Thursday, June 26, 2008

Integrity Midwestern Regional Conference

Integrity Midwestern Regional Conference, open to all interested across the country, to be held at St. Luke's Evanston August 15th-16th, 2008

Robert Bennett, Midwestern Vice President, Integirty
740-427-3620 (home), 740-398-2617 (cell)

Integrity Midwest is sponsoring a conference at St. Luke's, Evanston, Illinois, August 15th-16th, 2008. Louie Crew, the founder of Integrity, will speak, and there will be a report from Lambeth. There will be time for group discussion about chapters and about Integrity's work after Lambeth and before General Convention. Elizabeth Steadman, the Episcopal chaplain at Northwestern, and Kelby Harrison, a graduate student from Northwestern, will discuss, "What if LGBTQ people preached what they know in practice? Insights with Integrity for Christian Sexual Ethics."

Please plan to attend and register early.

To register, please mail a check for $50 made out to Robert Bennett, with the signature line, "Integrity Midwest Conference," to Robert E. Bennett, Box 567, Gambier, OH 43022. Registration helps fund the speakers and facility costs and covers the cost of breakfast and lunch Saturday. The group will eat dinner together at local restaurants both evenings, and participants will pay for their own dinners.

Rooms are available at a conference rate at the nearby Best Western University Plaza, 1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 60201-4416. Phone 874-491-6400, and ask for the block reserved for "Robert Bennett". The conference rate is available only through July 15th. Rooms may be reserved from Thursday through Sunday nights, August 14th through 17th. If you would like to be housed with local people, let Robert Bennett know with your registration, and we will try to accommodate you.

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