Conference Schedule

Engaging the Diverse, the Devout, and the “Nones”

Friday, Feb. 23
12:30pm – 4:30pm: Dakota Sacred Sites Tour with Healing Minnesota Stories

6:00pm-7:00pm: Check-In (Anderson Student Center, 3rd floor)

7:00pm-8:30pm: Opening Plenary Session: The Power of Story: Journeys of the Diverse, Devout, and Nones (Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center 378)

9:00pm: Late Night Fun in Anderson Student Center (Anderson Student Center, Lower Level Bowling Alley)

Saturday, Feb. 24

8:30am-10:00am: Check-In (McNeely Hall, first floor)

8:30am-9:45am: Breakfast and Networking (McNeely Hall, first floor)

10:00am – 11:30am: Breakout Sessions (cycle 1)McNeely Hall

11:45am-1:15pm: Lunch and Plenary Session: Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with Believers, and Why Interfaith Stories can Change the World with Chris Stedman (McNeely Hall, room 100)

1:30pm – 3:00pm: Breakout Sessions (cycle 2)  - McNeely Hall

  • Sacred Listening for the Sake of Compassion with Diane Millis, Ph.D.
  • My Land, Your Land, Our Land: Moving into One Another’s Stories with Joan HaanDominic Longo, and Amy Poppinga
  • Dive In: The Nuts and Bolts of Successfully Sharing Your Story with Allison Broeren
  • Conflict in Interfaith Storytelling: How to Build Respectful Relationships Amidst Disagreement with Becca Hartman-Pickerill and Leah Nadal from the Interfaith Youth Core

3:00pm – 3:30pm: Coffee Break and Networking

3:30pm – 5:00pm: Closing Session: Building a Vibrant Democracy with Stories (McNeely Hall, room 100), with:

--schedule subject to change-- 

Supported by a generous grant from the Interfaith Youth Core.

UST sponsoring offices include the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Muslim Christian Dialogue Center, and the Office for Spirituality

Photo ©Interfaith Youth Core, used with their permission