How do questions about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage fit within the bigger picture of the good news of Jesus Christ?
What does it mean to live in love and faith together as a Church?
The Living in Love and Faith project is the Church of England’s national process asking individuals, parishes, deaneries and communities to reflect on matters related to sexuality, gender and relationships. The Church of England have produced and introductory video (click here) and a podcast (click here) if you want to find out more.
The Deanery is running the Living in Love and Faith course which aims to help us think more deeply about what it means to be human and about how to live in love and faith. This five week course covers the following topics and is available via Zoom or in person at St Mary Magdalene, Church Walk, Richmond:
- Learning Together
What does it mean to learn together as followers of Jesus Christ?
2:30 – 4pm, Sunday 24th October at St Mary Magdalene, Richmond.
7:30 – 9pm, Wednesday 27th October via Zoom
How does our identity in Christ relate to sex and gender?
2:30 – 4pm, Sunday 31st October at St Mary Magdalene, Richmond.
7:30 – 9pm, Wednesday 3rd November via Zoom
What kinds of relationships does God call us to?
2:30 – 4pm, Sunday 7th November at St Mary Magdalene, Richmond.
7:30 – 9pm, Wednesday 10th November via Zoom
Where do our bodies and sex fit in to all of this?
2:30 – 4pm, Sunday 14th November at St Mary Magdalene, Richmond.
7:30 – 9pm, Wednesday 17th November via Zoom
- Life together
How do diversity and difference affect our life together as a church?
2:30 – 4pm, Sunday 21st November at St Mary Magdalene, Richmond.
7:30 – 9pm, Wednesday 24th November via Zoom
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link. There’s no need to book ahead for the in-person sessions.