Homily: Towards Welcoming and Affirming Christian Communities
Homily on the Occasion of Closing the Annual Conference 2018 of the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups “Towards Welcoming and Affirming Christian Communities”, 13 May 2018
Press Release: Hopes and Expectations of Young LGBT People Towards the Youth Synod
The 37th Annual Conference of the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups, organised by Cammini di Speranza and REFO (Evangelical Network Faith and Homosexuality), took place in Albano Laziale, near Rome, 9 to 13 May 2018. On 12 May, the Conference included an event specifically for young LGBT+ people to provide input to the Youth Synod organised by the Roman Catholic Church, to find possible ways to reach a state of inclusive pastoral care.
European Forum Grateful for Generous Donation from German Congregation
The European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups wishes to express its extreme gratitude to the Evangelische Kirchengemeinde from Nauheim, Germany, whose members recently chose to donate 1,400 euros to the European Forum’s Agape Fund.
Albano Laziale / Rome 2018. Provisional Programme
“Towards Welcoming and Affirming Christian Communities”
Albano Laziale / Rome, 9–13 May 2018
European Forum’s Second Mentoring Programme Kicks Off in Georgia
The European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups’ second Mentoring Programme got off to a very good start with an initial meeting in Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia, on 2-4 February 2018. Eighteen participants (nine mentors, nine mentees) and three organisers gathered together among picturesque mountains and age-old monasteries, officially commencing the second round of the Mentoring Programme, which will run for 1.5 years until May 2019. The LGBT Christian activists involved in the Programme are paired into tandems and come from different parts of Europe: Russia, Estonia, Poland, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Hungary, Croatia, Armenia, and Switzerland.