NYC Spiritual Activist Summit 2012
Living Inspired Lives
November 9 - 10, 2012 / New York, New York, USA
Selected Summit Highlights
Audio: Ginny Luedeman, Jake Lowe, and Nate Frederick talk with summit participants about what it’s like to be a Christian Science practitioner.
Audio: In this lecture, Chet Manchester invites you to get in tune with your highest talents. Ginny Luedeman joins Chet at the end of his talk for some audience Q&A.
About the summit
With a focus on taking a spiritual approach to career and relationships, summit participants spent the day exploring what it means to be spiritually in tune with your highest talents, your relationships, and your world.
Talks by spiritual thinkers and healers, Ginny Luedeman and Chet Manchester, included the topics, discovering your passion, building solid and lasting relationships on a spiritual foundation, and connecting with the world.
There were also live musical performances and a free public lecture by Ginny Luedeman and Chet Manchester on Friday evening.
Friday November 9 - Saturday 10, 2012
Friday, November 9th
6:30 - 7:00pm Music
7:00 - 8:00pm The Music of Your Life; Finding True Harmony in Your Life, Health, and Relationships
with speakers Ginny Luedeman and Chet Manchester and Singer/Songwriter Rebecca Minor.
This lecture is free and open to the public, so feel free to invite your friends!
Saturday, November 10th (Activities for registered summit participants only with the exception of the lecture hike at 3:30. The hike is open to the public.)
8:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15am Introduction and Music
9:15 – 10:30am Let Love Lead: Find your path in life and work
Getting in tune with your highest talents
10:45am – 12:00pm A Spiritual Basis for Solid and Lasting Relationships
Bring your questions to this participant driven discussion, and find real solutions to relationship problems
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:00pm Deep Dive Q&A with Ginny Luedeman & Chet Manchester
2:15 – 3:15pm Workshops:
- "Chiseling Thought: A workshop about hymns and healing with Rebecca Minor"
- "Sharing Christian Science" -- Join TMC Youth's Ariana Herlinger and Veronica Switzer and Amanda Dunlap from the Committee on Publication to explore how each of us can share our experience with Christian Science and find a natural voice for expressing its healing impact with a wider audience.
- "Christian Science Practice" -- Join Ginny Luedeman, Jake Lowe, and Nate Frederick for a discussion about making yourself available to pray for others.
3:30 - 5:00pm “Road map for Life"
Walking the Sermon on the Mount through Central Park with Chet Manchester
5:00 - 6:30pm Now What? Where do we go from here?
A talk about how to carry forward the inspiration from the summit
6:30 - 7:00pm Fruitage and Closing
(Music throughout the day!)
Sunday, November 11th
11:00am - 12:00pm Open House Church Service and Sunday School
Third Church invites you to share in a special Sunday Service with uplifting musical selections and Sunday School classes with some of the weekend's speakers
12:30 - 1:30pm Hymn Sing
Join us for light refreshments and hymns, both new and old, led by Third Church member and professional singer Julia Wade
By age 16, Ginny had moved over 20 times. She dropped out of high school and became a mother at age 17. Her dad was an abusive alcoholic. The instability, abuse, and a deep conviction that there must be more to this life than what she was taught in her early religious training caused her to question and look deeply into what this life is all about. In the … Read more
“So, what is your heart beating for?” was a question I faced in my late twenties. I was a struggling filmmaker in Los Angeles, experiencing some problems with my heart after a failed marriage and an unsuccessful business venture. On my mental knees in prayer, I opened to a passage in Mary Baker Eddy’s writings that instantly got my attention: “The heart that … Read more