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JANUARY ENEWS

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

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FAMILIES AND FRIENDS

IT’S CHRISTmust SEASON

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CHURCH RELATIONS

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DECEMBER ENEWS

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CHURCH RELATIONS

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NEW! KINSHIP LOCAL WISDOM SERIES

Do you sometimes feel like a linguistic Neanderthal? Are you confused by the terms post-sexual, non-binary, two-spirit, demisexual, and cisgender? Are you old enough that you once thought gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual were four words that covered all the continuum? Would you like to talk about it in a safe place where we will not think we are stupid, be angry with ourselves while we learn, and yet want to know more about the people who form our community? This chat is for you.

Date: December 12, 2021
Time: 7 PM EST (USA)
        - PM CT (USA)
        - 4 PM PST (USA)

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NOVEMBER ENEWS

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

November is traditionally a month to be thankful. In bygone days, the harvest is completed and we thank God for what He has blessed us with. Few of us still live off the land, other than possibly a small backyard garden. We are more thankful for what our local grocery store has on its shelves.

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FAMILIES AND FRIENDS

LOVE ISN’T LOVE UNTIL....?

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CHURCH RELATIONS

Our Place in History

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Message from the President - Message du Président - Nachricht des Präsidenten - Mensaje de la Presidente - Mensagem do Presidente


October eNews

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CHURCH RELATIONS

The story is told of a king who held a race in which all the young men in his kingdom were invited to participate. A bag of gold was promised to the winner.

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NEW INTERIM VICE-PRESIDENT

I am happy to announce that we have appointed a new interim Vice President to fill my previous role before being elected as President. After deep consideration, the Kinship Board is excited that Catherine Taylor has agreed to serve out the current term of Vice President. Catherine is certainly no stranger to SDA Kinship and has been connected with the organization since 1981 and has served in numerous capacities through the years. She has a passion for people and their stories. Among many other contributions, she was the Connection editor for more than 12 years and led the Building Safe Places project for several years. I believe that Catherine will be a very positive addition to the Kinship Leadership Team. Please stay tuned for additional projects and important changes we will be making to the organization to make it even more appealing and relevant to those who need its message today. We will feature Catherine and other Board members in upcoming media. 

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Happy Kinship Awareness Month!

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Message from the President

Dear Kinship family around the world!

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CHURCH RELATIONS

YOU BELONG!

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September eNews

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August eNews

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Dear Kinship family around the world!

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NEW INTERIM DIRECTOR OF YOUTH INTERESTS

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FAMILIES & FRIENDS

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July eNews

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

As Pride month ended, I watched our SDA Kinship 2021 Virtual Pride Parade, and I felt a genuine sense of pride in being a member of our organization. From the very first moment I found Kinship, I knew I had found a community that embraced me and loved me just the way I am.

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CHURCH RELATIONS

Here in the United States, we have a month for everything: Black History Month (February), Hispanic Heritage Month (September), Women's History Month (March), LGBTQ+ Pride Month (June). But what about the rest of the year? As much as we're reminded at Christmas time to carry the Christmas spirit with us throughout the year, we have to admit that by the end of December we're ready to move on.

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June eNews

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Family & Friends

Focusing and Refocusing, Adjusting and Readjusting

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Church Relations

June is LBGTQ+ Pride Month. With any luck, this year’s celebration will be much more festive than last year’s (pandemic, remember?).

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Message from the President

Here in the United States, June is Pride month. For more years than I can remember, but probably close to 20, Kinship Region 2 has participated in the D.C. Pride Parade—until last year when it was postponed because of the pandemic. Each year before that, my region has rented a large pickup truck, decorated it together, and given out candy and flyers along the parade route. Not one year has ever passed without someone with an Adventist background coming up to us, amazed that an Adventist LGBTIQ organization like Seventh-day Adventist Kinship International exists!

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