Making Room for All - 2011

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Thursday, October 27, 2011
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Making Room for All - 2011
Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:30 PM -
Saturday, October 29, 2011 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Central Reformed Church
10 College Ave NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
United States

Map and Directions

Making Room for All Conference 2011

October 27-29

 

Thursday, October 27

3:30                   Registration

5:30                   Dinner 

7:00                   Opening Worship – Rev. Sophie Mathonnet-Vanderwell - PUBLIC WELCOME




Friday, October 28

7:30                   Continental Breakfast

8:30                   Plenary Session – Church Stories - four churches at different stages moving toward inclusion 

9:30                   Breakout Groups

10:30                 Break

11:00                 Workshops

        • Alienation & Refuge by Rob Bauer, LCSW
        • An Uncomplicated Theology for Same-Sex Marriage by Rev. Dr. Norm Kansfield
        • Organizing for Change by Sen. Scott Dibble
        • Ministry with LGBT Youth by Rev. Patty Fox
        • Most are Straight, Some are Gay and Why it is that Way: The Science and Future of Sexual Orientation by Dr. David Myers
        • Storytelling that Invites Change by Rev. Robert Williams

12:30                 Lunch

2:00                   Workshops

        • Alienation & Refuge by Rob Bauer, LCSW
        • An Uncomplicated Theology for Same-Sex Marriage by Rev. Dr. Norm Kansfield
        • Organizing for Change by Sen. Scott Dibble
        • Ministry with LGBT Youth by Rev. Patty Fox
        • Most are Straight, Some are Gay and Why it is that Way: The Science and Future of Sexual Orientation by Dr. David Myers
        • Storytelling that Invites Change by Rev. Robert Williams

3:30                   Afternoon break w/optional activities

5:30                   Dinner

7:00                   West Michigan Gay Men's Chorus - PUBLIC WELCOME

7:30                   Keynote Speaker - Rev. Shari Brink - PUBLIC WELCOME




Saturday, October 29

7:30                   Continental Breakfast

8:30                   Plenary Session

9:30                   Workshops 

        • Alienation & Refuge by Rob Bauer, LCSW
        •  An Uncomplicated Theology for Same-Sex Marriage by Rev. Dr. Norm Kansfield
        • Organizing for Change by Sen. Scott Dibble
        • Ministry with LGBT Youth by Rev. Patty Fox
        • Storytelling that Invites Change by Rev. Robert Williams

10:45                  Break

11:00                  Closing worship – Rev. Thomas Goodhart

12:00                  Lunch



 

Contact Information

  • Phone: 201-364-4538 , Email: info@roomforall.com

Payment Instructions

  • Participants can pay by Mastercard, Visa, or check. If paying by check, please make payment to:

    Room for All 
    PO Box 11495
    Albany, NY 12211
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