The Gathering of Christian Poets
Saturday: April 10, 2010
Venue: The Gathering will be hosted at DaySpring Presbyterian Church in Edmonton. (Please note that the venue is subject to change, but we will inform all registrants in advance if there is a change.)
What's Happening on April 10?
• The Gathering of Christian Poets
• The installation of a new Christian Poet Laureate
• The celebration of International Christian Poets Day
• The announcement of Utmost Poetry Contest winners
• Poetry workshop and fellowship
Please note that accommodations are not included in the registration fee. Workshops, readings, light refreshments with beverages, lunch and supper are included.
Registration fee: $75
Pre-registration is required as it allows us to prepare the correct amount of meals and workshop materials.
Friday Afternoon and Evening:
We hope to meet with poets as they arrive from out of town. If you are arriving at the airport, please let us know in advance so we can meet your plane.
8:30AM Coffee and devotional (beverages and
Nathan Harms, Utmost founder and Executive Director
9:00AM Welcome and Introductions
11:30AM Lunch (provided)
3:30PM Open readings and critique
Bring your own work. You can choose to simply read or to ask
for discussion and reaction to your work.
5:30PM Supper (provided)
7:00PM Prize winners announced
Some of the winning poems will be read
Formal announcement of new Poet Laureate
Followed by informal fellowship
Utmost is the sponsor of the annual Gathering of Christian Poets.