Schedule

2017 Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference Schedule

Time
Wed
Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday

7:30am

   

Sunday 6:00am Hike to Cross; 

Kayaking, 6:00am Sunday/Monday(sign up);

Saturday, Sunday and Monday 7:15am Prayer & Praise in Youth Memorial with Kim Bangs

BREAKFAST

8:00am

BREAKFAST

Closing Ceremony

9:00–10:30am

9:00am, all day

Pre-Conference

Next Level

Mentoring Clinics Continue

8:00am–2:00pm

 Airport Shuttles

 

9:00am Hospitality Center Opens

 

9:00am–12:00pm

Pre-Conference Next Level Mentoring Clinics Continue

MAJOR MORNING TRACKS & MORNING MENTORING CLINICS 

(choose 1 for the week)

Airport Shuttles to San Jose Airport begin at 8:00am 

for flights after 11:00am

 

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Next Year...

Pre-Conference Next Level Mentoring Clinics, 

March 21–23, 2018

 

Mount Hermon Writers Conference March 23–27, 2018

 

 

WORKSHOP NOTE: 
A complete listing of the workshops with summaries

is available on the Workshops Page

 

NIGHT OWL NOTE: 
A complete listing of the Night Owls with summaries

is available on the Night Owls Page

 

10:30–11:00am

Early Arrivals: Register and check into rooms. Enjoy the grounds and the Santa Cruz area on your own.

COFFEE BREAK

11:00am–12:00pm

MAJOR MORNING TRACKS & MORNING MENTORING CLINICS

Palm Sunday Worship Service & Communion

MAJOR MORNING TRACKS & MORNING MENTORING CLINIC

12:15pm

LUNCH AND BREAK

1:45–2:45pm

1st Timers Orientation with Jeanette Hanscome
Auditorium


Returners Reunion with Kay Marshall Strom 
Youth Memorial

Workshop II

Workshop IV

Workshop V

2:45–3:15pm

COFFEE BREAK

3:00–4:00pm

Meet & Greet 

Commons

3:15-4:15pm

Workshop III

BREAK with RECREATION OPTIONS

3:15-4:15pm
Workshop VI

4:30–5:30pm

Check-in time for Pre-conference

Workshop I

Major Morning Track Critique Groups with Mentors / Morning Mentoring Clinic 1-on-1

BREAK with RECREATION OPTIONS

Major Morning Track Critique Groups with Mentors / Morning Mentoring Clinic 1-on-1

6:00–7:00pm

Dinner 

Birch Dining

Dinner

 Ferndell Dining

DINNER AND BREAK

7:30–8:45pm

Pre-Conference
Next Level

Mentoring
Clinics Begin

Next Level

Writing

Assignments

 

7:00–9:00pm

Faculty Meeting, Youth Memorial​

General Session Mark Batterson 

Auditorium

General Session Mark Batterson
Auditorium

General Session Mark Batterson
Auditorium

Awards Night General Session

Stacy Hawkins 

Adams

Auditorium

9:00–10:00pm

Refreshments

Youth Memorial

Refreshments;

Bookstore Open;

Preparing for the Appointment 

 Youth Memorial

Refreshments;

Bookstore Open; Night Owls

Refreshments;

Bookstore Open;

Night Owls

Autograph Party 

Ferndell Dining 

Hall; Bookstore Open

Daily Schedules

 Friday, April 7th
8:00am–2:00pmAirport Shuttles
9:00amHospitality Center open
12:15pmConference Begins, Lunch
1:45–2:45pm1st Timers Orientation with Jeanette Hanscome
Returners Reunion with Kay Marshall Strom
3:00–4:00pmMeet & Greet in the Commons
4:30–5:30pmWorkshops I
5:30–6:00pmBreak
6:00–7:00pmDinner
7:00–7:30pmBreak
7:30–8:45pmGeneral Session with Mark Batterson
8:45–9:45pmRefreshmentsWriters' Bookstore Open
9:00pmPreparing for Appointments
Saturday, April 8th
7:15amPrayer & Praise with Kim Bangs
8:00amBreakfast
9:00–10:30amMajor Morning Tracks
Morning Mentoring Clinics
10:30–11:00amCoffee Break
11:00–12:00pmMajor Morning Tracks
Morning Mentoring Clinics
12:15pmLunch
1:45–2:45pmWorkshops II
2:45–3:15pmCoffee Break
3:15–4:15pmWorkshops III
4:30–5:30pmMajor Morning Track Critique Groups with Mentors; Morning Mentoring Clinics Individual Appointments with Mentors
5:30–6:00pmBreak
6:00–7:00pmDinner
7:00–7:30pmBreak
7:30–8:45pmGeneral Session with Mark Batterson
9:00–10:00pmRefreshments, Night Owls, Writers' Bookstore Open
Sunday, April 9th
6:00amHike to the Cross, Kayaking option
7:15amPrayer & Praise with Kim Bangs
8:00amBreakfast
9:00–10:30amMajor Morning Tracks
Morning Mentoring Clinics
10:30–11:00amCoffee Break
11:00–12:00pmPalm Sunday Worship Service & Communion
12:15pmLunch
1:00–1:30pmFaculty Meeting
1:45–2:45pmWorkshops IV
2:45–3:15pmCoffee Break
3:15–5:45pmBreak with Activity Options
6:00–7:00pmDinner
7:00–7:30pmBreak
7:30–8:45pmGeneral Session with Mark Batterson
9:00–10:00pmRefreshments, Night Owls, Writers' Bookstore Open
Monday, April 10th
6:00amKayaking option
7:15amPrayer & Praise wih Kim Bangs
8:00amBreakfast
9:00–10:30amMajor Morning Tracks
Morning Mentoring Clinics
10:30–11:00amCoffee Break
11:00–12:00pmMajor Morning Tracks
Morning Mentoring Clinics
12:15pmLunch
1:45–2:45pmWorkshops V
2:45–3:15pmCoffee Break
3:15–4:15pmWorkshops VI
4:30–5:30pmMajor Morning Track Critique Groups with Mentors; Morning Mentoring Clinics Individual Appointments with Mentors
5:30–6:00pmBreak
6:00–7:00pmDinner
7:00–7:30pmBreak
7:30–8:45pmAwards Ceremony; General Session with Stacy Hawkins Adams
9:00–10:00pmAutograph Party & Jazz Band in Dining Hall, Writers' Bookstore Open
Tuesday April 11th
7:30am Breakfast. Don't miss the Closing Ceremony at 8:00am
Shuttles to San Jose Airport Begin at 8:00am
See You Next Year!
Pre-Conference Next Level Clinic: March 21–23, 2018
Mount Hermon Writers Conference: March 23–27, 2018
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