Sex and the Spirit - a chance to explore major issues
Places are still available on an upcoming weekend course exploring sexuality and spirituality. The course, Sex and the Spirit, will take place in Birmingham from 10th-12th February.
I will be co-tutoring on the course, which is open to people of all views and sexualities who are willing to learn from each other. I know I'll be learning lots too!
Amongst other things we will be exploring sexuality's relationship with God, gender, power, worship, identity, marriage and ethics.
While the course takes place at the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, it is not exclusively Quaker and we will not be assuming that participants have a Quaker background or Quaker beliefs. We will draw on Quaker theology as well as other Christian traditions and ideas from elsewhere. The experiences and views of participants will be a major source of learning and inspiration.
Discounts: If you're 30 or under, you can go half-price by booking along with someone else who is also 30 or under. Even if there are a whole group of you of that age booking together, you can all pay half-price.
Woodbrooke is a really friendly place of spiritual community, with excellent accommodation, beautiful grounds and some of the best food I've ever eaten.
More information is available at http://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/courses.php?action=course&id=7043.
If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(c) Symon Hill is associate director of Ekklesia. Last year, he walked from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for his former homophobia.
For links to more of his writing, please visit http://www.symonhill.wordpress.com.
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