Called to Love Workshop

Called to Love Workshop

WhenSaturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Called To Love!
Making Our UMC’s Safe Places for Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Persons
Saturday October 1      10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Eugene FUMC
Saturday October 22    10:00 a.m. -  2:00 p.m.  Albany FUMC

You and your church can help save lives!
Come and find out how your warm welcome and acceptance can make all the difference to gender-nonconforming young people, adults and their families.
This practical workshop is being offered by our annual conference to help us focus our ministries with those who all too often experience rejection.

“Called to Love!” will help you and your church be better informed and resource you to be more hospitable.
Are you trying to imagine a welcoming statement that would work for your congregation?
Are you feeling called to open your heart and draw the circle just a bit wider?
Do you want to help provide a healthier and safer environment in your ministry setting?
Then this workshop is for you!!  Register now and bring your pastor and other church leaders.
Leaders for this event will be Revs. Jim and Bonnie Parr Philipson, retired Oregon-Idaho clergy.
Registration deadlines: Monday Sept. 26 for Eugene and Monday October 17 for Albany
Cost is $10 per person and covers lunch and materials.
Child care for younger children (up to age 8) will be provided upon request if made when you register.  If your child will be coming more than an hour late you must let us know.

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