Listening to understand;
Listening to each other;
Listening to God.
The 2005 General Synod recommended “to immediately begin an honest and intentional denomination-wide dialogue on homosexuality” (MGS 2005, R-94 (substitute), p. 372). In response to this recommendation, Rev. Dr. John Stapert and the Dialogue Steering Committee have designed a four-session dialogue and are holding dialogue events throughout the regions of the RCA.Â
A Dialogue Event has been scheduled at First Reformed Church, New Brunswick, NJ, for the following dates:
* Friday, October 5, 2007 from 7:00 â€“ 9:00 pm
Â Â Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9:00 – 11:30 am;
* Friday, January 11, 2008, from 7:00 â€“ 9:00 pm;
Â Â Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9:00 â€“ 11:30 am.
* It is important to realize, when signing up for participation in this event, that attendance to all four sessions is required.
Please call: 732.545.1005 â€“ the Church Office of First Reformed, New Brunswick, if you want to participate or if you have questions, or write to Rev. Dr. John Stapert at firstname.lastname@example.org