Focus Event 2015

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WE EXPERIENCED AN AMAZINGLY RICH ADVENTURE INTO THE SOUTHERN MOST PARISH AND BAYOUS OF LOUISIANA

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OCT. 28-31, 2015

*WE WITNESSED THE RICH DIVERSITY OF PEOPLE , CULTURES AND TRADITIONS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO LIFE IN SOUTHERN LOUISIANA.
*EXPLORED SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES RELATED TO SEAFOOD AND CITRUS INDUSTRIES; OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION; AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGIES IN RURAL LOUISIANA.
*HEARD STORIES FROM LOCAL PEOPLE IDENTIFYING ISSUES, ACHIEVEMENTS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES.
*VISITED AND LEARNED FROM LOCAL CHURCH AND COMMUNITY MINISTRIES.
*EXPLORED AND ENJOYED OPEN AIR MARKETS IN THE FRENCH QUARTER OF NEW ORLEANS WITH ITS STREET MUSICIANS AND TRADITIONAL CUISINE.

Download Brochure (PDF): RCA LOUISIANA BROCHURE 2015(1)

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MAJOR PRESENTERS
Rev. Dr.Susanna Metz, Vicar of Petrockstowe, North Devon, England
Dr. Don Cottrill, Louisiana Conference Provost/Director of COM
Rev. Dave Carlton, Pastor of Trinity UMC, Buras, LA
Rev. Anita Dinwiddie, Pastor of St. Marks UMC, New Orleans
Coach Jeffery Parker, Exec. Director, N. Rampart Community Ctr, New Orleans

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WEDNESDAY, OCT 28, 2015
3-5 PM REGISTRATION Lobby of HOLIDAY INN Metairie New Orleans Airport
5:30 DINNER at Holiday Inn
PRESENTATION: “ The Development (History) and Diversity of People who call Southern Louisiana Home”
Sharing & Evening Devotions
THURSDAY, OCT 29, 2015
6-8 AM Complimentary BREAKFAST
8AM Bus leaves for PLAQUEMINES PARISH
for a day of visiting with and hearing stories from local people.
12:00 Lunch at Lighthouse Lodge
Continue to hear stories from local people regarding life in Plaquemines Parish, with visit to fishing/shrimp boats.

5:00 TRINITY UMC (Buras) STORIES FROM NATIVE AMERICANS
6:00 Dinner with continued sharing
& Evening Devotions
Spend the night at Lighthouse Lodge in Venice, LA at the end of Route 23
FRIDAY, OCT 30, 2015
6-8 AM Complimentary Breakfast
8:30 Bus leaves for New Orleans
10:30 North Rampart Community Center & St Marks UMC
12-3:30 Lunch “on your own”* & Free time in French Quarter
3:30 RCA Business Mtg at St Marks UMC
6 PM RCA Certification Service
7:00-8:30 Dinner “on your own” & Free time in French Quarter
8:30 Bus returns to Holiday Inn
SATURDAY, OCT 31, 2015
6-8 AM Complimentary Breakfast

 

One thought on “Focus Event 2015

  1. Hi! have you posted pics from LA? If so could you tell me where they are? I’d love to show my folks over here. It was a fabulous event!

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