Programme Outline

Women's Ordination Worldwide (WOW)
Second International Conference
Breaking Silence, Breaking Bread: Christ Calls Women to Lead
Ottawa, Canada
July 22 - 24, 2005

WOW Ottawa 2005

Programme Outline

Friday, July 22

Registration and check in at Carleton University from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     Witness Wagon reception on Parliament Hill, Ottawa

4:00 pm     Reception at Carleton

6:00 pm     Opening with introductions and welcome by Canadian hosts and special guest Marion Dewar followed by liturgy

7:00 pm     Keynote Speaker 1 - Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

8:00 pm     Discussion

8:30 pm     Good night, for those so inclined

Saturday, July 23

8:00 am     Registration

8:00 am     Morning liturgy for early risers

9:00 am     Workshops 1

10:30 am    Break

11:00 am     Keynote Speaker 2 Rosemary Radford Ruether 

Noon          Discussion

12:30 pm    Lunch

2:00 pm     Workshops 2

3:30 pm      Break

4:00 pm     Panel discussion - Mary Hunt, Theresia Hinga, Myra Poole 

7:00 pm     Dinner and programme

9:30 pm     Night liturgy/Vespers, for those so inclined

9:50 pm     Good night, for those so inclined

Sunday, July 23

8:00 am     Registration

8:30 am     WOW business meeting: "From Dublin to Ottawa"

10:30 am    Break and check-out

11:00 am     International group meetings including Women Called to Ordained Ministry

Noon          Closing liturgy

1:00 pm      Farewell lunch

2:15 pm      Goodbye

2:30 pm     Tour of Ottawa - optional