Share the Love of Christ with All!

Lutherans Talk about.....

….Scripture and LGBTQIA+

….Marriage and LGBTQIA+

….Ordination and LGBTQIA+

LED BY: Pastor Jean Larson and the IMLU RIC team (Susannah Murphy, Linda Redfern, Kevin Papp, Pastor Molly)

In just the past 20 years, the culture has changed in perspective, practices, laws and language in how we live together as people of varying sexual orientations and gender identities. You may view these changes as welcome and wonderful, confusing or even alarming. This 3-part educational series studies scripture, Lutheran interpretation, and cultural practices regarding marriage, ordination, and welcoming and including people of varying sexual orientations and gender identities in the church.

Session 1: Lutherans Talk about Scripture and LGBTQIA+

Session 1: How Lutherans Interpret Scriptures and the Essential Stories of the OT

Session 2: Lutherans Talk about Scripture- New Testament

Session 2: Lutherans Talk about.... New Testament Stories

Session 3: Lutherans talk about Marriage and Ordination

Session 3: Marriage, Ordination, and Summary

Session 2: Biblical Texts