Sunstone Toronto: Faith Seeking Understanding

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Sunstone Toronto: Faith Seeking Understanding

Time: April 8, 2017 from 9am to 9pm
Location: Beach United Church
Street: 140 Wineva Avenue
City/Town: Toronto, ON
Website or Map: https://www.sunstonetoronto.c…
Phone: 519-404-3357
Event Type: conference/symposium
Organized By: troach70
Latest Activity: Feb 22

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Event Description

Come be a part of the FIRST Canadian Sunstone event!

 

Sunstone Toronto is a symposium style conference that brings together traditional, non-traditional and disaffected Latter-day Saints (and many others for whom life and faith is a wonderful but unique adventure) to participate in a free and frank exploration of gospel truths as they relate to the complexities of today's society.

Our keynote speaker will be ex-mormon Dr. John Dehlin (founder of the "Mormon Stories"  podcast). He is a psychologist, researcher, and social activist, who will present, "Gifts of the Restoration: A Psychologist's Perspective".

Other notable speakers and guests will include Lindsay Hansen Park (Year of Polygamy podcast), John Hamer (historian, pastor, podcaster) and Art Smith (Apostle in Community of Christ). 


More info can be found at www.sunstonetoronto.com. Also search for Sunstone Toronto on Facebook and Twitter, or email info@sunstonetoronto.com 

Through many displays, booths, forums, presentations and speakers, Sunstone Toronto will examine and express the rich spiritual, intellectual, social, and artistic qualities of Mormon history and contemporary life and encourage humanitarian service, honest inquiry, and responsible interchange of ideas that is respectful of all people and what they hold sacred. 

** FEATURED GUESTS, SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS ** 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Dehlin, a Ph.D. psycologist, researcher, and founder of the Mormon Stories Podcast, who's work has been featured in the New York Times, National Public Radio, ABC's Good Morning America, ABC's Nightline, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, VH1 and RadioWest. 

Apostle Art Smith, minister for Community of Christ, member of the Council of Twelve Apostles, and past member of the Joh Whitmer and Mormon History Associations. 

John Hamer, pastor of the downtown Toronto congregation of Community of Christ (Centre Place), past president of the John Whitmer Historical Association, and actively involved in numerous podcasts, including Mormon Stories, Infants on Thrones, etc. 

Lindsay Hansen Park, Assistant Director of Sunstone and founder of the Feminist Mormon Housewives (a podcast about women's issues both inside and outside the LDS church), and founder of the Year of Polygamy podcast. Her work and voice has been referenced in many places including The Wall Street Journal and The Salt Lake Tribune. 

It will be a great day of Mormon thought and experience that promotes an atmosphere which values faith, intellectual and experiential integrity.

We examine and express the rich spiritual, intellectual, social, and artistic qualities of Mormon history and contemporary life and encourage humanitarian service, honest inquiry, and responsible interchange of ideas that is respectful of all people and what they hold sacred.

 

The mission of The Sunstone Education Foundation is to sponsor open forums of Mormon thought and experience through promoting an atmosphere that values faith, intellectual and experiential integrity.

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