The Evangelical Network (TEN) is proud to announce the 2018 Annual TEN Conference. This year's event will be held in Chicago, IL (Elk Grove) from August 9 until August 12 - and it's a BIG one because they are celebrating their 30th Anniversary!
The conference theme will be "A Pearl of Great Price" celebrating the "pearl anniversary," with a focus on Matthew 13:45-46, "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it."
San Diego, CA
Missiongathering Movement's first conference dedicated to equipping and empowering pastors, church planters, and lay people alike to join with the spirit and the renewal of the church. The Revive Conference brings together leading pastors, activists, and theologians to offer practical direction and encouragement to individuals and communities seeking to lean into the new thing God is doing through the church.
A Symposium Examining Race and Economic Inequality on the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of W.E.B. Du Bois and the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.E.B. Du Bois and the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Clark Atlanta University will memorialize the occasion by holding A Symposium Examining Race and Economic Inequality on the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of W.E.B. Du Bois and the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (hereinafter “Symposium”) on February 22-23, 2018. This Symposium provides a place for academic expressions in a critical vein, which challenge dominate Eurocentric understandings of our history, our present, and our future. The Symposium is generously supported by the Russell Sage Foundation and the Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, which is supported by the American Sociological Association and the National Science Foundation.
All events are free and open to the public, but you must register.
New York, NY and Online
There is a problem with the way we relate to the land and to each other. Join us for a conversation at the intersections of environmental justice, feminism, indigenous rights, activism, and ritual.
Doors open at 6. Program starts promptly at 6:30. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A with the audience. Light refreshments served. This event is free to attend online or in-person.
2018 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference Inc. For 15 years, SDPC has engaged in advocacy and activism and prompted justice by resourcing and organizing partner churches, clergy, and lay leaders to address the diverse concerns of communities. The 2018 SDPC conference will offer specialized sessions, plenaries, institutes, workshops, and community activities designed to equip attendees and local residents to respond to the many issues we face in our communities throughout this nation and in the diaspora.
Project Curate is partnering with St. John's Downtown UMC and the Immerse: Urban Studies Project to host a series of community conversations on religion, faith, and contemporary life.
hese events will be every 1st Sunday in February, March, and April. This is the first one: "Religion & Social Movements: 'Friends' vs. Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice."
Free and open to the public.
Hosted by Roland Martin, featuring Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, live from Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Forma is the Network for Christian Formation for the Episcopal Church and beyond. We have members from across the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, and Europe. We work ecumenically with several denominations including the Lutheran, Methodist, Moravian, and Catholic communities. Forma is an independent 501(c)3 and is independent of the Episcopal Church, and yet, closely partnered with the Office for Formation Ministries at The Episcopal Church office.
Remind & Renew is an annual conference held at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, OK, during the month of January. Initially held as an annual Ministers’ Week event, in 2012 Remind & Renew was created, and its purpose is to gather religious professionals and interested publics for thought-provoking and spirit-renewing presentations, conversation, and worship.
Topics and conversations vary from year to year. Participants are able to ask questions and hear stories from leaders in faith communities, scholars, authors, theologians, non-profit professionals, laity, and many more. Two lively worship experiences with great preaching are included at each Remind & Renew conference.
A special guest lecturer is invited to keynote an evening lecture, which is free and open to the public who may not be able to fully participate in two days of conference events and presentations.
The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2018 Creating Change Conference convenes in Washington, DC, January 24-28, 2018. The Creating Change Conference convenes and welcomes people of varying, diverse, and divergent political opinions and views and strategic focus. The Task Force invites you to join, with compassion and kindness, their conference community of activists, organizers, and advocates as we work to build the strongest possible LGBTQ and allied movement. We believe that we need each other to make progress.
Creating Change brings together a diverse group of people that reaches far and wide into our communities. While being and embracing our full selves can be exhilarating, this can be overwhelming and challenging at times. We each have different and varied ways of taking care of ourselves. The Task Force and Creating Change staff have created spaces to support you emotionally, creatively, artistically and spiritually. Please visit the Art Studio Space and/or the Wellness Hub if you need a pause that refreshes. A Spiritual Care team will also be available in the Wellness Hub. The Wellness Hub is an intentional environment offered at Creating Change 2018. Attendees are welcomed to The Wellness Hub for support with self-directed practices that promote the cultivation of their wellness during the conference. The Wellness Hub Family of Staff and Volunteers understands that Social Justice settings can be full of distress, overwhelm and may be challenging to navigate.