Moral Crisis in the Church: Discussion with Dr. Dorothee Benz

Event time: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ ), Latourette Hall See map
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

This February 23-26, the United Methodist Church will gather its international legislative body in St. Louis for a special session that could decide the future of the denomination. This session has been called specifically to address the church’s moral impasse regarding its current discrimination against LGBTQ people. Join us as Yale Divinity School invites international UMC leaders to discuss the upcoming gathering.

Join us for dinner and discussion with Dr. Benz, national leader, organizer, and strategist for the LGBTQ+ equality movement in the UMC. Dr. Benz will explore the theory behind a movement. What has influenced decisions to use various strategies, including civil disobedience, storytelling, and political organizing?

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