Staff Speaking Schedule

September 12-13, 2019 - Scottsdale, AZ

Maria and Victoria will be speaking at the SENT seminar in Scottsdale, AZ for National Benevolent Association.  Maria and Victoria will be presenting on and conducting late for innovative theology and Human Centered Design.  SENT is designed for social entrepreneurs who are launching projects that are faith engaged and theologically motivated and seeking sustainability for the present and into the future.  The SENT Seminar will cover the basics of nonprofit ministry startups, as well as skills for leadership and change in our global and faith communities. 

October 7-11, 2019 - Indianapolis, IN

Maria will be speaking at Leadership Academy for the General Christian Church.  Leadership Academy is a leadership event that brings together leaders from across the nation to share leadership experience, wisdom, and trainings. The conference is a five-day event hosted Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation

October 13-17, 2019 - Belfast, N. Ireland

Barry will be speaking at the SPARK retreat put on by Peter Rollins in Crawfordsburn, N. Ireland.  Spark is a carefully crafted five-day event designed for those interested in sparking their creative potential. This is not the type of holiday where you get to briefly escape your everyday life, but one that offers the tools and inspiration to help you make positive changes in your everyday life.

October 20, 2019 - Newport Beach, CA

Maria will be guest preaching at Christ Church by the Sea UMC.  

November 2, 2019 - Santa Ana, CA

Maria will be speaking at R3-Revive, Refresh, Recharge.  This event is hosted by the California-Pacific Conference of the UMC.  It is designed for faith leaders in varying contexts and how they can explore social entrepreneurship for sustaining and empowering marginalized communities.

November 6-8, 2019 - Utrecht, Netherlands

Barry will be hosting the inaugural meeting of the European Radical Theology Network a collaborative network for thinkers and practitioners to explore the religious and theological questions unique to European contexts in largely post-theistic settings.  The aim is to create a community of thinkers, practitioners etc. who want to explore radical theology in and from European perspectives addressing the needs and concerns of various European contexts.

November 17, 2019 - Los Angeles, CA

Maria will be speaking at The Loft.  The Loft is an innovative gathering with spiritual conversation, creativity, coffee, and music for those willing to re-think church. Lasting about 90 minutes, the gatherings take place in an intimate, relaxed environment upstairs at Westwood Church.  

January 26, 2019 - New York, NY

Maria will be speaking at a Radical Love Live event at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in Manhattan.  Radical Love Live is designed to create a nonjudgmental space where people with differing beliefs can explore what spirituality means in the 21st century. This is a place to ask questions, to listen, to express, to doubt, to feel, and to risk discovering innate spiritual connections between us.

March 9-12, 2020 - Nashville, TN

Maria and Victoria will be speaking at the 46th Annual Black Ministers Retreat.  

May 17-May 21, 2020 - Belfast, N. Ireland

Barry will be speaking at Peter Rollins' festival, WAKE.  Located in the cultural heart of Belfast and spread over a variety of historical venues, WAKE is a five-day transgressive festival that mixes the best in incendiary intellectual exploration with underground art, music, magic, comedy, cabaret, tours and talks to forge an experience that embodies the destabilizing essence of pyrotheology.


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