top
San Francisco
San Francisco
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
View other events for the week of 5/30/2008
Creating LGBT-affirming Asian Pacific Islander Ministries: a Training Retreat for Asian Pa
Date Friday May 30
Time 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Location Details
Mercy Center (near SFO airport)
2300 Adeline
Burlingame, CA 94010
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorElizabeth Leung
Emaileleung [at] clgs.org
Address1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
May 30 (Friday, 6 pm) - June 1, 2008 (Sunday, 3 pm)
Mercy Center, 2300 Adeline, Burlingame, CA 94010 (near SFO airport)

· Celebrate and worship together
· Deepen community & strengthen regional connections
· Hear visions, strategies, and learnings from different regions
· Training in Bible/religion, cultural issues and resources, gender and sexuality, e.g. Understanding Asian Christian Conservative Voices, How Different API Cultures View Homosexuality, Transgender Travelogue, Queering the Bible, Let's Talk about Sex, Resources for Congregational Education, and more!!!

N.B. This retreat focuses on creating LGBT-affirming ministries within the cultural framework of API communities. It will not address how faith communities can become multicultural when LGBT concerns seem to be the wedge issue.

Registration fee (to defray cost of single occupancy room, board, and program)

Early Bird (by Mar 20) - $100; Regular (Mar 21-Apr 20) - $110

Limited scholarships available. For further questions, please contact Elizabeth Leung eleung [at] psr.edu

Register now at http://www.NetRJ.org

P.S. Because a major goal of this retreat is community building, we strongly encourage all participants to stay overnight. Please let us know if you will not be able to stay both nights, or if you will not be eating all meals at Mercy Center.

Sponsored by the Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies in Religion & Ministry (http://www.CLGS.org) and jointly coordinated by CLGS and the PANA Institute (http://www.PANAinstitute.org)
Added to the calendar on Thursday Mar 20th, 2008 6:14 PM

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

donate now

$ 176.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network