Beck
5:45pm Summary Call to Action - Joan Chittister, OSB
6:00pm Evening Break
7:00pm Kosher Dinner (Pre-Registrants) (Center for Jewish Life)
8:00pm Jewish Renewal Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Marcia Prager and Hazzan Jack Kessler
8:00pm Orthodox Shabbat Service
8:30pm Café (optional)
Saturday, June 26, 2010
9:00am Prayer Experiences (optional)
10:00am -12:00pm Workshops – A (various campus locations)
2:00pm -4:00pm Workshops – B (various campus locations)
5:00pm Fellowship In Prayer Anniversary Dinner (Tent outside Richardson)
7:00pm Award Presentation & Concert (Alexander Hall, Richardson)
The Odessa Klezmer Band, under the direction of Ed Goldberg
The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble
Salman Ahmad, lead singer from the Band Junoon
Lavender Light Gospel Choir
Sunday, June 27, 2010
10:00am Interfaith Celebration of Peace (Chapel)
Presider: Fr. Edward Beck
Sermon: Rev. James Forbes
* Two continuing education units (CEU's) are available for students through Drew Theological School upon completion of the 3-day conference. Please contact Nancy VanderVeen, Coordinator of Continuing Education, at email@example.com prior to the conference if interested. Cost of two CEU's is $70 and should be paid directly to Drew Theological School.
** Continuing education credits available through Princeton Theological Seminary at the rate of .1 CEU per conference hour attended. To obtain confirmation of credit post-attendance email, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-497-7990.
Peace Mandala - Buddhist Monks of Drepung Gomang Institute
Registration on Thursday Evening (Forbes)
Registration on Friday morning and afternoon (Alexander Hall, Richardson)
Late Registration – Bookstore (Murray-Dodge)