Bring our "Faithful Conversations" program to your congregation Help bring the Freedom to Marry to Oregon
Our program is "cafeteria-style" and built to suit the needs your congregation or group. Sample program components include:
Coming Out as a Person of Faith Exhibit The COPF exhibit is a multi-media project revealing the experiences, stories, and perspectives of clergy, parents of gay and lesbians, and LGBT couples of faith who support the freedom to marry
My UU Faith and the Freedom to Marry Explore the historical and theological roots of Unitarian Universalism’s support for the freedom to marry. In this adult religious exploration workshop participants will be guided in deepening their personal theologies of love, marriage and family Faithful Conversation Training Participants will learn how to gracefully engage members of their congregation, friends, family, and neighbors in conversation. Studies in Washington and Minnesota have shown this is one of the most powerful tools for opening hearts and minds about the freedom to marry
Sunday Service - Freedom to Marry From a prophetic vision once shared by only a few, the marriage movement has gained momentum. UUs have been standing on the side of love from the beginning. What moves us to support of the Freedom to Marry? What is our role here and now?
Panel Discussions - Creating Space for Faith Traditions Together Interfaith panels are a great way to further the conversation on the Freedom to Marry. We will work with you to find representatives from faith traditions in your community who will come to your location to share their stories and dialog with your faith community and guests.
Letter to the Editor Toolkit Publicly share your faith community’s support of the freedom to marry though Letters to the Editor. Learn how to best express and share your story of support.
Collect Signatures for the Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Initiative Receive training and see how this essential tool of democracy works in action
Most workshops run as 2 hour module. These can be combined for a 1/2 day program.