Upcoming Events and Appearances
April 23 -- Olympia, Washington
Dan Barker will give a short talk to freethinkers wishing to launch a West Washington chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. An immediate issue is the bill to amend the state constitution to allow taxes to promote religion. The informal breakfast meeting will take place at 9:00 am at Wagner's Bakery, 1013 Capitol Way S., Olympia. Contact Darrell Barker at email@example.com
April 23 -- Portland, Oregon
Dan Barker will talk about "The Battle of Church and State" to the Portland chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation on Sunday, April 23, at 5:00 pm. at the Multnomah Arts Center Auditorium (7688 SW Capitol Hwy). Free attendance (dontions welcome). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 3, 2017 -- Houston, Texas
Dan Barker will debate Sonny Hernandez on the topic "Does God Exist?" at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church (1311 Holman St) in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, June 3 at 7:00 PM.
July 22-23 -- London, England
Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor will speak at International Conference on Freedom of Conscience and Expression in the 21st Century in London, England, the weekend of July 22 - 23. Buy tickets here.
"Speakers from countries or the Diaspora as diverse as Algeria, Bangladesh, Canada, Egypt, France, India, Iran, Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Ireland, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Poland, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, Tunisia, UK, Ukraine, US and Yemen will gather in London to discuss and debate censorship and blasphemy laws, freedom of and from religion, apostasy, the limits of religionâ€™s role in society, LGBT and women's rights, secular values and more."
July 28-30 -- St. Louis, Missouri
FFRF Managing Staff Attorney Rebecca Markert and FFRF Staff Attorney Elizabeth Cavell will be speaking about current church & state separation issues at the Gateway to Reason convention on Sunday, July 30th at 10 AM. The multi-day conference will take place at the Holiday Inn St Louis SW - Route 66, located at 10709 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127. More information about the conference, including speakers, events, and tickets can be found at: http://www.gatewaytoreason.com/home.html.
October 13 -- Charlotte, North Carolina
Dan Barker will debate Richard Howe at Calvary Church in Charlotte (5801 Pinevilleâ€“Matthews Road Charlotte, NC) as part of the National Conference on Christian Apologetics sponsored by Southern Evangelical Seminary on the evening of Saturday, October 13. Registration is required, but skeptics get in for half price. (More details later)
March 3 - 7 -- Bahamas
Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker will be featured speakers during the 4-night "Freethought Cruise" to the Bahamas, March 3 - 7, 2018. The not-for-profit cruise, organized by the Central Florida Freethought Community (a chapter of FFRF), will embark from Port Canaveral, Florida, on Saturday, March 3. Register here.