Conference Schedule

The conference will be held October 26-28, 2023.

The session schedule will be announced closer to the event.

Previous Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 28, 2021

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Parents in Process

Are you a Christian parent who has an LGBTQ child and lots of questions? Concerned about what the Bible has to say about your child? If so, you are not alone. Join us for this daylong program made for parents like you.  Learn more >

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Pastors in Process

Pastors in Process is a private gathering specifically for pastors of non-affirming churches who want to move the conversation on LGBTQ inclusion forward in their churches.  Learn more >

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

General Registration

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

OPENING PLENARY

7:00 - 7:10pm

Welcome and conference kickoff

7:10 - 7:40pm

Opening worship

7:40 - 7:55pm

Setting the vision for the weekend

7:55 - 8:45pm

Opening AddressSally Gary

Friday, October 29, 2021

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

General Registration

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

WORSHIP

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

MORNING SESSION

9:30 - 10:20am

Navigating the LGBTQ Debate Amidst Denominational DividesDr. Jim Brownson, Dr. Ashley Dreff, and Kathy Baldock

10:20 - 11:10am

Living Out a Christ-Centered Same-Sex Marriage Pastor Romell and Damion Parks-Weekly and Justin Lee

11:10am - 12pm

Yesterday, Today, and Forever: The Heart of Christianity Matthew Vines

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION

2:00 - 2:50pm

LGBTQ Inclusion in Latin American Christianity Alejandro Ugarte

2:50 - 3:40pm

Afternoon Address Eric Peterson

3:40 - 4:30pm

Afternoon Address Jen Hatmaker

Saturday, October 30, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

WORSHIP

9:20 AM - 12:00 PM

MORNING SESSION

9:20 - 10:15am

Engaging Differences with Humility and Empathy Tim Otto

10:15 - 11:15am

Morning Address Randi Robertson, followed by a dialogue with Alicia Johnston about LGBTQ inclusion in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

11:15am - 12pm

The Biblical Case for Gender Equality Monica Everett

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

AFTERNOON COURSE

2:00 - 2:50pm

Leading a Church to Become Affirming Deacon Godsey and Matthew Vines

2:50 - 3:15pm

Advancing The Reformation Project’s mission Justin Lee

3:15 - 4:45pm

The Ex-Gay Movement and Its Ongoing Harms Kathy Baldock and Yvette Cantu Schneider

5:00 PM

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