Dine with the Speakers and the LCA Board of Directors!
On Sunday and Monday evenings a private dining room at the Hilton Garden Inn has been reserved for conference attendees. Conference attendees will be dispersed among the speakers and LCA board members. Be sure to reserve your place right away by checking the appropriate box(es) and selecting your meal(s) on the registration form below. Everyone will dine at their own expense; the dining cost must be paid with the conference registration. Please register before the conference even if you pay at the door.
A Soup, Salad & Sandwich Buffet will be provided at 11:50 am, for everyone registered for the full day. If you register for a half day and you want the lunch, the cost is $32. Seminary students and seminary personnel will pay $10 for the lunch.
Schedule: Christian Education in Challenging Times
6:45 am: Registration Opens
7:30 am - 8:10 am: Bible Study (Rev. James Gier)
8:10 am - 8:20 am: Opening Devotion (Rev. Dr. William Weinrich)
8:20 am - 8:30 am: Welcome from the LCA (Mr. Walter Dissen, Esq.) and greeting from the Indiana District.
8:30 am - 9:00 am: President Thomas Egger, “Forming Missouri Synod Pastors: Why and How.”
9:00 am - 9:15 am: Questions and Answers
9:15 am - 9:45 am: President Russell Dawn, “The Present and Future of our Concordia Universities.”
9:45 am - 10:00 am: Questions and Answers
10:00 am - 10:30 am: Dr. Christopher Cody, “The Present and Future of our Lutheran Schools.”
10:30 am - 10:45 am: Questions and Answers
10:45 am - 11:00 am *** Break ***
11:00 am - 11:45 am: Panel Discussion on Christian Education (morning speakers).
11:45 am - 11:50 am: Announcements.
11:50 am - 1:00 pm *** Lunch ***
Soup, Salad & Sandwich Buffet served in meeting room.
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Mr. James Runzheimer, Esq, “The HotChalk v. CU-Portland Case.”
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm: Questions and Answers
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm - Rev. Dr. John Wille, “What Lutheran Churches with Lutheran-Style Worship can do in the Realm of Evangelism and Outreach.”
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm: Questions and Answers
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Rev. Chris Esget, “Local Congregations and the Post-Covid Path Forward.”
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm: Questions and Answers
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm *** Break ***
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm: Panel Discussion on Parish and Synod Matters (afternoon speakers)