Kampmeeting 2018 Schedule
 
Wednesday
10 am – 5 pm
Personal Site-Seeing Time
July 11
5 pm – 7:00 pm
Kinship Kampmeeting Registration Open
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Kinship Kampmeeting Welcoming Ceremony
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Session #1: Cindy Gissendanner:
Deconstructing LGBT Identity & Community   This session discusses LGBTQIA terminology and deconstructs homophobia/heterosexism and transphobia/cisgenderism.
8:45 pm – 10:30 pm
Italian Ice & Movie Night:  “ The Shaft”
“The Shaft” is a movie that helps us learn about God's all-inclusive/non-religious love in a contemporary language. This movie also serves as a great way to discuss the various themes within the film.
Thursday
8:30 am – 8:50 am
Session 2: Regina Araujo: Morning Devotional & Prayer
July 12
An opportunity to get grounded each day with Kinship’s Chaplin Regina Araujo
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Session 3: Kathy Baldock: Looking at Same-Sex Behavior: Understanding Human Sexuality through History and in Bible Translations
Beginning with patriarchy, Kathy Baldock investigates the social and sexual roles of men and women focusing on the radical shift occurring from 1860 to the 1920s. Baldock shares her findings from new research on the 1946 RSV translation where the word “homosexual” was introduced for the first time in the Bible—in any language and look at key verses in modern translations, and the 2001 NIV.  Using an easy-to-understand timeline approach attendees will look at key Bible passages, their meanings in ancient times, and how they have been translated over time.
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Session 4: Randi Robertson: Flying Through Life – A Contemporary Look at being Transgender in American.
Randi will share her life experience as a transgender woman, military/professional aviator, and Christian.  Drawing from her life experience she will look at privilege in society and how the transgender and broader LGBTQI experience is being impacted by current cultural and political forces, and how she envisions continuing to work for broad inclusion and equality for the transgender community and beyond.
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch Time ● Designated time for New Attendees Meeting & Luncheon
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Session 5: Kumar Dixit: Relationships A three-part series focusing on having healthy relationship with friends, family/loved ones, and God
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Session 6: Cindy Gissendanner: Introduction to Gender Deconstruction and the Transgender Community  
This is an educational presentation that introduces gender variant concepts, deconstructs the gender binary, and provides a basic introduction to transgender identities and communities.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Session 7: Saida Agostini: Sexual Violence with all members of LGBTQIA Community
6:00 pm–7:45 pm
Dinner
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Session 8: Saida Agostini: Mental Health & Self-Care in LGBTQIA CommunitiesSession 8: Saida Agostini: Mental Health & Self-Care in LGBTQIA Communities
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Social Time: Games Night & Line Dancing
Friday
8:30 am – 8:50 am
Session 9: Regina Araujo: Morning Devotional & Prayer
July 13
An opportunity to get grounded each day with Kinship’s Chaplin Regina Araujo
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Session 10: Rena Otieno and George Oloo: International News & Outreach
An in-depth update regarding the challenges and outreach being made in Kenya.
10:45 am – 11:30 am
Business Meeting & Updates
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch Time ● KinYouth Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Session 11: Kumar Dixit: Relationships
Part-two of a three-part series focusing on having healthy relationships with friends, family/loved ones, and God
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Session 12: Kathy Baldock: Becoming effective allies and advocates
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Session 13: Panel Discussion: How to Keep Sabbath
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dinner Time/Cookout at the Grill
Kinship is hosting a Friday night dinner BBQ for registrants.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Session 14: Marpheen Chan: Don't leave LGBTQ, Immigrants, and people of color behind
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Session 15: Chaplin Regina Araujo: Communion
Saturday
.9:00 am - 10:00 am
Session 15: Marpheen Chann: Fostering Hope and understanding intersectionality
July 14
.10:15 am - 11:00 am
Kinship in Concert
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session 16: Kumar Dixit: Relationships
The final part of a three-part series focusing on having healthy relationships with friends, family/loved ones, and God
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Group Photo
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Sabbath Lunch
Saturday lunch is provided by Kinship. In addition, it is a great opportunity to share Kinship with your friends and families attending on Sabbath. So if you haven’t reached out to loved ones nearby DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas, it is not too late to invite them to join us.
*This includes food for those who specifically signed up for the Friends & Family luncheon.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 17: Elyse Ambrose: Seeking Sexual Healing: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Our Stories for Our Liberation
In this workshop, we interact, reflect, and write toward our liberation. This space enables participants to look back over their lives as sexual and gendered beings, and cast new visions for their wellness.
3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Session 18: Sharing Our Stories
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kinship & The Arts
9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Closing Ceremony & Video presentation
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Sunday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Board Meeting (Open to All)
July 15