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Re: [atheists-578] Church/State Violations - I posted to the DFW Atheist group on FB about an issue I had with a choir performance at Haltom High School recently. Apparently there is a lot of leeway and obviously great opportunity for abuse. I don't think they followed their own g Matthew S. Nov 10, 2015 12:04 PM
RE: [atheists-578] Church/State Violations - Randy, Thanks for the notice. I don't have a kid still in Cynthia Nov 10, 2015 12:17 AM
Re: [atheists-578] Church/State Violations - Rob Nov 9, 2015 9:03 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Church/State Violations - Rand John M. Nov 9, 2015 8:49 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Church/State Violations - Ken H. Nov 9, 2015 5:11 PM
Church/State Violations - Of our three by-law initiatives separation of church and state could very well be the most important to all of us.  Please report any church/state violations to us by either email at [address removed] or by calling us at[masked]-3146.  W Randy W. Nov 9, 2015 11:04 AM
4th parade pictures - Can someone please send me a pic or two of the 4th of July parade for our newsletter?  Email to [address removed]   THanks Randy Randy W. Oct 25, 2015 10:18 AM
Re: [atheists-578] NEW METROPLEXATHEISTS OFFICERS - Congratulations to each of you! I know you will do well in your official capacity and in life. Love and hugs, Libba and Monte (we would have voted for you if we had been in town)  Libba Oct 17, 2015 4:38 PM
NEW METROPLEXATHEISTS OFFICERS -   Elections for Metroplexatheists officers were held on Oct. 11.  They will serve 2yr terms beginning Jan. 2016.  The new officers are: President - Elizabeth Tarrant Vice President - James Wright Treasurer - Terry McD Randy W. Oct 14, 2015 10:47 AM
1,003 MEMBERS - Metroplex Atheists just went over 1,000 Meetup members this week.  We have seen phenomenal growth over the past 6yrs.  Thanks to everyone for your support. Randy W. Sep 19, 2015 3:33 PM
Apostacon - We are running short on assistance for Apostacon. We need about a dozen people to help stuff VIP bags Wed evening or Thursday afternoon. The more, the better. 20 gets it done quickly. We also need 5-8 people during the conference to assi Randy W. Sep 15, 2015 11:53 AM
Bus Mtg Bldg Key - James Hardwick's car has broken down and he has the key to the Irving city building we just held our bus mtg in yesterday.  We need to return the key to the city and are looking for someone in Irving or nearby who would be willing to take the key from Randy W. Aug 10, 2015 1:25 PM
Atheist singer/songwriter - Shelley Segal, atheist singer/songwriter is coming to DFW during the last week of August.  Exact play dates TBD.  Check her out at Need volunteers to host Shelley and her boyfriend at their home while here in town.  Please Randy W. Jul 30, 2015 4:06 PM
Meetup details changed: March in the Arlington 4th of July Parade! - I've updated this Meetup. We are in row 3 position 97. For more details, see the full listing:­x-Atheists/events/223336991/ Whe Randy W. Jun 26, 2015 10:09 AM
MA Needs Volunteers - Metroplex Atheists needs volunteers to help with the annual Solstice party, scheduling weekend meetups and organizing fund raisers.  You do not have to be a dues paying member to volunteer.  Please contact Randy Word at [address removed] or[masked] Randy W. Jun 17, 2015 2:07 PM
MA OFFICERS UPDATE - It is my pleasure to introduce Jim Wright as the interim VP of MA for the remainder of 2015.  Jim has been attending MA bus mtgs on a regular basis and has been a regular at the Wed night meetups at Gilligan's for a long time now. The office o Randy W. Jun 15, 2015 5:54 PM
Re: [atheists-578] MA Web Site - Randy W. Apr 13, 2015 10:30 AM
RE: [atheists-578] MA Web Site - Hello Randy, I can help out. [address removed] -------- Original message -------- From: Ra Keisha Apr 13, 2015 9:26 AM
MA Web Site -   Metroplex Atheists is in the process of redesigning and updating our web site and we are in need of volunteer(s) with Wordpress experience.  If anyone would like to help out with this very important project please respond with your contact Randy W. Apr 12, 2015 5:12 PM
Laser Tag in One Week! - Come shoot your fellow heathens with lasers in a black light lit maze that will blow your mind. This event is fun for kids and adults alike. We will be meeting at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, 1428 W Pipeline Rd, Hurst, TX 76053 at 5pm to Tuesday M. Mar 21, 2015 8:26 PM
Our Future - Zachary Moore Hello! You know me well enough to know that I care a ton about Camp Quest Texas. There's literally nothing else like it. The kids that go Randy W. Mar 12, 2015 1:16 PM
Join MA Today!! - Become a card carrying member of Metroplex Atheists and help us continue to be able to provide social events, educational events and keep up the fight against religion intruding into our government and schools. Just go to our website, metroplex Randy W. Mar 10, 2015 10:32 AM
Membership reminder - JOIN MA TODAY Become a card carrying member of Metroplex Atheists and help us continue to be Randy W. Feb 8, 2015 3:25 PM
RE: [atheists-578] Meetup details changed: MA Open Monthly Business Meetup - Tuesday M. Jan 8, 2015 4:51 PM
Meetup details changed: MA Open Monthly Business Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­x-Atheists/events/219464915/ When : Sunday, January 2 Randy W. Jan 8, 2015 4:13 PM
Meetup details changed: MA Open Monthly Business Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­x-Atheists/events/219464915/ When : Sunday, January 2 Randy W. Jan 8, 2015 12:39 PM
Secular Convention Program - The planning committee for the Texas Secular Coalition convention coming up Feb 27 -29 in Austin is looking for someone who can put a convention program together - probably using either Publisher or Adobe - by the end of January.  It will likely be fo Randy W. Dec 29, 2014 5:06 PM
Your Solstice Tickets - If you purchased your solstice party tickets on line at your name and number of tickets will be on a prepaid list to be checked off at the door on the day of the party.  You will not receive an actual ticket or confirmation. Randy W. Dec 17, 2014 9:05 PM
DEADLINE TO PURCHASE SOLSTICE PARTY TICKETS IS TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT!!! - Purchase your tickets at or attend our Wednesday night social at J. Gilligans and purchase a ticket from Tuesday Morris, Randy Word, or Terry McDonald. Solstice party is on Saturday, December 20th at 11:00 am located at th Tuesday M. Dec 17, 2014 2:46 PM
Re: [atheists-578] DEADLINE - SOLSTICE PARTY TICKET SALES - Randy W. Dec 17, 2014 9:08 AM
RE: [atheists-578] DEADLINE - SOLSTICE PARTY TICKET SALES - Are there actual tickets to print off, or will our information be at the door? Catherine Catherine P. Dec 16, 2014 4:33 PM
DEADLINE - SOLSTICE PARTY TICKET SALES -   THERE IS A DEADLINE TO PURCHASE SOLSTICE PARTY TICKETS! Tickets will NOT be sold after midnight on DEC. 17. Terry M. Dec 15, 2014 2:23 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Solstice Party Update - They will be emailed t Randy W. Dec 10, 2014 3:49 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Solstice Party Update - How do those who have purchased tickets g james C W. Dec 9, 2014 4:18 PM
Solstice Party Update - Here are the final details for the solstice party.  Ticket sales will not be available at the door.  See below for details. When -  Dec 20th from 11AM until 4PM Randy W. Dec 9, 2014 3:56 PM
Ticket Sales for the Solstice Party Will End On December 17th!!! - You must purchase a ticket to attend the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens event. You can buy your tickets online at or come to one of our Wednesday night J. Gilligan's socials and buy one from our officers: Tuesday Morris, Randy Tuesday M. Dec 1, 2014 9:25 PM
Solstice Party Details - When - Dec 20th from 11AM until 4PM Where - Fort Worth Botanical Gardens - meeting room in main building Tickets available on line at or can be purchased from any MA officer ($12 per adult and $6 for k Randy W. Dec 1, 2014 5:45 PM
Meetup details changed: The Colin Sewards Memorial Solstice Gala - AFTER PARTY DETAILS FOR THE SOLSTICE GALA! The after party will be held directly after the solstice gala. It will be located at: Radisson Hotel 2540 Meacham Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76 Tuesday M. Nov 17, 2014 4:45 PM
Meetup details changed: The Colin Sewards Memorial Solstice Gala - BREAKING NEWS!!! Sam Singleton will be doing an all age appropriate performance at the solstice gala!   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Tuesday M. Nov 15, 2014 5:02 PM
Secular Coalition of Texas -   For those of you who might be interested!! Secular Texas and Secular Coalition for Texas are hosting the Texas Secular Convention which will be held Feb. 28 to March 1, 2015 in Austin. We will be hold Randy W. Oct 16, 2014 6:03 PM
Meetup details changed: CANCELLED - State Senate Dist. 10 Candidate Forum - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­x-Atheists/events/210764162/ When : Monday, October 6 Randy W. Oct 2, 2014 8:03 PM
Meetup details changed: March in the Arlington 4th of July Parade! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­x-Atheists/events/186686862/ When : Friday, July 4, 20 Terry M. Jun 26, 2014 4:50 PM
exchange students - Some high school students from China are coming to Fort Worth to study at All Saints' Episcopal School.  These students, although attending an Episcopal school, are coming over from China and mostly identify as non-reli Randy W. Jun 9, 2014 2:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Atheist Day At Scarborough Fair - We will be meeting inside the main entrance of the Fair tomorrow at 1:00 pm to have lunch together!     I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Tuesday M. May 9, 2014 9:42 AM
Media Opportunity - Read the following - it is interesting and maybe an opportunity for media exposure. Have you lived your entire life devoted to your spiritual beliefs? Do you constantly find yourself following along with your religious order Randy W. Feb 13, 2014 5:07 PM
Bus Mtg Change - FEN(Final Exit Network) has cancelled their planned presentation at the Metroplex Atheists bus mtg this Sunday, Jan 19th. Randy W. Jan 16, 2014 9:26 AM
protest - flower mound - Daniel Moran for Texas House 63 Campaign Moran for Texas campaign invites public to protest Flower Mound “Year of the Bible” proclamation   FLOWER MOUND – The Moran for Texas campaign invites the public t Randy W. Jan 14, 2014 10:01 AM
Year of the bible - Flower Mound - In case you haven't heard the mayor of Flower Mound is using his official position as a Christian pulpit by declaring 2014 "the year of the bible" in Flower Mound and endorsing a Christian web site that provides this service for the city.  The Freedom Randy W. Jan 5, 2014 9:56 AM
Re: [atheists-578] Guest Speaker -­x-Atheists/events/158139972/ On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Amanda H Will C. Jan 3, 2014 6:06 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Guest Speaker - Where is this meeting going to take place? On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 9:39 AM, Randy Word < randywrd@yahoo. Amanda H. Jan 3, 2014 10:59 AM
Guest Speaker - Jim Chastain of FEN(Final Exit Network) will be speaking at the MA monthly business meeting on Sunday Jan 19th.  Everyone is welcome. Randy W. Jan 1, 2014 9:38 AM
MA Garage Sale - Metroplex Atheists is holding a garage sale at the Morris Residence, 4532 Quarry Circle, Fort Worth, Texas from 7AM - 3PM on Saturday, Jan 11, 2014. Please donate your unwanted items for our garage sale, and/or come and help out on the day of the sale Randy W. Dec 30, 2013 2:25 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Another MA Milestone - Since I've been open about my views, I've noticed so many of my peers that have the same views. I think the change is coming with my generation que Sarah B. Dec 26, 2013 6:58 PM
MA Milstone Correction - My numbers were way off.  We actually had 181 Meetup joins in 2013 and 178 in 2012.  Much better than previously reported.  The growth rate for 2013 was closer to 25%.  Awesome. Randy W. Dec 26, 2013 12:22 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Another MA Milestone - I have not been to ANY meetings. But feel very strong about the wonderful work and engagement that this group brings. I am a supporter just unable to attend. ......yet. Thank you for being the equalizer when Texas goes religious crazy. gary b. Dec 26, 2013 12:21 PM
Another MA Milestone - We now have 701 people signed up for Metroplex Atheists Meetup.  If my math is close we had at least 100 sign up this year(2013) which amounts to a growth rate of about 15% for the year.  We had about the same growth in 2012.  This is phenomenal. Randy W. Dec 26, 2013 12:15 PM
Meetup details changed: RESERVATIONS FOR CAMPING REQUIRED TODAY FOR SOLSTICE PARTY - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­x-Atheists/events/149695772/ When : Saturday, December Terry M. Dec 5, 2013 10:38 AM
RE: [atheists-578] solstice party bake sale - Tuesday M. Dec 5, 2013 8:39 AM
Re: [atheists-578] solstice party bake sale - Cedar Hill State Park - see our web site - Randy W. Dec 4, 2013 1:02 PM
Re: [atheists-578] solstice party bake sale - Where is the solstice party taking place? On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Randy Word < randywrd@yahoo.c Amanda H. Dec 4, 2013 11:09 AM
solstice party bake sale - We need volunteers to take money at the bake sale table at the solstice party on Dec 14th.  The bake sale will begin about 10 or 11AM and go until about 4PM.  We will work in 1hour shifts so everyone can enjoy the rest of the party.  Please reply to Randy W. Dec 4, 2013 9:35 AM
Solstice Party/Camping - Only one person has reserved a campsite so far for the solstice party weekend of the 13/14 of Dec.  If you want to camp on Friday and/or Saturday night you need to reserve a campsite at before the end of day on Dec 5th. Randy W. Dec 2, 2013 5:08 PM
Re: [atheists-578] church/state - It is reprehensible how adults feed religion to children (I was one of them). Just today, I was watching some little kids play, and I thought Scott K. Nov 1, 2013 9:05 PM
Fw: Invitation to all Metroplex Atheists - .hmmessage P { PADDING-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 0px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING- Terry M. Nov 1, 2013 12:40 PM
Re: [atheists-578] church/state - Public schools and child evangelism. Proselytizing between adults is one thing, but using public facilities to indoctrinate children is heinous. This is how all of those tax-free c Gretchen B. Oct 31, 2013 11:30 PM
Adopt-A-Hwy - Reminder - our quarterly highway clean up is scheduled for 10AM this Sunday on David Blvd in NRH Randy W. Oct 25, 2013 9:18 AM
Re: [atheists-578] church/state - This is violation of the First Amendment, plain and simple. Taxing churches and other religious "nonprofit" organizations that hold exemption Scott K. Oct 23, 2013 7:39 AM
church/state - Check out #3 - they should not be using these facilities for free!! NTM all of the others... ht Libba Oct 22, 2013 10:10 AM
FTW Gay Pride Parade Volunteers - MA will have a table in the after-parade party area this year near the bandstand.  We will be doing "hug an atheist" for $1 to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, handing out MA brochures and membership forms, handing out Secular Coalit Randy W. Sep 28, 2013 1:50 PM
Cancer fight - Metroplex Atheists is raising money for a very important cause, through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk:  finding better treatments and cures for blood cancers so patients can live better, longer lives. Our goal is $2,500 an Randy W. Sep 27, 2013 10:35 AM
Re: [atheists-578] Fort Worth Gay Pride Parade - Saturday, October 6­013.html See you there!! On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 a Libba Sep 20, 2013 5:10 AM
RE: [atheists-578] Fort Worth Gay Pride Parade - Gabriele G. Sep 20, 2013 12:48 AM
Fort Worth Gay Pride Parade - You guys! This is so awesome! PLEASE INVITE EVERYONE YOU KNOW to participate or line the streets! We can make a huge difference in Tarrant County by supporting this event. We will, once again, use Randy Word's truck as a support vehic Randy W. Sep 19, 2013 5:15 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Museum Visit - Anyone interested in meeting us there, please PM me on Facebook or send me an email. On Facebook I am called "Andrew user 9. Sep 19, 2013 2:26 AM
Museum Visit - Everyone invited - the Abilene Atheist Community's trip to Perot Museum in Dallas is this UPCOMING Sunday 22 September. We will be entering museum around 12 noon. Anyone is welcome to join us. Tickets are entry time-specific with a Randy W. Sep 18, 2013 1:14 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Northwest ISD - On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 5:18 PM, Randy Word < [address removed] > wrote: Whitney Sep 17, 2013 7:18 AM
Re: [atheists-578] Northwest ISD - I am an interested member, but I have been incredibly bogged down between college, 3 deaths in the family in the past 5 months, moving to south Garland, a new job, and starting Secular Student Alliance at Richland. I will be more involved a JD S. Sep 16, 2013 10:43 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Northwest ISD - 2 Sent from ashy's iPhone On Sep 16, 2013, at 5:18 PM, Randy Word < randywrd@yahoo Ashley H. Sep 16, 2013 7:45 PM
Northwest ISD - Metroplex Atheists if trying to get a head count of any of our members(anyone receiving this email) who reside in Northwest ISD and/or have children enrolled in any grade at any school in the district.  We don't need names just a count so please reply Randy W. Sep 16, 2013 5:21 PM
Northwest ISD - Metroplex Atheists is trying to get a head count of our members(anyone who gets this message) who either reside in Northwest ISD and/or have children attending any grade in the NorthWest ISD at any school in the district.  We don't need names, only a Randy W. Sep 16, 2013 5:18 PM
Secular Coalition Agenda - Attention - Anyone can call in who wants to learn more.   Secular Coalition for TEXAS Conference Call Randy W. Sep 9, 2013 4:09 PM
Correction-Secular Coalition - The Secular Coalition of Texas conference call starts at 6:00PM NOT 6:30PM and it is over at 6:30.  See previous email. Randy W. Sep 7, 2013 4:29 PM
Call to Action - The DFWCoR has endorsed the Secular Coalition of Texas and since MA is a DFWCoR affiliate we are supporting this effort and we need more volunteers.  Anyone can call into the teleconference to learn more - info below.   Randy W. Sep 7, 2013 12:59 PM
Join Metroplex Atheist's Light the Night Walk Team and Help Save Lives - We're forming a team for Light The Night Walk and we hope you'll join us.  Light The Night Walk is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's evening walk and fundraising event.  It is the nation's night to pay tribute and bring hope to thousands of peopl Randy W. Sep 3, 2013 3:45 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Camp Quest - Sure!! Will do. On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Randy Word < [address removed] > Libba Sep 2, 2013 6:25 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Camp Quest - No, can you do it? Randy Randy W. Sep 2, 2013 2:04 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Camp Quest - Have you posted this in DFW Atheists or Atheist 411 on facebook?  On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 9:36 AM, Randy Word < Libba Sep 2, 2013 11:02 AM
Camp Quest - Camp Quest is looking for a CPA to help them manage their funds, expenses and tax forms.  Is their anyone with these skills out there who would be willing to volunteer to help out?  Contact is Don Lewellyn at Randy W. Sep 2, 2013 9:36 AM
Need your help -   WE NEED MORE PARTICIPATION IN THE JULY 4TH PARADE! At present we have only 16 people responding with a positive RSVP (removing duplicates from Metroplex Atheists and Fellowshop of Freethought). We're not going to make much of Terry M. Jul 1, 2013 3:18 PM
Rowlett Council Prayers - Please come join us tomorrow(Tuesday) at 7:30PM to support us in challenging the Rowlett City Council practice of opening their public meetings with a Christian prayer.  There will be several Rowlett atheists and a couple of MA officers speaking at th Randy W. Apr 1, 2013 7:47 PM
Billboard - American Atheists needs a photo of the new billboard that just went up today at the corner of Peak Street and I30 in Dallas.  Can someone who lives in that area take a picture and send it to me - [address removed]?   Randy W. Mar 4, 2013 2:12 PM
New meetup group -     I'm very pleased to announce the formation of a new organization in the area: Black Nonbelievers of Dallas. BNOD will operate at present as a subgroup under the leadership of Alix Jules and the Fellowship of Freethought. You ca Randy W. Feb 20, 2013 10:47 AM
(no subject) - Randy W. Feb 17, 2013 4:35 AM
MA kickball/volleyball -   Larry Brandt is forming a MA volleyball and/or kick ball team.  Each team is around $225, so that would be divided evenly amongst the number of players.  Seems like it would be a fun social thing to do as a group. Kickball R Randy W. Jan 31, 2013 8:28 AM
RE: [atheists-578] North Texas Secular Convention - I'll be there with Brother Sam--you bet! Cari Jan 7, 2013 6:38 PM
North Texas Secular Convention - The secular students in DFW have been hard at work getting the 2013 North Texas Secular Convention awesome and ready to go!  This year's convention will be at the University of Texas at Dallas on February 8-10 . On Friday (2/8 Randy W. Jan 7, 2013 3:54 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Re: [atheists-578] - Re: [atheists-578] Re: [atheists-578] More likely his Yahoo email account got hacked and everyone in his address book is getting spammed. He probably isn̵ Donn B. Dec 30, 2012 5:01 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Re: [atheists-578] - Someone got his meetup account stolen, so a spammer is using it to send out scam web addresses. I'd fix it, but I'm not a moderator. On Sunday, December 30, 2012, Libba wrote: John H. Dec 30, 2012 4:10 PM
Re: [atheists-578] Re: [atheists-578] - Spam. Ignore and delete. Sent from Carl's Carl W. Dec 30, 2012 3:17 PM
Re: [atheists-578] - What is this??? On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Michael Martinez < [address removed] > wrote: Libba Dec 30, 2012 3:05 PM

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