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Sunday, November 12, 2006
NW Emerging Women Gathering

Convergence: Northwest Emerging Women Leaders Gathering January 26-28, 2007. Troutdale, OR

Creating space for women ministering, leading, and living in an emerging culture.

Meet women on similar journeys.

Learn from others with different perspectives.

Bring: Your own Story, Art, Music, Writing, Curiosity

Come: Dialogue, Play, Rest, Share Gifts, Be Encouraged, Form Friendships

Registration Fee: JUST $40.00! Includes 3 meals (Saturday breakfast and lunch, Sunday breakfast). Space is limited to 75 women. Registration is now available! click here to register.

Lodging: Make your own arrangements. Excellent rooms on site at the amazing, historic Edgefield Manor, for just 50.00-90.00. Most rooms European style (bathroom down the hall) but some rooms with private baths are available. Call (503) 669-8610 to reserve your room now.

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posted by Julie at 3:20 PM ¤ Permalink ¤


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  • At 11/13/2006 09:51:00 AM, Anonymous Drive-Thru Society

    I wanted to say thanks for putting me as a friend of Emerging Women. I hope you have a great time in Jan. you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

     
  • At 11/14/2006 11:28:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous

    Julie
    Thanks for the spiffy post!
    It was a pleasure to meet Sarah and to meet your husband at Seattle Off the Map earlier this month. Looking forward to meeting you in January!
    Kelly Bean

     
  • At 11/18/2006 08:15:00 PM, Anonymous Cheryl

    I asked Deborah Loyd (one of the organizers) about this before there was any information on the Web. The way she described it, it sounds like this will be structured around a series of conversation similar to the Emergent Gathering that meets every October in New Mexico. I had an opportunity to attend that a year ago and it was AWESOME!

    If I am hearing correctly, it means at this Convergentce, no one will be talking at you as an authority or expert. It means your voice is significant. It means the format will encourage others to listen to what you have to say and we will have an opportunity to learn from eachother. It also means a free flowing exchange of ideas and dialog.

    The format I observed in in NM facilitated and encouraged us to develop some really great relationships. Now that opportunity is coming to the Pacific NW where we can connect with other women learning to lead and live in an emerging culture. HOW COOL IS THAT?!

    Now a question or two… Have any of you been to the Edgewood Manor? I’m especially interested if you traveled there with an infant. Did they have the amenities you needed? (Changing tables etc.) Are there sinks in the rooms? Would you recommend choosing another location with a restroom inside the room versus down the hall? You can write to VerticalChallange at gmail dot com.

    Thank You!

    Cheryl

     

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