Open Hearts. Open Church. The North/West Lower Michigan Synod Task Force on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Resources

Here is a list of resources that Open Hearts. Open Church. have reviewed and find helpful in learning about Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and related topics.

Bible Study

The "God's Radical Love For All" Bible Study was created by Open Hearts. Open Church. to help individuals, small groups, and congregations better understand what the Bible has to say regarding God’s inclusive love, especially focusing on people of all gender identities and sexual orientations. We pray that this resource will be beneficial in your understanding of how the bible speaks to God's love for all.

Online

Reconciling Works (reconcilingworks.org) is the organization that leads the Reconciling in Christ (RIC) program and provides numerous resources. Some of the more popular ones are:

Gays in Faith Together gaysinfaithtogether.org
Faith Alliance of the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Centerkglrc.org/services/faith-alliance
Transgender Michigan transgendermichigan.org
Human Rights Campaign hrc.org
Equality Michigan equalitymi.org
The Denver Statement
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nadiabolzweber/2017/08/the-denver-statement/
Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries
https://www.elm.org/resources/

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