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Join us for two free webinars hosted by the Church of the Crossroads (Honolulu) and the “All are Welcome at the Table” task force of the Justice and Witness Missional Team of the Hawaii Conference UCC, exploring the extension of extravagant welcome to LGBTQ persons in our Christian churches.
Programs will be via Zoom, including local speakers, resources, and discussion.
Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2pm:
The Bible + LGBTQ = Inclusive Christianity:
Exploring the Bible’s extravagant welcome and God’s love for all, via historical & cultural analysis, sharing major Biblical themes of hospitality and inclusivity, and enlightened understanding of the few verses mis-used to stigmatize LGBTQ persons.
Presenters: Ellen Godbey Carson, Chaplain MacArthur Flournoy, Kahu David Baumgart Turner
Sunday, Feb. 27 at 2pm:
Why Creating an LGBTQ Welcoming Church Matters.
LGBTQ and straight church members will share diverse perspectives on how LGBTQ welcoming churches have changed lives and enhanced the future of our churches. Learn why a clear statement of welcome and inclusion makes a difference.
Presenters include Ellen Godbey Carson & Chaplain MacArthur Flournoy.