*** THIS IS OUR FINAL 3RD SUNDAY MEETING IN THIS LOCATION. PLEASE SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS OF JANUARY 2015 MEETING***
PFLAG will host a support group meeting at our regular 3rd Sunday meeting. If you are the parent of a lesbian, gay, bi or trans child or an LGBT person yourself, you are welcome to attend! We share our stories but do not counsel. Everything that is said within the group remains confidential. We begin promptly at 2:30pm.
Entry to the PFLAG meeting is from the building behind the church. From Peachtree Street or Juniper St, please walk halfway down 5th street to find our entrance from the parking lot.
When: Sunday, December 21, 2014 02:30 pm – 4:00pm
Where: St. Mark United Methodist Church (UMC) Church Bldg (entry from halfway down 5th St)
Free and plentiful parking is available in the St. Mark UMC on-site parking lot. Traffic is generally very light in town on Sunday afternoons. Look for signs to indicate parking locations during PFLAG meeting times. Parking entry from 5th street (elderly/disabled parking only) and from Juniper south of 5th St (general parking).
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A Kentucky farmer, essayist, writer, and activist, sometimes described as a modern-day Thoreau, criticizes theological strategies used to marginalize gays.
Christian opponents to same-sex marriage want the government to treat homosexuals as a special category of persons subject to discrimination, similar to the way that African-Americans and women were categorized in the past, cultural and economic critic Wendell Berry told Baptist ministers in Kentucky Jan. 11.
Berry, a prolific author of books, poems and essays who won the National Humanities Medal in 2010 and was 2012 Jefferson lecturer for the National Endowment for the Humanities, offered “a sort of general declaration” on the subject of gay marriage at a “Following the Call of the Church in Times Like These” conference at Georgetown College. Berry said he chose to comment publicly to elaborate on what little he has said about the topic in the past.
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Link to this article: http://www.pflagatl.org/2013/01/wendell-berry-expounds-on-gay-marriage-abp-news/