Archive for October, 1999

Opening the Gates of Heaven: Asian Pacific Gay and Lesbian Christians and Our Churches

Buena Vista Church, Alameda

Buena Vista Church, Alameda

API Gay & Lesbian Christians and Our Churches

Learn, listen and dialogue about the opening of Asian Pacific American congregations to Gay and Lesbian Christians. 

Join us for an all day workshop for individuals and congregations seeking to learn more and dialogue about the acceptance and understanding of gay and lesbian Christians in our Asian Pacific American congregations. The event will examine the cultural and biblical factors that often create barriers to acceptance, and culturally appropriate models of promoting understanding.

Saturday, October 30, 1999, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Buena Vista United Methodist Church, 2311 Buena Vista, Alameda, CA

Featuring Prof. Jeffrey Kuan, biblical studies professor at the Pacific School of Religion presenting on the Bible, Gays and Lesbians, and Asian Pacific Culture. Plus, video presentation, personal stories and sharing on family, culture and the church.

An event sponsored by the Pacific Asian Center for Theology and Strategies (PACTS). PACTS is an ecumenical and interfaith network that seeks to promote the dialogue and development of Pacific and Asian American religious reflection and societal action.

Event is open to all lay persons, clergy and youth. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and talk about these issues from a faith and Asian Pacific cultural perspective! Please invite a friend!

1999 Gates of Heaven

Gates of Heaven 1999