Jubilee 2010

We’re getting ready for our annual trip to Pittsburgh for CCO’s Jubilee Conference, a gathering of several thousand college students eager to explore how to weave faith commitments into everyday life. This year, we’ll have our usual table in the exhibit area with all kinds of information about *cino projects: catapult magazine and road journal;…

*cino teams up for Eat Well Food Tour

Out of a conversation about collaboration last fall with folks from the Christian Reformed Office of Social Justice, a tour was born–the Eat Well Food Tour, to be exact. Basically, throughout the summer of 2009, Rob and I will visit churches, farms, farmer’s markets and other locations throughout the midwestern U.S. and Canada exploring food…

Jubilee 2009

From February 13-15, *culture is not optional will once again have a table in the exhibit area at CCO’s annual Jubilee Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. If you will be in attendance, please stop by and introduce yourself. We’d love to have a chance to chat! We will also be presenting a workshop called “Eat Well,”…

Practicing Resurrection 2008

Practicing Resurrection 2008, our biennial conference we co-sponsor with Russet House Farm, was another fantastic gathering of folks seeking to live faithfully. In mid-August, approximately 100 people from the U.S. and Canada got together to learn from one another, play music together and to live in a temporary camping community for a week. Kirstin has…

Announcing Practicing Resurrection 2008!

*culture is not optional and Russet House Farm are happy to officially announce Practicing Resurrection 2008! The dates for this year’s event are August 11-17. Informal camping with field trips, bonfires, swimming and more will take place August 11-14, with the Practicing Resurrection conference August 15-17. We’ll gather again at Russet House Farm in Cameron,…

^camping is not optional 2007!

^camping is not optional 2007 is once again being brought to you by *culture is not optional and Russet House Farm. Unlike Practicing Resurrection, the conference we organized last year, this summer's events will be much more informal. From outings to local farms and businesses to discussions and jam sessions on the farm, this year's…

Announcing Practicing Resurrection 2006!

Hello, past and potential campers! As many of you know, *culture is not optional has sponsored yearly camping trips (with the exception of last year) since before its inception. In fact, it was our first camping trip that was the catalyst for officially launching *cino. This year, *cino is partnering with the folks at Russet…

Calvin Festival of Faith & Writing

*cino will have a display at this year’s Festival of Faith & Writing. If you’re attending or in the neighborhood, please drop by the Prince Conference Center to visit with us. We’d love to meet new folks and re-acquaint ourselves with the many we’ve met at previous conferences!