Mark's Speaking Schedule
Invitation to Simplicity– Minneapolis
You are invited to a no cost public presentation by Mark & Lisa Scandrette, authors of the book FREE: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most , which addresses important questions about time, money, meaning and global sustainability. How you spend your time is how you spend your life. And how you spend your life is shaped by your economic choices. In the deepest sense, simplicity is an invitation to align time and money with what matters most. We were made to flourish and do good in a world full of abundance. Yet many of us feel crunched for time, stressed in our finances or perplexed about what makes life meaningful. There is a trusted path for recovering the life of meaning, freedom and compassion were were created for. This journey invites us to adopt soul practices like gratitude, trust, contentment and generosity and practical skills like time management, goal setting and living by a spending plan. The evening will include a talk by the authors followed by Q & A. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. FREE is filled with practical steps and exercises to help you cultivate a heart of abundance along with time and financial skills. Includes a detailed study guide and links to 8 teaching videos, making it ideal for group use. 6-7:30 p.m.
location: 100 W. 46th Street (4 blocks West of 35 W on 46th Street) Minneapolis MN 55419
The Sandbox Cooperative– Rochester, MN
Mark will be interviewed for this live and streaming event. 6:30 p.m. Live and 7 p.m. Streaming online.
location: 324 S Broadway #100, Rochester, MN
28 - 28
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN
Mark will be speaking on Community at the 9 and 11 a.m. gatherings.
location: 1212 12th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901
Journey Church Dallas
Mark will be facilitating a workshop on themes from FREE. 5 P.M.
location: 4343 Sigma Rd #200 Farmers Branch, TX 75244
8 - 11
Apprentice Institute National Conference
Mark will be leading an intensive on the Invitation to Simplicity on Thursday October 9th and leading workshops on Friday October 10th at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
location: Friends University 2100 W University St, Wichita, KS 67213
13 - 16
Pneuma 2014- Western Christian Education Conference, South Lake Tahoe
Mark will be co facilitating plenary sessions and workshops.
location: Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center 660 Hwy 50 Zephyr Cove, Nevada 89448
The Practice at Willow Creek Church
Mark will be facilitating a session on Naming What Matters Most. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (times may vary--check website)
location: Willow Creek Chapel 67 E Algonquin Rd S Barrington, IL 60010,
Trinity Grace (Upper West Side) New York City
Sep 14Mark will be speaking at the Sunday at 10 a.m. on themes from his most recent book, FREE: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most
location: P. S. 163 163 W 97th St New York, NY 10025
Missional Salon | MONEY New York Upper West Side
Sep 12Missional Salon | Money with Mark Scandrette This Friday, September 12 | 7 p.m. | The Parlour Harkening back to the great French literary and philosophical movements of the 17th and 18th centuries, salons are gatherings of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation. This season's Upper West Side salons are centered on Thriving in the City. Mark Scandrette has much to say on the issue of finances, freedom, and discipleship and will challenge us to consider some real and fresh kingdom possibilities. He will facilitate dialogue in a format that includes both inspiring presentation and opportunities for challenging conversation. If God reigned over our money, how might we see the kingdom come in our midst? Join us this Friday, September 12, 7-9 p.m., at The Parlour. The event is free and no R.S.V.P. is required; this is a great event to invite participation from your neighbors. Drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.
location: The Parlour.W 86 between Broadway and West End
SÅ Festival Norway
Jul 24 - 27Mark and Lisa will be teaching on creativity and spirituality, family life and themes from FREE: Spending Your TIme and Money on What Matters Most.
location: Nordtangen, Gran
Moody Radio– Mid Day Connection
Jul 22Anita Lustrea's interview with Mark recorded at the Renovare National Conference will be airing at 12 p.m. on Moody Network stations across the U.S.
location: Check Local Listings
Invitation to Simplicity: Spending Your Time & Money on What Matters Most
Jul 14How you spend your time is how you spend your life. And how you spend your time is shaped by your financial choices. In the deepest sense, simplicity is an invitation to align time and money with what matters most. We were made to flourish and do good in a world full of abundance. Yet many of us feel crunched for time, stressed in our finances or perplexed about what makes life meaningful. There is a trusted path for recovering the life of meaning, freedom and compassion were were created for. This journey invites us to adopt soul practices like gratitude, trust, contentment and generosity and practical skills like time management, goal setting and living by a spending plan. This no cost 3 hour workshop will explore steps to becoming more free to spend your time and money on what matters most.* Learn to live more gratefully, creatively and sustainably. What's good for the soul, is good for the pocket book AND good for the planet. FREE is filled with practical steps and exercises to help you cultivate a heart of abundance and time and financial skills. It includes a detailed study guide and links to 8 teaching videos, making it ideal for group use. "This book is definitive...clear and helpful--in a very kind way." (Father Richard Rohr) "This book is an invitation to embrace the radical way of Jesus, to repent and rejoice, to foster simplicity and generosity, to open our lives to love, and ultimately to be free. The Scandrettes have produced the kind of practical guidebook to simplicity that we could return to again and again over the coming years." (Michael Frost, author of The Road to Missional) *Books available for purchase at the event for $15. Monday July 14th 9 am-12 pm.
location: 708 North 9th Street. Kansas City, KS 66101
The Bigger Bible School– Kansas City, KS
Jul 13 - 16Mark will be preaching at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, on Sunday followed by a 2 hour workshop on spiritual formation practices. Monday through Wednesday Mark is the featured teacher for the Bigger Bible School and will be leading nightly sessions from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday: Embracing Your Identity as God's Beloved Child. Tuesday: Embracing a life of purpose as an agent of God's healing work in our world Wednesday: Embracing a life of abundance, gratitude, contentment and trust.
location: Nall Ave, Mission, KS 66202
Wild Goose Festival
Jun 26 - 29Mark Scandrette and Dani Scoville will be co facilitating the following sessions: Experiencing Personal Transformation. The issues facing our world mirror the struggles we have within ourselves. Each of us are on a journey from the false self to the true self. The teachings of Jesus invite us into a life transformed by learning to cooperate with God's healing work in us. The ancients called this process ascesis, or self-discipline, which according to the Apostle Paul, involves training in new ways of living in our minds, bodies and relationships. Mahatma Gandhi called this an "experiment in truth.” Explore how we can support each other to experience greater wholeness for the sake of our world. Invitation to Stillness. The practice contemplative prayer (or mindfulness) is a powerful tool for awakening God awareness, greater self-awareness and more conscious living. In this workshop we'll explore the theology and science behind contemplative prayer and spend 20 minutes being “still” together.
location: Hot Springs, North Carolina
Grace Church Fremont, CA
May 18Mark will be teaching on themes from FREE. 9:30 a.m.
location: 36060 Fremont Boulevard Fremont, CA 94536 510-797-7729
GRX East Bay
May 18Mark will be teaching on themes from FREE at 10:30 a.m.
location: James Logan High School 1800 H St., Union City, CA
Lakeside Church, Folsom, CA
Apr 26 - 27Mark will be speaking on unleashing your kingdom potential with time, work and money at all four weekend services. Saturday at 5 and 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Copies of FREE will be available for purchase.
location: 745 Oak Ave Pkwy, Folsom, CA 95630