Monday, September 25, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Education Beyond the Walls at Austin Seminary 
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary 

Conversations in Wellbeing with Rev. Dr. Phil Helsel
and Rev. Dr. Cody J. Sanders 

LGBTQ+ people are a gift to the communities in which they belong. While many churches and denominations have been on long journeys toward affirmation for LGBTQ+ people, this webinar invites participants to consider what comes just beyond affirmation and inclusion in order to cultivate a deep sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ people in congregations and communities, and to imagine ways of institutionalizing commitments to wellbeing and justice for LGBTQ+ people. The conversation with Rev. Dr. Sanders is rooted in a practical theological orientation to this exploration, asking what LGBTQ+ lived experience can teach us all about cultivating communities of care and justice, and how our theological commitments of affirmation can be shaped into practices of belonging that benefit entire communities committed to LGBTQ+ wellbeing.