Advancing LGBTQ Inclusion in the Church

The Reformation Project Offering an 8 Week Study Group for Christian Parents of LGBTQ Children


Dates: July 30-September 23, 2023

(Dates for the next 8-week course will be posted when available) 

The Reformation Project-Advancing LGBTQ Inclusion in the Church  is offering an 8-week program for Christian parents seeking to reconcile their love for their LGBTQ child with their love for the Bible and faith in Jesus Christ.

This program includes a close look at biblical teaching on topics like marriage, gender, and sexual ethics and offers an opportunity for parents to discuss these topics within a group of other parents who are on a similar journey.

Each week, parents will be provided with resources to aid their exploration of that week’s topic along with thoughts for personal reflection and questions for online discussion. Over the course of these eight weeks, there will also be four virtual gatherings on Zoom, providing an opportunity for face-to-face dialogue and mutual support.

Week 1 – July 30-August 5 – Going Back to the Gospel

Week 2 – August 6-12 – The Basics of Biblical Interpretation

Saturday, August 12 – First Zoom Gathering (1-3 pm Central)

Week 3 – August 13-19 – Good Reasons for Reexamining our Interpretation of the Bible

Week 4 – August 20-26 – Biblical Texts on Same-Sex Relationships

Saturday, August 26 – Second Zoom Gathering( 3-5pm Central)

Week 5 – August 27-September 2  – Biblical Teaching on Marriage and Sexual Ethics

Week 6 – September 3-9 – The Bible and Gender

Saturday, September 9 – Third Zoom Gathering (1-3pm Central)

Week 7 – September 10-16 – The Inclusive Trajectory of Scripture

Week 8 – September 17-23 – Extending the Grace You Have Received

Saturday, September 23 – Final Zoom Gathering (1-3pm Central)