Gather is the Diocese of Bethlehem’s annual formation event.

Gather 23 – Piece by Piece


Gather is the Diocese of Bethlehem’s annual formation event. Piece by Piece is the theme for the 2023 event.


May 20, 2023


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Split Rock Resort (428 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, PA 18624)

Keynote Speakers

  • Rev. Dr. Patricia “Tricia” Lyons, an affiliated faculty member and the Senior Advisor to the Dean for Evangelism Initiatives at Virginia Theological Seminary
  • Dr. Elisabeth “Lisa” Kimball, Vice President for Lifelong Learning and the James Maxwell Professor Chair of Lifelong Christian Formation at Virginia Theological Seminary.


Start End Event Presenter
8:00 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Registration Diocesan Staff
9:00 a.m. 9:10 a.m. Opening Welcome The Rt. Rev. Kevin D. Nichols
9:10 a.m. 10:00 a.m. First Keynote The Dr. Patricia Lyons
10:15 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Session 1 Various facilitators
11:15 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Session 2 Various facilitators
12:10 p.m. 12:15 p.m. Lunch blessing The Rev. Canon Barbara Harrison Seward
12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Lunch Diocesan Staff
1:10 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Second Keynote Dr. Elisabeth M. Kimball
2:15 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Session 3 Various facilitators
3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Session 4 Various facilitators
4:15 p.m. 4:35 p.m. Bishop’s Address The Rt. Rev. Kevin D. Nichols
4:35 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Closing Worship


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