Very, very excited to announce the schedule for our upcoming NYC Conference (April 26-28th)! A few details may change between now and then–a couple additions still in the works–but this is pretty close to fixed. For more info about the various speakers, visit the conference site. The final talk titles will be up in March. Click here to register!


7pm-ish — Special outing to Babette’s Feast, a new play based on the short story by Isak Dinesen, followed by a Q&A with the developers. Click here to read more about the wonderful source material and here for a review of this exciting new production. Tickets are limited so email today to reserve yours.


5:30pm  —  Registration
7:00pm  —  Opening Devotion and Worship – Sarah Condon & Sam Bush
7:30pm  —  RJ Heijmen
8:00pm  —  Dinner (catered by The Pixie and the Scout)


9:00am – Devotion by Sarah Condon
9:15am – Morning Talks

  • Chad Bird
  • Jamin Warren

10:45 – Breakouts A: Alissa Wilkinson, Aaron Zimmerman, Dave Johnson, Nick Lannon & Ethan Richardson
11:45am – Lunch
1:00pm – Jason Micheli in conversation with Fleming Rutledge
2pm – Breakouts B: Dorsey McConnell, Carrie Willard, Daniel Emery Price & CJ Green
3pm – Breakouts C: Duo Dickinson, Mischa Willett, Laurel Marr & Adam Morton
5:30pm – Drinks with Paul Zahl
6:30pm – Alan Jacobs speaks
7:30pm – Dinner catered by The Pixie and the Scout


9:00am  —  Devotion by Sarah Condon
9:10am —  Morning Talks

  • Timothy Blackmon
  • Charlotte Getz and Stephanie Phillips

10:45am  —  David Zahl speaks
12:15pm  —  Book table closes

SUNDAY, APRIL 29th (Post-Conference)

11am — Jacob Smith preaches at Calvary Episcopal Church

MONDAY APRIL 30th (Post-Conference)

Commonweal in conversation with poet Christian Wiman


P.S. There are some limited scholarship funds available for students and seminarians. Email us at for more details.

P.P.S. And while we’re at it, check out the trailer for this month’s Tyler Conference (2/23-24) #mattmagillismyhero #foolforchrist:

Mockingbird Tyler Conference 2018: The Wonder of Grace from Matt Magill on Vimeo.