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Outlaw Preachers (Re)Union

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Outlaw Preachers (Re)Union

Time: December 3, 2010 at 6pm to December 6, 2010 at 1pm
Location: Memphis, TN
Website or Map: http://www.facebook.com/event…
Phone: (901) 240-6848
Event Type: reunion, retreat, conference, fellowship
Organized By: Connie Waters
Latest Activity: Dec 6, 2010

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Event Description

Hello Family!! Brandon here.

So if you've been hanging out here and/or on Twitter for the past 6 months or so, I'm sure you've heard the buzz about the elusive Outlaw Preachers (re)Union.

Well, we're extremely excited to announce that plans are moving forward! Mama Connie has been able to secure for us a killer retreat center in Memphis that sits on 8 wooded acres!

RSVPing to this event is NOT a 100% commitment to come. No money is being collected at this point. We do, however need to establish a general idea of how many people are seriously planning to attend.

So here's the skinny:

The date for this shindig is December 3 - December 6.

The main speakers, so far are:

Brian McLaren - author, speaker, pastor, and networker among
innovative Christian leaders, thinkers, and activists.
Adele Sakler - of Queermergent
Jay Bakker - of Revolution NYC
Jeremy Ritch - of Hold Fast Ministries
Phil Shepherd - of The Eucatastrophe

There will be many breakout sessions throughout the weekend. If you have an interest in speaking at one of these sessions, send one of the administrators a message and we'll get back with you.

The cost is coming in at about $130/person. This includes lodging, 3 breakfasts, and 2 lunches. It also includes drinks and coffee during the WHOLE (re)union. We have made arrangements to have food catered on Friday night and then reservations at a restaurant in Memphis on Saturday.

Here's the breakdown in lodging options:

1) Dorm style lodging on site
including 3 breakfasts/2 lunches/ drinks and coffee
$125

2) Camping or Trailer $30
Food per person $35

3) Artisan Hotel ($80 per room) (3.5 miles from retreat center)
$240
Food per person $35

4) Get your own lodging (Staying with friends)
Food per person $35

Well, that's the story. Lots more to come, but we need that head count. Also, let us know with your yes/no response which lodging option you intend to choose.

Giddy Up!!

Comment Wall

Comment by Gene Anderson on September 21, 2010 at 4:09am
I'm really gonna try to make it to this. Might be in a tent. Any other campers?
Comment by Pat Green on October 4, 2010 at 7:39pm
I will be there. I would prefer the dorm style set up thingy.
Comment by Pat Green on October 4, 2010 at 7:41pm
Though I am sure you guys got this covered...if you need a portable PA, mics and stands, projector, screen, type stuff....I would be happy to provide.
Comment by Pat Green on October 5, 2010 at 5:42pm
One more thing. I will be driving. I live near Chicago. If anyone wants to car pool with me or be picked up along the way (I will be passing Campaign, Il and skirting near enough to St Louis to hit it for anyone who needs), I will be happy to ride share.
Comment by Matthew Lloyd Kelley on October 5, 2010 at 7:17pm
Not 100% sure, but I'm in the Nashville area, so getting there is fairly easy. I'll go for the dorm style lodging.
Comment by jon hedgecorth on October 6, 2010 at 7:07pm
pat, i live near st. louis and would love to share a ride with you!!
Comment by Pat Green on October 6, 2010 at 7:09pm
Jon...consider yourself picked up. Send a private message at your leisure and we will figure out all that stuff...but yeah....you got a ride. :)
Comment by Pat Green on October 6, 2010 at 7:51pm
So from St Louis to memphis is will be about five hours...the Reunion starts at noon...so I figure I pick ya up at around 5 am..that will work. (You can feel free to nap in the car). :)
Comment by Pat Green on October 6, 2010 at 8:07pm
Scratch that....the facebook page says it starts at noon on dec 3 and this site says 6 on dec 3.....what time does it really start?????? :)
Comment by Pat Green on October 8, 2010 at 3:53pm
Okay....now that we have more firm times set up....I would likely be in your neck of the woods around ten am...a little more palatable than six I am sure. :)

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