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Becoming an Affirming Congregation: Listening to Ancient and Contemporary Voices on Sexuality and Theology

Four one-hour sessions in November by Zoom on Tuesdays at either 10 am or 7 pm.

Session 1November 10 (10 am or 7 pm)

·       What does it mean for First Met to become affirming?

·       What do the letters LGBTQ2IA stand for?

·       An introduction to “queer theology” and the biblical story of Joseph

Session 2November 17 (10 am or 7 pm)

Biblical “Texts of Terror”

·       Sodom and Gomorrah

·       St. Paul’s list of sins

Session 3November 24 (10 am or 7 pm)

·       United Church resources since the 1980’s

·       More about what “trans” means with Mark Green

Session 4December 1 (10 am or 7 pm)

·       Laments and rejoicing

·       What next?

To take part in any or all of these sessions, please let Shelagh Mackinnon know before the date and time so that she can send you a Zoom invitation:

Her email is [email protected]