Preliminary Schedule

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Please note: this schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

6:00 p.m.Dinner (for those staying overnight Thursday)
8:00Evening Activities
- Informal fellowship (for those staying overnight)

Friday, November 15, 2019

8:00 a.m.Breakfast (for those staying overnight Thursday)
12:00 p.m.Lunch (for those staying overnight Thursday)
1:45 p.m.Check In for Early Arrival Sessions Attendees
EARLY ARRIVAL SESSIONS
2:40 Early Arrival Sessions
- C.S. Lewis Readers Track: Andrew Lazo
- Writer's Track: Lancia E. Smith: "Serving the Work by Loving the Reader"
3:00 - 5:30Main Retreat Check-In
3:40Break - Early Arrival Sessions
4:00 Early Arrival Sessions
- C.S. Lewis Readers Track: Andrew Lazo
- Writer's Track: Patti Callahan Henry: "The Soul of the Story"
MAIN RETREAT BEGINS
5:30Pre-dinner Welcome Session
6:00Dinner
7:00Plenary Session #1
- Opening remarks - Stan Mattson and Camp Allen staff
- Devotional/Meditation - Andrew Lazo
- Talk - Joseph Pearce: "Further Up & Further In: Deep Christianity in Narnia"
9:30 Optional Evening Activities
- Bag End Cafe - an open mic style evening of sharing poetry, songs, stories, and other short pieces.
- Sprinklings - a small group session for writers to gain encouraging feedback

Saturday, November 16, 2019

7:30 a.m.Morning Prayer
8:00Breakfast
9:00Plenary Session #2
- Devotional/Meditation - Andrew Lazo
- Patti Callahan Henry - "Jack and Joy — the creative power of love"
10:30Break
11:00Breakout Sessions
- Christin Ditchfield: "Wisdom for the Journey from the Women of Narnia"
- Joseph Pearce: "When Two Worlds Collude: Narnia & Middle-Earth"
- Jason Smith: "The Apologetic Power of Friendship"
- Writers Track: Lancia E. Smith: "C.S. Lewis: A Writer's Life"
- C.S. Lewis College℠ Great Books Track: Scott Key: "What Is Enlightenment?" by Immanuel Kant
12:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 - 3:30Free Time
1:15Special Writers Track Session - Christin Ditchfield: “The Writer’s Journey — A Creative Quest”
3:30Breakout Sessions
- Andrew Lazo and Patti Callahan Henry: "Joy in the Journey: The Creative Courtship of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis"
- Writers Track: Jason Smith: "Past Watchful Dragons: A Writer's Guide"
- Writers Track - Melanie Stiles: "Community Connections Every Writer Needs"
- C.S. Lewis College℠ Great Books Track - Scott Key: "'Is Theology Poetry?' by C.S. Lewis"
4:30Break & Book Signing
5:45Dinner
6:45Performing Arts Program
- Singer-songwriter / musician, Solveig Leithaug
- Ad Deum Dance Co.
9:30 Optional Evening Activities
- Bag End Cafe - an open mic style evening of sharing poetry, songs, stories, and other short pieces.
- Sprinklings - a small group session for writers to gain encouragement and feedback

Sunday, November 17, 2019

 

8:00 a.m.Breakfast
9:00Plenary Session #3: Joseph Pearce: "Finding Christ in Middle-Earth: Deep Christianity in Tolkien's Work"
10:20Break
10:45Worship Service
- Sermon - Andrew Lazo
- Closing Remarks - Stan Mattson
11:45Check Out
12:15 p.m.Lunch


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