Current Events

2014 Events Schedule

In order to book The Marin Foundation for teaching, training, preaching, 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.

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: Cancelled 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 21 – 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 16-17: Continuing Education course with The Marin Foundation’s Culture War Curriculum at St. John’s UMC (Fellowship Hall) in Memphis, TN. Two day class. Contact jimmy@themarinfoundation.org to register.

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

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

June 8: West Hollywood/LA Pride Parade and I’m Sorry Campaign. Details: TBA. (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 (Room 124). Contact laura@themarinfoundation.org to register or for more information. (Chicago)

June 23: Living in the Tension Gathering: Planning for the Pride Parade, 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 but still want to be part of the “I’m Sorry Campaign” please email kevin@themarinfoundation.org

June 25: Michael Kimpan speaking at IAGC [Intercollegiate Adventist GSA Coalition] Summit. Details: TBA.

June 26-28: Michael Kimpan speaking at the Wild Goose Festival (Hot Springs, NC)

June 29: ‘I’m Sorry Campaign‘ at the Chicago Pride Parade at 12pm (location TBA). Details and RSVP with kevin@themarinfoundation.org

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 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)

September 12-15: Level Ground and The Marin Foundation Film Festival. Details: TBA. (Chicago)

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 27: ’I’m Sorry Campaign‘ at the Mid-South Pride Parade in Memphis, TN. Exact time and location: TBA. Details and RSVP with jimmy@themarinfoundation.org

More Speaking Engagements and Events coming soon!

 

Living in the Tension Gatherings Outside of Chicago: 

Memphis, Tennessee: New Marin Foundation staff member Jimmy Cornfoot is hosting Living in the Tension Gatherings at The Caritas Village (2509 Harvard Avenue) at 7 pm on the following Mondays: Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 17, March 3, March 17, April 7, April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, July 14, August 18…
They will also be doing their own I’m Sorry Campaign at the September 27th Mid-South Pride Parade.

For more information: http://www.facebook.com/groups/429203467138849/ 


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

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