Event Schedule – 2014

 

2014 Events Schedule

In order to book The Marin Foundation for teaching, training, consulting, lecturing or speaking please email speaking@themarinfoundation.org for more information. Events will continue to be listed on the schedule below throughout the year as they are finalized. For more detailed information about our events go to http://www.themarinfoundation.org/events/

Jan 9 – 12: The Marin Foundation staff attending the Gay Christian Network Conference (Chicago); Michael Kimpan speaking at a breakout session.

Jan 13: Hosting University of Dubuque Theological Seminary Students in Chicago (closed  event)

Jan 13: Living in the Tension Gathering on 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

Jan 17: Michael Kimpan participating in the LGBTQ Subcommittee of Human Trafficking Task Force (Center on Halsted, Chicago)

Jan 21-24: Michael Kimpan & Jason Bilbrey teaching at Warner Pacific College (Portland, OR)

Jan 25: Michael Kimpan speaking at How-To Convention at Holladay Park Church of God, 2120 NE Tillamook St. (Portland, OR)

Jan 27: Canceled due to cold weather - Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

Feb 9: Michael Kimpan speaking at Veritas at Parkview Christian Church, Orland Park Campus, 11100 Orland Pkwy at 7:30 pm (Orland Park, IL)

Feb 10: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

Feb 16: Jimmy Cornfoot speaking at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral at 10 am (Memphis, TN)

Feb 24: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

Feb 27 – Mar 2: Michael Kimpan speaking at the Level Ground Film Festival (Pasadena, CA)

March 10: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

March 19: Michael Kimpan speaking at The Progressive Youth Ministry Conference, 3:30 pm at Fourth Presbyterian Church (Chicago)

March 20: Michael Kimpan participating in the LGBTQ Subcommittee of Human Trafficking Task Force (Center on Halsted, Chicago)

March 24: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

April 3: Michael Kimpan meeting with World Vision (Chicago) [closed event]

April 4: Michael Kimpan doing consulting with Charlotte ONE [closed event]

April 7: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

April 21: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

April 22 – May 3: Michael Kimpan in Scotland speaking at St. Andrew’s, St. Mary’s, and Bellshire EU Congregational Church (Scotland)

May 5: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

May 8-11: Michael Kimpan consulting at Granger Community Church (Indiana)

May 17: Andrew Marin speaking at the Youthwork Summit in Manchester, England (UK)

May 19: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

May 30 – June 1: Michael Kimpan collaborating with Level Ground for their 2014 Road Show (Portland, OR)

June 8: I’m Sorry Campaign at the LA Pride Parade at 10 am. Exact location TBA. Details and RSVP with Nathan Vitkus: npvitkus@gmail.com. (Los Angeles, CA)

June 9: Special presentation by The Trevor Project for the Living in the Tension Gathering at Roscoe’s, 3356 N Halsted St, at 7pm.  (Chicago)

June 13 & 14: “By Parents, For Parents” Conference for Christian parents of LGBTQ children – presented by Unconditional Ministries Inc., The Marin Foundation, and FreedHearts Ministries. Two-day conference at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. Contact laura@themarinfoundation.org to register or for more information. (Chicago)

June 18-21: Michael Kimpan participating in & collaborating with Sojourners at The Summit: World Change Through Faith & Justice (Washington DC)

June 22 – 24: Michael Kimpan doing consulting work [closed event] (New York City, NY)

June 23: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)**
**This gathering is a mandatory meeting for anyone wanting to participate in the “I’m Sorry Campaign” at the Chicago Pride Parade. If you cannot attend the meeting but still want to be part of the “I’m Sorry Campaign” please let us know.

June 25: Michael Kimpan speaking at the IAGC [Intercollegiate Adventist GSA Coalition] Summit. (Chicago)

June 29: “I’m Sorry” Campaign at the Chicago Pride Parade at 11 am. We’ll be behind SPEX (3760 N Broadway St, Chicago) on the Halsted side. This is just south of the IHOP on Grace & Halsted.

July 3-5: Andrew Marin speaking at the University of Cambridge’s Tyndale House Christian Doctrine Conference (Cambridge, England)

July 7: The Bible & Homosexuality – Part 1: Special presentation by Matthew Vines for three part Living in the Tension series at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm. (Chicago)

July 20: Michael Kimpan speaking at 2 pm at  PFLAG DuPage meeting at St. Paul Lutheran Church (Wheaton, IL)

July 21: The Bible & Homosexuality – Part 2: Special presentation by Julie Rodgers for three part Living in the Tension series at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm. (Chicago)

August 4: The Bible & Homosexuality – Part 3: Group discussion. End of the three part Living in the Tension series at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm. (Chicago)

August 18: Living in the Tension Gathering: Special presentation by Brenna Cyr about LGBTQ sex trafficking. 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

September 2: Michael Kimpan speaking at The Salvation Army, private event. (Chicago)

September 8: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

September 13: Join us for the Level Ground and The Marin Foundation’s Faith, Gender & Sexuality Film and Art Festival at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E Chestnut St. (Chicago) from noon to 8 pm. Schedule HERE! Please come and bring your friends!

September 14: Join our AIDS Run/Walk Chicago team for the 5K or 10K race at Arvey Field in Grant Park at 9 am. (Chicago) Contact kevin@themarinfoundation.org for more details.

September 20-21: Continuing Education course with The Marin Foundation’s Culture War Curriculum.  Two day class. Open to everyone. Contact jason@themarinfoundation.org to register. (Chicago)

September 22: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

October 6: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

October 14: Kevin Harris sharing at the Great Lakes District Conference of the Evangelical Free Church of America at Liberty Bible Church at 2 pm (Chesteron, IN)

October 20: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

October 20: Michael Kimpan speaking at Hate Crime Summit at UIC Student Center East on 750 S Halsted (Chicago)

November 3: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

November 7: Michael Kimpan leading discussions with Spring Arbor University students (closed event)

November 8: Laura Statesir speaking at Youth Cartel’s The Summit at Brentwood United Methodist Church (Brentwood, TN)

November 17: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

December 1: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)

December 15: Living in the Tension Gathering at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. (Room 124) at 7pm (Chicago)


Some exciting 2015 events:

March 16-20: Michael Kimpan participating in the CANA/Convergence Initiators A Gathering By the Sea. (Marko Island, FL)

 


Living in the Tension Gatherings Outside of Chicago: 

Edina, Minnesota: Friends of The Marin Foundation are hosting Living in the Tension Gatherings at Christ Presbyterian Church (6901 Normandale Road) at 6 or 7 pm on most 3rd Sundays: Jan 19, Feb 16, March 16, May 18, June 22, July 20, August 17, September 21…

For more information: http://www.cpconline.org/index.php?content=livinginthetension

 

 


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