Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 9:00 am
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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