September 10-11 | Denver CO | REGISTATION CLOSED


St. Thomas Episcopal Church
2201 Dexter Street
Denver, CO


Friday, September 10

12:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm Afternoon Session
6:00 pm  Dinner 
7:00 pm Evening Session
9:00 pm Compline




8:00 am Breakfast [provided]
8:30 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Morning Session
12:00 pm Luncheon [provided]
1:00 pm Afternoon Session
3:00 pm Adjourn

Training Topics
  1. Introductions 
  2. Integrity & Believe Out Loud 
  3. The State of LGBT Inclusion Within The Episcopal Church 
  4. Graceful Engagement 
  5. Framing 
  6. Organizing At The Diocesan Level and Acting For LGBT Inclusion. 
  7. Becoming A Believe Out Loud Parish & Living Into It 
  8. Storytelling 
  9. Action Planning 
  10. Evaluation

Who Should Attend?

Any Episcopalian who wants to learn how they can help make their parish and diocese become more welcoming and affirming of LGBT folk.  Current and prospective chapter leaders and diocesan organizers are especially encouraged to register.  Although this event is primarily for those who living in Province 6, participants from other provinces are welcome.  


The workshop will be facilitated by Neil Houghton [Vice President for Local Affairs] and Matt Haines [Province 8 Coordinator].


You are responsible for your own lodging.  A courtesy block of 10 rooms has been reserved for the night of September 10th at the Renaissance Denver Hotel.  Rates are $99 per night single or double.  Click here to make an online reservation or call 1-800-468-3571 and give the agent the group code "bolbola." 


There is no registration fee for this workshop. 


A few $150 scholarships are available to help defray participant's travel and lodging costs.  If you would like to take advantage of this offer, please indicate this when you register.  If you receive a scholarship, you will not be billed for lodging.   


The following free meals will be provided:
  • Dinner on Friday, September 10th
  • Breakfast on Saturday, September 11th
  • Luncheon on Saturday, September 11th
If you have special dietary needs or preference, please indicate this when you register.


St. Thomas is wheelchair accessible.  If you require other accommodation [such as an ASL interpreter], please indicate this when you register.

Air Travel & Ground Transportation

Denver International Airport [DEN] is the most convenient. Several budget airline serve this location.

Renaissance Denver Hotel offers a free airport shuttle.  



If you any questions, please contact...

Bill Oliver, Diocesan Organizer [unavailable Aug 23-Sep 1]

Neil Houghton, Vice President for Local Affairs

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