South Newbury Union Church

launches Open and Affirming Process

Our congregation is about to begin a process enabling us to discern if we want to be an "Open and Affirming" congregation of the United Church of Christ.  "Open and Affirming" (also known as "ONA") designates congregations who seek to be fully welcoming and inclusive of all persons, in particular people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer.  This process has been authorized by our Deacon Board and will be supported by ONA resources from the New Hampshire Conference and the ONA Coalition of the UCC.  

Open and Affirming Learning Opportunity March 16, 6:30 via zoom

Join us with special guest, the Rev Ken Ehkre, pastor of Embrace UCC in Texas, as we explore Equal Marriage --affording the same access to the rite of marriage to same-sex couples as for straight couples.  

This zoom meeting will require registration.  Please send an email by clicking the button below.  you will receive registration in a return email.  The purpose of registration is to ensure a truly safe space for sharing our concerns and our questions.  

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