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ESA staff from left to right: Nikki Toyama-Szeto, Micky ScottBey Jones, Elrena Evans, Darren Calhoun, Katie Tan, John Seel, Kristyn Komarnicki, Sarah Withrow King


Sarah Withrow King

September 1-4: Sarah Withrow King facilitating the Christian Animal Welfare Summit at the Jesus Vegans Center – Huntsville, AR

September 8-9: Kristyn Komarnicki at LOVEboldly training seminar – Cincinnati, OH

September 16: Nikki Toyama-Szeto speaking at the SENT gathering – Lancaster, PA

September 17-19: Kristyn Komarnicki facilitating Oriented to Love – Haverford, PA

September 20-22: Nikki Toyama-Szeto at Christian Churches Together – Santa Ana, CA

September 23: Kristyn Komarnicki addresses sexual/gender diversity in the church at Biblical Theological Seminary – Hatfield, PA

September 23: Elrena Evans at Joni & Friends Irresistible Church Disability Ministry Conference – Montville, NJ

September 29: Ron Sider and Nikki Toyama-SzetoMemphis Teach-In – Memphis, TN


Kristyn Komarnicki

October 9: Kristyn Komarnicki facilitates a dialogue fishbowl with Oriented to Love alums at Eastern University – Baird Library in Walton Hall, St. Davids, PA

October 9: Micky ScottBey Jones at Radical Beauty – Montreat, NC

October 10: Nikki Toyama-Szeto speaking at Azusa Chapel – Azusa, CA

October 13: Nikki Toyama-Szeto facilitating a panel at Stanford University in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend – Stanford, CA

October 13-15: Kristyn Komarnicki hosts Oriented to Love’s semi-annual alumni reunion – Portland, OR (event open to dialogue alums only)

October 25th: John Seel hosting the New Copernican Salon Angst: Giving DACA a Human Face at Eastern University – Saint Davids, PA

October 28: Nikki Toyama-Szeto speaking at Asian American Ministry Leadership Cohort


Nikki Toyama-Szeto

December 1: Sarah Withrow King“The Future of Food Isn’t Meat” at Temple University – Philadelphia, PA

December 1-3: Sarah Withrow King hosting a CreatureKind Spiritual Retreat – Philadelphia, PA

December 7-9: Nikki Toyama-Szeto at Red Letter Christians – Albuquerque, NM

December 21-January 3: Micky ScottBey Jones leading the Sumud Freedom Tour – Israel/Palestine


January 18-21: Kristyn Komarnicki at the Gay Christian Network conference – Denver, CO

January 25-27: Kristyn Komarnicki facilitating Oriented to Love – Haverford, PA


March 16-18: Kristyn Komarnicki offers dialogue facilitation training – Haverford, PA (open to dialogue alums only)

April 13-15: Kristyn Komarnicki hosts Oriented to Love’s semi-annual alumni reunion – Bangor, PA (event open to dialogue alums only)


June 21-23: Kristyn Komarnicki facilitating Oriented to Love – Portland, OR