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Gathering Voices: Extending the table

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De Montfort University

Hugh Aston Building

Leicester

LE2 7BY

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A day conference exploring how to help our churches progress towards a ‘radical new Christian inclusion’ for LGBT+ people

"any person regardless of sexuality or gender identity will find our local church to be a place of welcome, embrace, inclusion, affirmation and sanctuary."

Oasis Foundation Open Church Charter.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Luke Dowding, newly appointed Executive Director of OneBodyOneFaith - Welcome, hospitality and LGBT people seeking refuge and asylum
  • Dr Carol Shepherd, Research Fellow at the University of Winchester - We Need To Talk About Bi: The subject the Church and LGBT+ groups keep ignoring

Workshops (subject to change)

  • The Bible, welcome and hospitality
  • The Equality Act and religious exemptions
  • LGBT people seeking refuge and asylum
  • Bisexual Christian experiences
  • How families cope with having a transgender relative
  • Creating safe sacred spaces for LGBT+ Christians

Marketplace stalls for LGBT+ Christian groups

The ticket price also includes lunch, and morning and afternoon refreshments.

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De Montfort University

Hugh Aston Building

Leicester

LE2 7BY

United Kingdom

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