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A Taste of Embrace Festival, 2017

 

Embrace Festival, Portland, OR
May 4-6, 2017

Vision:
In May 2017, people from all over the world will gather in Portland, Oregon to share knowledge and wisdom, learn from each other, celebrate, be inspired, and find the tools needed to create and enliven local movements within our communities. Together we will explore sacred oneness, Christ consciousness, eco-spirituality, social justice and the way of universal and personal transformation that honors the Divine in all.

For more information or to purchase tickets: https://embracefestival.com

Offerings:
3 day in city event including:
Presentations by over 30 leaders, teachers, authors, theologians, activists
Ceremony and Ritual
Celebration, Dance, Entertainment
Live Art, Music and Performance
Sacred Community
Social Gathering
Networking
Learning/Workshops/Breakouts
Additional Leadership Training Tracks/Certifications
Yoga, Qi Gong, Meditation, Dance, Drum circles
Village Marketplace with art, music, books, crafts, and more.

With live music by Peia, Yaima, Indubious, Ashana, C, Dar Sernoff

Speakers include: Matthew Fox, Gretta Vosper, Bruce Sanguin, Jim Burklo, Carrie Contey, Irene Monroe, Eric Alexander Crawford, Joran Oppelt, Timothy Murphy, Fred Plumer, Brandan Robertson, Roger Wolsey, and more!

Topics: Action, Aging, Arts and Music, Belief, Bibles and Bible Study, Biblical Archaeology, Church Growth, Church History, Clergy/Ministry, Compassion, Courage, Curriculum, Devotional, Early Christianity, Eastern Philosophy, Education, Egalitarianism, Emerging/Emergent Church, Ethical Issues, Evangelism, Evolutionary Christianity, Faith, Fiction and Poetry, Food and Farming Justice, Forgiveness, Gender and Sexuality, Go Green, God, Grace, Gratitude, Health and Healing, Immigration, Interfaith Issues & Dialogue, Jesus Studies, LGBT, Love, Loving Kindness, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mysticism, New Thought/New Age, Non-Violence, Organizational Leadership & Development, Peace and Justice, Prayer, Preaching/Teaching, Progressive Christianity 101, Race, Religion/Spirituality and Science, Ritual, Sacred Community, Service, Social & Environmental Ministry, Spiritual Exploration & Practice, Technology, The Arts & Culture, The Younger Generation, Theology & Religious Education, Transformation, and Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Eight points, Point 1: Teachings of Jesus, Point 2: Pluralism, Point 3: Inclusive Community, Point 4: Act As We Believe, Point 5: Non-Dogmatic Searchers, Point 6: Peace and Justice, Point 7: Integrity of the Earth, and Point 8: Compassion and Selfless Love. Seasons & Special Events: Social Justice Activism. Ages: All Ages. Resource Types: Act, Adult Curriculum, Event, Gather, Give, Go Green, Intentional Community Guide, Interfaith, Learn, Listen, Transforming Church, Videos, and Watch.

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