Pink Menno in Orlando

Coming to Orlando? There are lots of ways you can get involved with Pink Menno!
Click on map to see larger version to find our room at the Orange County Convention Center.

Tuesday 7/4

1:30-4:30 Supportive Communities Network/Inclusive Pastors Gathering and Seminar, Pink Menno Room W209C

For all members of SCN congregations, inclusive pastors, and anyone who wants to make the church more LGBTQ affirming. Includes training on LGBTQ elders and updates from SCN congregations.

 5:00-9:00 Meet, greet, and help set up: Pink Menno Room W209C

Wednesday 7/5

9:00 Inclusive Pastors Share about Congregational Discernment, Room 240B

Megan Ramer leads a discussion with SCN pastors about insights gained as they moved toward becoming welcoming congregations.s

10:00 Queerness & Spiritual Journey part 1, Pink Menno Room W209C

Reflect on the experiences of queer people and their spiritual journeys, and share some of your own.

11:45 Hymn sing: after adult worship, outside Valencia

2:30 Inclusive Worship Service, room F4 (by Exhibit Hall)

Planned by BMC, Pink Menno, and Inclusive Pastors, all are welcome as we celebrate the gifts that LGBTQ Mennonites bring to the broader church and lament those killed and wounded at the Pulse nightclub shooting.        

4:30 Planning & support conversation for future church summit participants, Pink Menno Room W209C

This event is limited to interested delegates and future church summit participants who identify with Pink Menno, BMC and Inclusive Pastors

7:00 Hymn sing: before youth worship, outside W320 Chapin Theater

Thursday 7/6

8:15 Called to Serve: Voices of LGBTQ Pastors, Room 240A

Theda Good, Mark Rupp, and Michelle Burkholder will reflect on their experiences as queer pastors.

9:00 Hymn sing: before adult worship, outside Valencia

10:00 Queerness & Spiritual Journey part 2, Pink Menno Room W209C

How does our journey with queerness shape us in the ways that we can offer back to our church & communities?

 11:15 Trans 101, Pink Menno Room W209C

Based on the booklet she recently created for BMC, Hayley Brooks provides an introduction to trans identities and experiences.

 12:00 Lunch meeting for facilitators and organizers for Pink Youth Summit

1:00-4:00 Pink Youth Summit, Pink Menno Room W209C

How do you want to shape the conversation about LGBTQIA concerns? Pink Menno is hosting a summit for LGBTQIA youth and allies. More details on Facebook.

3:00 Always My Child: Parents with LGBTQ Children, Room 231A

Parents will share about the effects of coming out on their own understandings about faith, sexuality, and family.

 5:00 Hymn sing: before Future Church Summit, outside Valencia

Friday 7/7

10:30 Hymn sing: after Future Church Summit, outside Valencia

5:30 Hymn sing: after Future Church Summit, outside Valencia       

Saturday 7/8

11:00 Hymn sing: after Future Church Summit, outside Valencia