You are Welcome to
“Refreshing Our Faith” Deaf Conference
Featuring Linsay Darnall, Jr.
September 21-23, 2012
At Lovers Lane United Methodist Church
9200 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75220
Register at to http://refreshingourfaith.eventbrite.com
Activities include: (Linsay will lead all workshops and keynote
Serving lunch for homeless clients at “The Bridge” shelter;
Visiting the Sixth Floor Museum;
Dinner and “Buildership” Workshop on building and mentoring Deaf
leaders (for ages 16 to older adults);
Interpreter workshop “Telling Stories: Receptive and Expressive” (CEU’s
Dinner and Keynote Address “Spiritual Revival in Deaf America”
“Refreshing Our Faith” Bible study led by Linsay Darnall, Jr.
Early-bird all-inclusive registration fee for the weekend is $100 (if
paid by September 1, 2012)
After September 1, the price is $125.
Children registration fee is $25, if parents are registered too.
Individual event pricing is available on-line
This event is hosted by the Lovers Lane Deaf Fellowship and the South
Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Congress of the Deaf. All
activities are interpreted in ASL or voice interpreted (exceptions in
the interpreter workshop).
Christians of all denominations and non-denominations are encouraged to
participate in this special conference for the Deaf community and to
strengthen the Christian Deaf community in North Texas. Seekers or
those without a church are welcome. Interpreters and students of Deaf
culture and language are also encouraged to attend!
For out of town guests, we have special rates at Homewood Suites Market
Center, 2724 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207. On Friday and
Saturday evening there are single rooms at $109 per night and double
room at $129 per night. Rooms are non-smoking, include kitchens, hot
breakfast buffet, free wireless internet access and parking. Shuttle
service from the hotel to Lovers Lane is also included. Call 214 819
9700 at Homewood Suites. The code word for your reservation is “Lovers
Lane United Methodist”. Offer ends August 17! So book now!
About our presenter:
Linsay Darnall is Deaf and a CODA, and has been heavily involved in the
Deaf community of Nebraska and the USA for several decades. Among his
experience is serving as vice-president of Nebraska Association of the
Deaf for two years, president of the Nebraska School for the Deaf
Alumni Association for 17 years, and as National Association of the
Deaf Region II board member for two years. He recently preached at the
2012 NAD Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, which held worship
services for the first time in several years. He has also led camps for
the Jr. National Association for the Deaf. Recently, he completed the
translation of the Book of Haggai in the Old Testament for the ASL
Bible, produced by Deaf Missions in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He received
the Outstanding Use of American Sign Language Award from the Gallaudet
University Theater Department.