UCC Open and Affirming Webinars Announced

UCC Open and Affirming Webinars Announced

The Open and Affirming Coalition of the UCC is offering four webinars this Fall for present and hopeful ONA congregations. Learn how an ONA process can build consensus and revive energy for mission and ministry! Webinar facilitator is Andy Lang, Executive Director of the UCC Open and Affirming Coalition, the largest movement of LGBTQ-affirming churches in the world.

ONA 101: How an ONA Journey can Revive Your Church For congregations that are not yet ONA, this webinar will help you design an ONA process that builds consensus and reduces the risk of conflict. Tuesday, Oct. 26 & Thursday, Nov. 4, 7 PM

ONA and the Bible: How Scripture can Open Doors to an ONA Commitment 
Just seven short texts in scripture are sometimes an obstacle for congregations on their journey towards an Open and Affirming covenant. But there are more than 31,000 verses in your Bible! What does the Bible teach about our relationships with God and each other? Tuesday, Nov. 2 & Thursday, Nov. 11, 7 PM

One to one Conversations About ONA: Tools for Building Consensus in Your Church 
“1-to-1 Conversations” is a model that engages members of the congregation in the ONA process and reduces the risk of miscommunication and conflict. Facilitated by The Rev. Vicki Wunsch. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 7 PM

ONA Next: Best Practices from Thriving ONA Churches ONA congregations that are visible and public in their commitment to inclusion can grow in numbers and spirit. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 7 PM

Seasons Pass: Special pricing for all four webinars 
$95/1-3 participants  $145/4 or more participants

Questions? Contact ed@openandaffirming.org

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