Coming Your Way

A beautiful new poster brochure with complete registration information for “Making Room for All 2013” was mailed today to RfA churches and over 300 of our supporters, but we know there are holes in our snail-mail list!  If you haven’t received a copy by the end of the week, call us at 201-364-4538 or email…

A Mentor and Colleague

Accolades are pouring in for the Rev. Dr. Rebecca Voelkel, the Institute for Welcoming Resources and Faith Work Director for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, who has announced her departure from the Task Force as of September.  Leaders from across the spectrum of national and ecumenical LGBTQ advocacy organizations hail Voelkel as “an…

All New Welcoming Toolkit

The Institute for Welcoming Resources has just released the completely updated version of “Building an Inclusive Church:  A Welcoming Toolkit.”  The document builds upon the work of many colleagues in the ecumenical welcoming church programs, and is the foundation for BIC workshops.  Whether you’re already a welcoming church or just starting to consider what that…

Update on Underwriting Procedure

Thanks to the generous supporter who made us aware that donating via our website (PayPal or credit card) doesn’t allow donors to specifically designate their gift.  If you opt to donate to our “Table Furnishing” campaign online, please send us an email at info@roomforall.com to let us know that it’s for conference underwriting, and the…

Progress Report

Thank you to the fourteen individuals/groups who have already contributed to “Table Furnishing,” our 2013 conference underwriting campaign.  Even if you’re not able to attend “Making Room for All 2013” (but we hope you are!), your gift in any amount will make it possible for students at RCA or CRC colleges and seminaries to attend…

2013 National Conference Registration

Online registration for “Making Room for All 2013” will begin on Monday, July 15th at http://www.regonline.com/makingroomforall2013.  After you register, you will receive a confirmation email that contains information about need-based travel scholarships.  Also, here is detailed information about speakers and workshops.  Mail-in registration will also be available soon, along with a publicity brochure & poster.

Synod Delegates Respond

Thank you to those RfA supporters who are delegates at General Synod, and who have come up to us with checks in hand in response to our appeal for underwriting the 2013 national conference.  What a wonderful gift in the context of an RCA gathering!  We have distributed many RfA pins and other materials, and…

Table Furnishing

“TABLE FURNISHING” RfA National Conference Underwriting Campaign  Everyone who seeks to follow Jesus deserves to be welcomed in the Body of Christ, at the Table of Christ.  Participants at Room for All’s national conferences come to the Lord’s Table with the full spectrum of Christ-followers, a sacramental enactment of God’s radical welcome that some have…