Sorry about the name mixup on the friend request. Sending the invitation to a lot of people can sometimes cause accidents like that. But it would still be great if you could make it, Joe! Think about it. :)
Check out the groups for Minnesota on Atheist Nexus and you may also be interested in the Former Christians and Recovering Catholics Groups. And you may be interested to know that Dan Barker is coming to Duluth MN October 4th. and in St Cloud Feb 2010.