Immigration, Going Out and Coming In: Ministries, Transitions and Change in the Episcopal Church
The Keynote Speaker was the Rt. Rev. Allen K. Shin. Bishop Shin, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of New York. Dr. R. Bruce Mullin was preacher at the Opening Eucharist. Participants were able to take a field trip to Mid-Town Beauties: St. Thomas Church (1823) and Church of St. Mary the Virgin (1868), or Beginnings and History Witness: Trinity Church (1697) and St. Paul Chapel (1766) or A Church Cemetery for All People: St. Michael’s Cemetery (1852)
A Conference Luncheon featured Luncheon Speaker, Nell Braxton Gibson. An afternoon was spent on the campus of General Theological Seminary as it celebrated its Bicentennial and included a Christoph Keller, Jr Library Tour with Rare Books and Archival Display, Chapel of Good Shepherd: Architecture and Iconography, and the General Annual Garden Party and Evensong. Participants enjoyed a concert by John Cantrell, organist and choirmaster of St. Michael's Episcopal Church on a 55 rank, three manual, Von Beckerath organ, built in 1967.
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