Grace Abounds

Registration for “Making Room for All 2013” closed as of yesterday, and we’re no longer able to accept registrations that include meals or housing.  However, it’s still possible for walk-ins to join us and pay-per-workshop.  Send us an email at info@roomforall.com,  or simply come on Oct. 24 and we’ll settle up then.  Also, be aware…

Conference Registration Update

Sign-ups are still coming in for “Making Room for All: 2013,” but we regret that the opportunities for travel scholarships, housing at the conference hotel and local host homes have now closed.  However, registration for the conference w/meals is open until Oct. 15, so there’s still time!  If you live near Grand Rapids but can’t…

Conference Press Release

Here’s a press release that went out today to Michigan media.  If you know of others who should receive it, please share widely! “Making Room for All: 2013” will be held in Grand Rapids October 24 – 26 at Central Reformed Church.  The conference is the third national gathering sponsored by Room for All, a…

Are You Coming?

There’s room for all at RfA’s national conference!  If you need housing in the conference hotel or in a host home, we must have your registration before Oct. 5.  If you need help with travel, the deadline is tomorrow, Oct. 1 at 5 PM EST.  If you’re commuting (and want in on chef Paul’s cuisine),…

Almost There

RfA’s goal for the “Table Furnishing” campaign is $25K to underwrite the 2013 national conference.  We’re almost there!  Can you help us meet our goal before October 1st?  Your donation in any amount will enable us to “furnish the table” at the conference with all people of all sexual orientations and gender identities who seek…

Registration Deadlines Approach

We’ve entered “peak season” to register for “Making Room for All 2013.”  Don’t miss out on this conference!  Here are the deadlines: If you plan to stay in the conference hotel, we must have your registration (online or in-hand) by October 5th. If you hope to receive a travel scholarship, that deadline is October 1st…

Progress Report

Thank you to all of you who have already contributed to our “Table Furnishing” campaign to underwrite RfA’s national conference this fall.  Your gifts will make it possible to bring students at RCA colleges and seminaries to the conference at no cost, and enable us to offer free airfare to the first 50 registrants who…

A Correction & Apology

Two important national conference workshops were inadvertently omitted in the RfA Newsletter that was circulated yesterday.  Our sincere apologies to Dr. JamieAnn Meyers, who will offer a workshop on bisexual and transgender identities, and Dr. David Myers, whose workshop on the science and future of sexual orientation will also be offered as advertised.  For full…

Synod Reflection, Conference Info & More

Here’s the latest issue of the RfA newsletter, which has been corrected to include two unfortunate omissions in the first version.  The issue contains everything you need to  know about the national conference, a personal reflection on marriage vows and General Synod, a review of Jeff Chu’s book, “Does Jesus Really Love Me?” and more. …

Travel Assistance for National Conference

One of the strengths of RfA’s national conferences is the diversity of participants, including a wide geographical representation.  If you want to come to “Making Room for All 2013” but can’t afford the airfare, there are still travel scholarships available to Grand Rapids.  But don’t delay! When you complete your registration you will receive an…