Gathering Preliminary Schedule

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Here is a basic preliminary schedule of what you can anticipate in July of 2016.

The Gathering Schedule

DAY ZERO

Friday, July 15, 2016

 

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: On-Site Registration & Adult Leader Orientation at the convention center

DAY ONE

Saturday, July 16, 2016

 

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: On-Site Registration & Adult Leader Orientation at the convention center
7:30 p.m.: Doors to the Superdome open

8:30 p.m.: Opening Mass Event at the dome

Following the Mass Event: Night Life will take place in hotels and other downtown locations; Community Group time

Midnight: End of the programming day

DAY TWO

Sunday, July 17, 2016

 

Early Morning: 5K Run/Walk – downtown New Orleans;

Morning: Servant Event Deployment from the convention center & dome; Community Group time; Adult Leader morning meeting

9:30/10:00 a.m.: Morning Bible Study – at the convention center & selected hotels

11:00 a.m.: Experiential Learning Floors open in the convention center

12:00 p.m.: Session 1 – Interest Center/Concert/Academy

Lunch on your own in the convention center or surrounding area

2:00 p.m.: Session 2- Interest Center/Concert/Academy

4:00 p.m.: Session 3 – Interest Center/Concert/Academy

5:15 p.m.: Approximate end of session 3

6:00 p.m.: Experiential Learning Floors close

7:30 p.m.: Doors to the Superdome open

8:30 p.m.: Mass Event begins

Following the Mass Event: Mass Event Plus; Night Life; Community Group time

Midnight: End of programming day

DAY THREE

Monday, July 18, 2016

Morning: Servant Event Deployment from the convention center & dome; Community Group time; Adult Leader morning meeting

9:30/10:00 a.m.: Morning Bible Study – at the convention center & selected hotels

11:00 a.m.: Experiential Learning Floors open in the convention center

12:00 p.m.: Session 4 – Interest Center/Concert/Academy

Lunch on your own in the convention center or surrounding area

2:00 p.m.: Session 5- Interest Center/Concert/Academy

4:00 p.m.: Session 6 – Interest Center/Concert/Academy

5:15 p.m.: Approximate end of session 6

6:00 p.m.: Experiential Learning Floors close

7:30 p.m.: Doors to the Superdome open

8:30 p.m.: Mass Event begins

Following the Mass Event: Mass Event Plus; Night Life; Community Group time

Midnight: End of programming day

 

DAY FOUR

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

 

Morning: Servant Event Deployment from the convention center & dome; Community Group time; Adult Leader morning meeting

9:30/10:00 a.m.: Morning Bible Study – at the convention center & selected hotels

11:00 a.m.: Experiential Learning Floors open in the convention center

12:00 p.m.: Session 7 – Interest Center/Concert/Academy

Lunch on your own in the convention center or surrounding area

2:00 p.m.: Session 8- Interest Center/Concert/Academy

4:00 p.m.: Session 9 – Interest Center/Concert/Academy

5:15 p.m.: Approximate end of session 9

6:00 p.m.: Experiential Learning Floors close

7:30 p.m.: Doors to the Superdome open

8:30 p.m.: Mass Event begins

Following the Mass Event: Night Life; Community Group time

Midnight: End of programming day

DAY FIVE

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

 

8:30 a.m.: Doors to the Superdome open

9:30 a.m.: Worship: Divine Service begins; Concluding remarks following the Benediction and Closing Hymn

12:00 p.m.: Conclusion of the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering

3:00 p.m.: Earliest recommended time for flight departures

LCMS Youth Ministry
LCMS Youth Ministry leads, serves, resources and networks youth and adults as a community of God's people where Jesus Christ is the central focus. Every three years, LCMS Youth Ministry hosts the LCMS Youth Gathering. The 2016 Gathering marks the 13th Gathering since 1980. Learn more about other resources and events hosted by LCMS Youth Ministry at www.lcms.org/youth.