Film Series Explores Intersection of LGBT Community & Religion

Queering the Faith is a film series exploring the intersection of the LGBTQ Community and Religion.

Film include:
Fish Out of Water
Sunday, June 12
Examines what the Bible says about homosexuality
First United Methodist Church
29 E Walnut St., Lancaster

Trembling Before G-d
Sunday, July 17
Orthodox Jews reconciling their sexuality and their faith
Congregation Shaarai Shomayim
75 E James St., Lancaster

A Jihad for Love
Sunday, Aug. 21
From the heart of Islam, stories of lesbian and gay Muslims
First Reformed Church UCC
40 E Orange St., Lancaster

For the Bible Tells Me So
Sunday, Sept. 25
Christianity, homosexuality and the family
First Presbyterian Church
140 E Orange St., Lancaster

Town Hall Discussion: From Dialogue to Action
Sunday, Oct. 30
First United Methodist Church
29 E Walnut St., Lancaster
Facilitated public discussion of the films with a panel featuring speakers from a diversity of religious & institutional perspectives on how to build interfaith dialogue into local action.

These sessions feature films of specific faith
traditions. A discussion follows each, examining
how the film relates to the LGBTQ community
and faith. This series is sponsored by
Embrace, a Lancaster group promoting dialogue and
assisting individuals, faith communities, and organizations in their growth to affirm
and welcome lesbian, gay, bi-, trans-, and other queer folk and their allies.

Info –
or follow Embrace Lancaster on Facebook.


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