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Open Table Conference in Portland, Oregon

June 7 – 9, 2019

The Open Table is a unique conference that provides space for authentic dialogue as we explore questions about God, life, and spirituality. It is part of a relational movement, a growing awareness, that bows at wonder and mystery and delights in love and freedom. Hidden agendas do not fuel our conversation, rather it is the relentless love of God, like living waters filling the deepest spaces of our stories, that we seek to engage.

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