2021 Virtual Event Schedule

All Times are Eastern Standard Time

From Lament to Possibility

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
PCUSA Bookstore Open

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM — Opening Session and Plenary
Welcome
Plenary by Bruce Reyes Chow
Topic: Church of Tomorrow

1:15 to 2:15 PM – Workshop A
Choose one of eleven workshops on a variety of topics for various ages and stages of life.

2:45 to 3:45 PM – Round Tables (Open Space)
Time to network with colleagues on topics of shared interest.

4:15 to 5:15 PM – Worship
Sermon by Aisha Brooks Lytle

5:45 to 6:45 PM – APCE Regional Gatherings
Time to connect with friends and colleagues in your APCE region.

Becoming Trustworthy and True

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
PCUSA Bookstore Open

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Worship
Sermon by Paul Roberts

12:30 to 1:30 PM – Workshop B
Choose one of twelve workshops on a variety of topics for various ages and stages of life.

2:00 to 3:45 PM – Awards and Plenary
Join us as we celebrate the Empower and Connect Award Winners.
Plenary by Warren Chalklen
Topic: How to Lead through the Strength of Diversity

4:15 to 5:15 PM – APCE Corporation Meeting
Includes the Installation of Officers and the Recognition of Certified and Retired Church Educators.

5:45 to 6:15 PM – Taizé Worship

8:00 to 8:30 PM – Marketplace Trivia Night

You are Anything but Ordinary

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Awards and Plenary
Join us as we celebrate the Enrich/Educator of  the Year and the Sustain/Lifetime Achievement Award Winners.
Plenary by Amy Kim Kyremes-Parks
Topic: Hope

1:30 to 2:30 PM – Workshop C
Choose one of twelve workshops on a variety of topics for various ages and stages of life.

3:00 to 4:15 PM – Closing Worship and Communion
Sermon by Keatan King
“In Memoriam” will be observed
Please plan on having your own communion elements – something to drink, something to eat – for this portion of the program.

4:45 to 5:45 PM – Connect, Empower, Enrich, Sustain Hour
An informal time to visit and debrief with old and new friends.

Virtual Marketplace
Visit vendors and sponsors virtually this year! Check out the dedicated Marketplace spaces on APCE’s website and social media platforms.  Marketplace Zoom calls will give you time to ask questions and interact with vendors and sponsors AND get trivia you can use at our Marketplace Trivia Night on Friday evening.

Virtual Spirituality Center
Check out APCE’s virtual Bitmoji Spirituality Center during the 2021 Annual Event anytime!  A link will be provided on APCE’s website and  Facebook page. Created by the Rev. Allison Wehrung, head there to find spirituality practices, prayers, and resources. You can even learn how  to create your own virtual prayer room.

On-line Annual Event Offering
This year’s Annual Event offering (The Val Murphy Offering) will be distributed between the Diversity Task Force (25%) and Scholarships (75%).