Feast 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015 ~ River Road Church, Baptist, Richmond, VA

Theme: be.loved
Registration & Dinner Costs: $45 regular ticket
$40 for VBWIM members/$20 for students
Registration Deadline: April 26, 2015
Arrival & Welcome Reception: 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Festival Times: 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Early Bird Feasting with Dr. Scott Spencer: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Childcare available with advance reservations.

We will hear sermons from Christy Foldenauer, Discipleship Pastor at Gayton Baptist; Nancy Stanton McDaniel, Pastor at Rhoadesville Baptist; Ayuko White; and our seminarian preaching award winner, Britni Johnson.

Optional early bird feasting, “Affirming the Woman’s Call Through Scripture” led by Scott Spencer, will take place at River Road from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

A dessert reception will conclude our evening as we celebrate with Judith Bledsoe Bailey the publication of her book, Strength for the Journey: Feminist Theology and Baptist Women Pastors.

Feast gathers us to nurture our creative, caring, spiritual selves through our very presence. We will gather together at table to enjoy a beautifully prepared meal, feast through sermons and our voices in worship, and delight using our senses through a diverse musical experience. Come, enjoy, and share the tastes of the day.

Online registration is now open.  You can pay online or mail a check.

Interested in you or your organization supporting the event?  Sponsorship money helps keep the registration fee low for everyone and provides substantial discounts to seminarians attending the event.  Contact us for more information.

Tentative Schedule

1:30p.m. Early Bird FEASTING with Dr. Scott Spencer

2:30p.m. Welcome, Registration, & Appetizers

3:00p.m. Setting the Table

3:15p.m. Worship

3:45p.m. Artistic Expressions

4:15p.m. Worship

5:00p.m. Sharing of our Meal & Brief Annual Meeting

5:45p.m. Worship

6:15p.m. Transition

6:30p.m. Worship & the Lord’s Supper

7:15p.m. Gather for Book Presentation

7 30p.m. Book Presentation Mr. Fred Anderson

7:50p.m. Remarks, a Hymn and a Prayer

8:00p.m. Dessert & Book Signing with Dr. Judith Bledsoe Bailey