|7:30 - 8:30 A.M.|
|8:30 - 9:00 A.M.|
Worship - Rev. Matiya Nkhoma
|9:00 - 10:00 A.M.|
Presentation: Frank Dimmock
|10:00 - 10:30 A.M.|
Question & Answer: Frank Dimmock
|10:30 - 10:45 A.M.|
|10:45 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.|
Presentations - Synod Updates
|12:30 - 1:30 P.M.|
|1:30 - 3:00 P.M.|
- Truly Sustainable Village-Based Development to Eliminte Poverty Permanently: Dr.
Maurice Albertson - co-founder of the Peace Corps
- Partnerships / Twinning Churches: Julie Burton , Rev. Dennis Ritchie , Rev.
- Health & Development Issues in Malawi including HIV/AIDS: Frank
Dimmock, Rev. Matiya Nkhoma & Denominational Staff
|Dr. Maurice L. Albertson: Dr. Albertson is an emeritus
professor at Colorado State University.(CSU) He has served CSU as director of the
Research Foundation, as director of International Programs and as a professor of civil
engineering. His professional fields include environmental engineering, water
resources engineering, irrigation engineering and international developement
specializing in sustainable village-based development. Dr. Albertson is well known for his
key role in the formation of the Peace Corps.
Julie Burton: Julie is a Certified Associate Christian Eductor
and serves as the Director of Congregational Resources for Eastern Oklahoma Presbytery.
She has been moderator of their partnership committee and is currently staff liason
to that committee.
Frank Dimmock: Frank has been the Health Coordinator for the
CCAP and the Southern Africa Regional Health Consultant for the PCUSA. He will be in the
USA on Interpretation Assignment until June 2007.
Rev Matiya Nkhoma: Rev. Nkhoma is the General Secretary of the
Synod of Livingstonia, CCAP.
Rev. Mark Plumb: Mark is the Associate Pastor at Lebanon
Presbyterian Church, West Mifflin, PA. He has been co-chair of the Pittsburgh
Presbytery partnership with the Blantyre Synod and co-chair of the Pittsburgh Presbytery
Malawi Partnership Advocacy Committee. He is a co-convener for the Malawi Mission
Lin Plumb: Lin has been co-chair of the Pittsburgh
Presbytery Sending Team (responsible for preparing teams to go to Malawi).
Rev. Dennis Ritchie: Dennis is a solo pastor in Claremore, OK
and moderator of the Eastern Oklahoma Presbytery Malawi Partnership Sub-Committee.
He has been to Malawi twice and spent one day as a driver in the bush for Marion Medical
Doug Welch: Doug is the Area Coordinator for Africa at PCUSA.
Phyllis Wezeman: Phyllis is the Director of Christian Nurture
at First Presbyterian Church, South Bend, IN. She is a co-convener for the Malawi Mission