MISSION LEADERSHIP FORUM—APRIL 6 - 8, 2018
“Christian Witness and Building Bridges with
Muslim Communities”

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Registration costs $200 and includes all meals except Saturday dinner.

Accommodations

$109.00 + tax per night for all MLF participants

Please make your accommodation reservations directly with the hotel:

New Haven Village Suites
3 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-5337 – Ask for Falisha Smith

MLF Planning Committee members

If you are a member of the MLF Planning Committee, you will be assigned a room at OMSC and charged as follows per night: $49/ Single, $75/ Double, $85/ Suite. If no room is available, we will make a reservation on your behalf at the hotel at the rate of $109/++

Schedule

Friday, April 6

4:00p      Registration
5:00        Dinner at OMSC
6:30        Hymn, prayer, and introductions – Thomas Hastings & James Krabill
7:00        Plenary Presentation: “Reading the Bible in the Context of Islam: Challenges for                                Muslims, Challenges for Christians,” Ida Glaser, Centre for Muslim-Christian                                   Studies, Oxford
7:45         Group Discussion, with Moderator
8:30        Worship and Intercessory Prayer – George Kovoor
8:45        Announcements and dismissal
 
Saturday, April 7

7:30a      Continental breakfast served at OMSC
8:30        Hymn and prayer: Thomas Hastings & James Krabill
8:40        Bible study: Charles Amjad-Ali
9:30        Group Reflection
9:45        Coffee Break
10:15      Plenary Presentation: “A Theological Place or Space for Muhammad in Christian                              witness in an Islamic Context?” John Azumah, Professor of World Christianity and                          Islam, Columbia Theological Seminary
11:00      Group Discussion with Moderator
12:00p    Box lunch at OMSC
1:00        Return for Group Discussions
1:30        Plenary Presentation: “Building Bridges Through ‘Being’ a Bridge: Who we are as                            bridges of God” Kevin Higgins, President, William Carey International University, 
2:15        Group Discussion with Moderator
2:45        Small Group Discussions
3:15        Coffee Break
3:45        Daily Report: What We’ve Seen and Heard So Far
4:15        Prayer: George Kovoor 
4:30        Free time
5:30        Depart for dinner in your choice of restaurants: Turkish, Italian, Thai, Indian
               After dinner: Evening on your own

Sunday, April 8

7:30a      Hot breakfast served at OMSC
8:30        Hymn and prayer: Thomas Hastings & James Krabill
8:40        Bible study: Charles Amjad-Ali
9:45        Panel with Plenary Speakers
10:15      Coffee Break
10:45      Group sharing with Moderator and wrap up
11:30      Closing prayer and adjournment
12:00p    Lunch at OMSC
1:00        Departures

Sunday, April 8

1:00p     Meeting of the MLF Planning Committee in the English Library

 
MLF Planning Committee

Jeff Hahn
Steve Hardy
George Kovoor
James Krabill
Alan McMahan
Mark Oxbrow
Susan Perlman
Rick Richardson
Tite Tienou
John Watters
Darrell Whiteman