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A Conversation on Same-Sex Marriage: Two Congregations' Stories

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August 29, 2017

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: 1300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL 60062

Category: Education | Coordinator: Dr. Chuck Guth

The next step in the Village Church's process of investigating a policy of hosting same-sex marriages in our church facility will be a gathering at 7:00pm on Tuesday, August 29, in Westminster Hall. The presentation is titled, "A Conversation on Same-Sex Marriage: Two Congregations’ Stories."

 We have invited two PC(USA) pastors to share the stories of how their congregations arrived at different positions on this issue.  They are the Rev. Ray Hylton, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Evanston, and the Rev. David Boumgarden, former Pastor of River Glen Presbyterian Church, Naperville, and currently Interim Pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Winnetka. We hope the experiences of two sister congregations will be instructive to all of us.  However, we want to stress that this evening will not be a debate. Rather, each presenter will simply share his story, followed with an opportunity for questions from the audience.

The letter from Session regarding this second gathering is available here
The first Session letter is available here

For more information or to share your thoughts and concerns, email Roger Smith, Clerk of Session, at rsmith@polysystems.com