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SAVE THE DATE!!!    ----     SATURDAY, MAY 4 

 

 

Open Dialogue, Open Doors:

Welcoming Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons in the United Methodist Church

 

A Workshop Sponsored by Virginia Reconciling United Methodists (VRUM)

 

 

Saturday, May 4

9:30am to 4:30pm

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

Charlottesville, Virginia

 

 

Cost: $25, includes continental breakfast and lunch

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Marilyn Alexander

Executive Director, Reconciling Ministries Network, Chicago, IL

Co-Author, We Were Baptized Too: Claiming God’s Grace for Lesbians and Gays

 

 

 

3 Breakout Sessions – Choose Among Following Topics:


§      Welcoming or Reconciling – How to Become a More Open Church

§      The Bible and Homosexuality

§      What Will We Tell the Children? (for parents on talking to kids and youth)

§      All Our Sons and Daughters (for parents of gays and lesbians)

§      Pastoral Ministry to Gay & Lesbian Persons and their Families

§      Staying Spiritually Healthy in Our Church (affirming GLBT persons)

§      Conflict – Dealing with Fears and Questions


 

 

Registration Information

 

Please download the following letter, agenda and registration form and mail in to VRUM c/o James S. Barthmaier; 5375 Duke Street # 1106, Alexandria, VA  22304.

 

These are available in 3 formats: Microsoft Word, Word Perfect and Adobe Acrobat.

 

Microsoft Word

Word Perfect

Adobe Acrobat

Letter

Letter

Letter

Agenda and Speakers

Agenda and Speakers

Agenda and Speakers

Registration Form

Registration Form

Registration Form