Annual Meeting 2025

January 2-5, 2025
Valparaiso University
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Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships to offset the cost of registration are available to both members and visitors.

Apply by November 1

Scholarship recipients will be notified in time to complete early registration.

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COVID-19 Protocols

Masking in Public Spaces: In an abundance of caution and concern for our hotel staff and members, all attendees will be expected to wear a mask at all events in public spaces in the hotel, unless actively eating or drinking. Seating protocols will be followed for gatherings at tables and in meeting rooms. Seminars will decide on mask protocols for themselves.

Local Protocols: We will adhere to any additional protocols required by the city of Seattle, the state of Washington, and the US government.

Seminars

Seminars are at the heart of our Annual Meeting. These working groups foster the scholarly exchange of our members on a wide variety of liturgical topics. Seminar members actively support and learn from one another in and sometimes across our chosen specialties within the wider fields of liturgical studies and allied disciplines.

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Emerging Scholars

Emerging Scholars is a group for liturgy scholars in the early stages of their career, particularly tailored to the needs of those in graduate school up through the first few years of their first permanent position. Anyone is welcome to attend the Emerging Scholars meetings. They provide a space for peer-to-peer networking, advice on writing and job searches, a spotlight on the work of visitors and new members, and an introduction to the work of the Academy, as well as giving emerging scholars a chance to reflect on the future of the Academy. Contact Gabriel Pivarnik for more information.

Post-Meetings

A number of denominations and associations gather in conjunction with our Annual Meeting. Beginning in 2022, these meetings will be held following the annual meeting. Interested participants should contact the meeting organizers directly for more information.

Episcopal/Anglican | Contact Sylvia Sweeney
Free Church | Contact Sarah Johnson
Lutheran | Contact Kristian Kohler
Roman Catholic | website
United Methodist | Contact TBD

If you would like to host a post-meeting, complete the form below no later than November 30.

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Member Resources

During the annual meeting, members gather to share their research and scholarship, to celebrate one another’s accomplishments, and to conduct the business of the Academy.

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Visitor Resources

Before applying for full membership in the Academy, candidates are ordinarily expected to participate at least twice in the Annual Meeting as approved visitors.

In addition to participating in the regular events at the annual meeting, there are several events especially for visitors.

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Exhibitor Resources

NAAL is proud to welcome the following exhibitors to our 2024 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA:

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
Church Publishing/ Morehouse/ Seabury Books
GIA Publications
Kaufer’s religious supply
The Liturgical Conference
Liturgy Training Publications (LTP)
Liturgical Press
OCP, Oregon Catholic Press
Order of St. Luke
Sacred Liturgy Ministries
Wipf and Stock Publishers/Rowman and Littlefield
1517 Media (Augsburg Fortress)

NAAL members may also arrange to display their books published with other presses.

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2024 Sponsors

NAAL would like to thank all our 2024 sponsors. Their generous support makes our work together possible.

Additional Sponsors include:
Liturgy Training Publications
Franciscan Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe
GIA Publications
Huffington Ecumenical Institute at LMU
Oblate School of Theology
Order of St. Luke
St. James Cathedral Seattle
Wipf & Stock Publishing House
University of Dayton: Seminar for Liturgical Formation

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Need Help?

Do you have questions about the Annual Meeting? Our Meeting Manager, Courtney Murtaugh, and our Academy Committee are here to help!

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