Recalling that the Pool of Bethesda was one of the locations where Jesus performed a miracle of healing, our ministry strives to heal those in the LGBTQI community who have been hurt by the church as well as those who through hardness of heart oppose the full inclusion of LGBTQI members in the body of Christ. Water also provides a very strong metaphor and reminds us to honor our Baptismal Covenant of upholding the dignity of every human being.
To bear witness of the love of God in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania by ministering to the needs within our parishes to demonstrate God’s love for our LGBTQ brothers and sisters.
Please visit our Pool of Bethesda table at the 25th Pride Festival of Central PA
Saturday, July 29, 2017
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Riverfront Park, Harrisburg, PA
Admission Fee $10
Children 12 and under are Free
For more information, click here.
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us by Kate Bornstein
Microagressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation by Derald Wing Sue
Defrocked: How A Father’s Act of Love Shook the United Methodist Church by Franklyn Schaefer
Bisexuality: Making the Invisible Visible in Faith Communities by Marie Alford-Harkey
God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines
The Church and the Homosexual by John J. McNeill
Hounded by God, A Gay Man's Journey to Self-Acceptance, Love, and Relationship by Joseph Gentilini
Radical Love, An Introduction to Queer Theology by Patrick S. Cheng
Rainbow Theology by Patrick S. Cheng
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