Kinship in North America

Kinship North America is a community of current and former Adventist LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families and friends, who live in the United States and Canada. This group within Kinship provides community and advocacy for our members in North America with opportunities for social and spiritual community, both in-person and online.

North American Events...

Kinship Worship
Kinship Worship is our monthly public worship service that is streamed to our public Facebook and YouTube channels.
Kinship Sabbath School
An accepting, affirming & safe space for LGBT+ & Allies
Every Saturday - 10 am PT
UnClobber Q&A Webinar
Bring your questions and thoughts about UnClobber, LGBTQ people, and the Adventist church.
Second Saturdays
5 pm ET | 4:00 pm CT | 2:00 pm PT — LEARN MORE...
Families & Friends Monthly Zoom Meeting
3rd Sunday of each month
9:30 am PDT / 12:30 pm EDT
zoomLed by John and Carolyn Wilt


Region 2 Vespers
Third Friday of each month
7 pm ET–5 pm CT–4 pm PT
zoomFor more information email

North American Regions & Leaders

Canada Eaestern
Eastern Canada  
(Ontario, Quebec, Nunavut, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)
  Jerry McKay 
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US Region 5
Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana,Oklahoma, & Texas
   Social Media Groups  Facebook   
     Region Coordinator
 Floyd Poenitz email icon 35

Region 5 North Texas Chapter
North Texas Chapter 
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Social Media Groups
 Floyd Poenitz email icon 35 
        (Floyd lives in suburban Dallas-Fort Worth)
South Texas Chapter 
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Social Media Groups
 Nancy Trevino email icon 35 
        (Nancy lives in San Antonio)