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Chaplains' Retreat 2018
Wednesday, June 13 (2:30pm) - Friday, June 15, 2018 (1:15pm US/Eastern)
Conference Center at the Maritime Institute
692 Maritime Blvd. [map]
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Join your Episcopal school chaplain colleagues for two days of learning, reflection, worship, and networking. The NAES Chaplains' Retreat balances and blends opportunities for professional learning and growth, personal reflection, prayer and worship, and spiritual self-care. Leave renewed and refreshed, equipped with a network of colleagues and fresh ideas to take back to your school.
General Session Speaker and Facilitator:
The Rev. Ross Kane, Ph.D.
Director of Doctoral Programs and Assistant Professor of Theology, Ethics, and Culture
Virginia Theological Seminary
Dr. Kaneís scholarship explores the lived experience of faith communities, particularly the incorporation of new and unfamiliar expressions of belief and practice into the Christian tradition. Dr. Ross brings an international perspective to his scholarship and vocation, having served in the Anglican Communion in East Africa before entering parish ministry, most recently as senior associate rector at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Alexandria Virginia.
He holds bachelorís degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia, a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School, and a doctorate in religious studies, concentrating in theology, ethics and culture, also from the University of Virginia.
Ross' experience of Anglicanism, worldwide, and his work with school chaplains in the Doctor of Ministry Program in Educational Leadership at VTS, uniquely equips him to lead us in looking at various models of Anglican school chaplaincy.
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, D.D., NAES Executive Director
Episcopal School Chaplain Peers
Ann Mellow, NAES Associate Director
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Maritime Conference Center
Registration includes the reception on Wednesday, and lunch on Thursday and Friday. Dinner and breakfast are included in the room rate per night's stay at the Maritime Center.
Who Should Attend:
Ordained and lay persons who serve in a capacity of school chaplain at an Episcopal school (preschool, elementary school, middle school, and/or high school), whether full-time or part-time.
Retreat attire is business casual.
Cancellation and Other Policies:
These fees are available through
Written cancellations received by fax, (212) 286-9366, or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org
, no later than 5:00 p.m. (EDT), Sunday, June 3, 2018, are entitled to full refund of the registration fee, less a $75 processing charge. Requests of any kind received after 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, June 3, 2018, or by any means other than fax or email will not be entitled to a refund of any kind.
All registrations are subject to acceptance. Registrations received without payment will be returned. Registrations are NOT transferable and cannot be split among conference attendees.
Any and all liability of the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES) with respect to registration, reservations, cancellations, changes in the location or content of the program, and refunds is limited to a sum no greater than the registration fee paid. Under no circumstances shall NAES and/or CSEE be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, the cost of transportation or lodging. Submission of registration and payment constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.
General Hotel Information:
Registration does not include hotel reservations. To make your reservation at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, please call (866) 900-3517, or (410) 859-5700.
The rate is $150 plus tax, per night, for single occupancy. This includes dinner and breakfast at the Maritime Conference Center. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at noon.
The Conference Center offers complimentary shuttle service to/from:
When planning your travel, please remember that the retreat begins at 2:30 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, and ends at 1:15 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, June 15, 2018.
For more information please contact:
Ms. Heather Elise Zrubek
Member Services & Events Coordinator
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Phone: (212) 716-6309
Fax: (212) 286-9366