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September 2013

Friday 27

Ministry and Liturgy for Same-Gender-Loving Couples

Lifelong Learning

9:00 am

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Because of a generous grant from the Carpenter Foundation we are able to reduce the registration fee for this workshop to $25. Register today and tell your friends!

Date: September 27
Registration Fee: $75 $25
Registration Deadline: September 17

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While debate continues in some faith communities as to the appropriateness or permissibility of religious blessing of same-sex couples’ unions, many faith communities have for years embraced the love of all couples who understand themselves to be called to a spiritual union. Few ministers, however, have had the opportunity to learn about providing pastoral support and inspirational liturgy for same-sex couples. Without such training, they borrow from methods they learned for opposite-sex couples, sometimes in ways that are effective, and sometimes in ways that undercut the significant obstacles same-sex couples continue to face. In this day-long workshop participants will be introduced to methods and resources that will enable them to minster effectively and faithfully with same-sex couples as they consider and prepare for marriage or the blessing of their union.

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Last day to drop classes

Academic

4:00 pm

Drop Forms due in Registrar’s Office. Forms must be postmarked by this date, after which no tuition refunds will be given.

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