On Thursday evening the Christian Storytelling Conference will host “Forty-Minute Forums.” Two forty-minute time slots with breakout sessions that are participative—providing fellowship and a chance to include some of the suggested activities from last year’s evaluations. Each participant can choose 1 or 2 of the following forum sessions.

 

ROOM 124 ROOM 123 ROOM 122 ROOM 109

6:30-7:10

F1 Language Olympics

hosted by Jan Walsh

Learn about using Bible Stories as the basis for 1-on-1 ESL/ELL (English as Second Language/English Language Learning) tutoring or English literacy education. Jan developed the curriculum and has experience with churches hosting ESL/ELL tutoring for immigrants and others in their neighborhoods.

F2 Coaching Session

hosted by Mary Claire Anderson

Come prepared to share a story or section of a story in process (limit to 6 minutes). Through constructive feedback, explore the next steps of developing your story’s focus, structure, and technique.

 

F3 Story Swap

hosted by Chris Albin

In a relaxed atmosphere, share a story that you learned today at the conference or one you brought with you. This will not be for coaching or feedback. Invite guests to hear you if you’d like.  (Limit stories to 6 minutes)

F4 Hymn Sing

hosted by Mike and Betty Roe

Attend this sing-a-long session featuring some favorite hymns of the church.

7:20-8:00

F5 BibleTelling Seminar in Israel

hosted by Brian Thieme

Share photos and highlights from your trip to Israel with others who have gone, as well as those who are thinking of attending.

F6 Coaching Session

hosted by Mike Lockett

Come prepared to share a story or section of a story in process (limit to 6 minutes). Through constructive feedback, explore the next steps of developing your story’s focus, structure, and technique.

F7 Story Swap

hosted by Lauretta Phillips

In a relaxed atmosphere, share a story that you learned today at the conference or one you brought with you. This will not be for coaching or feedback. Invite guests to hear you if you’d like.  (Limit stories to 6 minutes)

F8 Jam Session

hosted by Buck Creacy

Bring your guitar, your tambourine, your kazoo… whatever you use to make a joyful noise for the Lord. Spend time making music together.