TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE CLOSE AT THE END OF THE BUSINESS DAY TODAY, SEPT. 30. In order to take advantage of this opportunity, you must register online AND have COMPLETED your travel arrangements by 5 pm Central Time today. After you register you will receive a confirmation email with instructions and contact…Details
FOR THOSE WHO PLAN TO STAY AT THE CONFERENCE HOTEL, YOU MUST COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE REGISTRATION BY OCTOBER 1ST. ALL OTHERS, PLEASE REGISTER AS A COMMUTER BY OCTOBER 10TH. THERE’S STILL ROOM, INCLUDING TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THOSE WHO NEED THEM.
THE SUMMER ISSUE is full of important information about the “Making Room for All: 2011” national conference in October, PLUS a report about the Room for All Christian camp held in July, PLUS info about how your church can be added to our roster of “Room for All” Churches, and much more. Read it here! …Details
YOU CAN HELP US SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT OUR NATIONAL GATHERING, “MAKING ROOM FOR ALL: 2011.” A downloadable information packet is available on the 2011 conference page. : 2011 Conference Information Packet The first page of the document can be printed alone and used as a small poster, and the following pages describe the workshops along…Details
Same-sex marriage is now legal in six states in the United States (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York) and in the District of Columbia, and it became legal in Canada in 2005. There are over 200 RCA congregations in New York State, another 100+ in Iowa, and 41 in Canada, which means that…Details
As of today, those congregations that become officially rostered as “Room for All” churches are automatically added to two important ecumenical websites, Believe Out Loud and the Institute for Welcoming Resources. Both of these sites are well-known and frequently visited by those searching for an LGBT-friendly church. Check out the “Welcoming & Affirming Congregations in…Details
RfA supporters and friends in the Eastern regions are invited to a picnic at the home of Rob Sweeney, 1019 Flatbush Rd., Kingston on SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 4:00 P.M. Enjoy a summer afternoon, great hospitality, and a chance to get to know each other. All food and drink will be provided – but a…Details
The presence of – and support from – an ever-increasing cadre of RCA members who favor LGBT inclusion was clearly evident at the 2011 General Synod. Many thanks to all who came to our gathering, who gave feedback about our work, who signed up for our mailings, and who spoke on behalf of our efforts…Details