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Mockingbird Conference 2018

  • St. George's Church 209 East 16th street New York, NY, 10003 USA (map)

No matter where you turn today, grace seems to be in short supply, not just on our social media feeds but in our churches, offices, even our homes. Join us for a few days this Spring as we take a breather and explore some of the ties that bind—and those that heal, too.

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7pm-ish — Special outing to Babette’s Feast, a new play based on the short story by Isak Dinesen, followed by a Q&A with the production’s developers. Click here to read more about the amazing source material, and here for a review of this exciting new production. Tickets are limited so email today to reserve yours.


5:30pm  —  Registration
7:00pm  —  Opening Devotion and Worship – Sarah Condon
7:30pm  —  RJ Heijmen
8:00pm  —  Dinner (catered by The Pixie and the Scout)


8:00am – Coffee and Registration
9:00am – Opening Devotion by Sarah Condon
9:15am – Morning Talks

  • Chad Bird
  • Jamin Warren

10:30 – Coffee Break
10:45 – Breakouts A

  • “I’m New Here! What’s Going On?” – Aaron Zimmerman
  • Alissa Wilkinson
  • “Grace for Those with Father Issues (AKA, Grace for Those with a Pulse)” – Dave Johnson
  • ” Not Weak on Sanctification: Christians Grow in Reverse” – Nick Lannon
  • Ethan Richardson

11:45am – Lunch
1:00pm – Jason Micheli in conversation with Fleming Rutledge
2:00pm – Breakouts B

  • Dorsey McConnell
  • Carrie Willard
  • “Weeds, Wheat and Stubborn Grace” – Daniel Emery Price
  • CJ Green

3:00pm – Breakouts C

  • Duo Dickinson
  • “Reading from Phases” – Mischa Willett
  • “It is Good: Waiting for our New Creation” – Laurel Marr
  • Adam Morton

5:30pm – Drinks with Paul Zahl
6:30pm – Alan Jacobs speaks
7:30pm – Dinner catered by The Pixie and the Scout


8:15am  —  Coffee
9:00am  —  Devotion by Sarah Condon
9:10am —  Morning Talks

  • Tim Blackmon
  • Charlotte Getz and Stephanie Phillips

10:45am  —  David Zahl speaks
12:15pm  —  Book table closes


11:00am — Jacob Smith preaches at Calvary Episcopal Church

Earlier Event: April 25
The Rector's Bible Study
Later Event: April 28
The Olmsted Salon: Inherit the Wind