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Omega Center Conference 2018

July 20 - July 21

We hope you can join us for the Omega Center’s first Conference!

Christianity as Planetary Faith: Engaging Teilhard’s Vision

What does an evolutionary Christianity mean for the planet today?

Come and join us for engaged conversation, as we explore the heart of religion in an unfinished universe.

Speakers: Sr. Ilia Delio, Brie Stoner, Matthew Wright

Omega Center Conference Speakers

Read recent conference-related blogs by our speakers HERE

Conference details:

Friday, July 20th, 7:00pm –  9:00pm

  • On Friday evening Ilia Delio will be speaking on “Faith and Evolution: Toward a New Religion of the Earth” followed by questions from participants. The evening will also include contemplative practice guided by Brie Stoner and Matthew Wright.
  • An informal Meet & Greet reception will follow in the lobby.

Saturday, July 21st, 9:00am – 4:30pm (includes lunch)

  • On Saturday morning Matthew Wright guide us through a reading of  Teilhard’s Mass on the World, then will speak on “Teilhard and 2nd Axial Period Consciousness.” Following that Brie Stoner speak on “Harnessing the Energies of Love” offering an exploration and perspective on how we might practically live in greater alignment with a Teilhardian vision.
  • Lunch will be provided, as we encourage you to meet and share a meal with others in our community.
  • Saturday afternoon will include small group conversations, and a panel discussion and open conversation with Ilia, Matthew, and Brie.
  • Those who would like to can join us at 5pm for a Eucharistic Liturgy in the adjacent chapel.

There will be books for sale and other resources available, as well as a designated time for book signing.

Location:

Bishop Miege High School, 5041 Reinhardt Drive, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66205 

Accommodations: 

For a list of nearby recommended accommodations click here.

 

Ticket Information:

Tickets can be purchased separately for Friday night ($25) and Saturday ($65) or as a package for $80

Our special price for Students with ID is $20 (Friday night and Saturday including lunch)

Co-sponsored by the Omega Center and Contemporary Spirituality Kansas City

We now have live-stream capabilities for the Omega Conference. Due to bandwidth and license restrictions, we were limited to only 100 tickets for this option.  If you have purchased a live-stream space you will receive a link and instructions by email. You can also view live-stream instructions here.

 

CONFERENCE TICKETS FOR IN-PERSON HERE

 

register for conference here

 

 

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Start:
July 20
End:
July 21
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