A time together to reflect where Dignity/Columbus has gone and where it is going.Please join members and friends of Dignity Columbus, the local chapter of Dignity USA, at their annual retreat for a time of reflection and renewal. The focus of this event will be two-fold:
Commentary by Chuck Colbert on the new "DignityUSA Letter on the Pastoral Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People 2007" can be found at http://www.dignityusa.org/pastoral/colbert.html. "Sowing Division in a Divided World," A Statement from Catholic Church Reform Groups, can be viewed at http://www.dignityusa.org/news/2007/070720cor.html
The members of DignityUSA - Columbus Chapter has requested that the organization advertise in popular periodicals. The leadership team has listened. So, look for our ad in the May 3rd issue of Outlook Weekly. The topic of this issue is “Taking Back Our Faith”.
Questions are rated on a scale of 1 to 5, 1 being least and 5 being most important.
The final count for the Travelling Dinner has been done. We have collected $2700 for DignityUSA. We would like to thank all the contributors and volunteers who all made this event such a great success.
On Sunday, September 25, 2012, we will be having our bi-annual elections of our leadership team. Nominations are due by Sunday, September 18, 2012 and can be sent to email@example.com.
There are four positions. The functions are interpreted for the 2010 - 2012 Leadership Team as:
The Call to Action Conference in Milwaukee, WI, November 3-5, 2006, will be held at the Midwest
Airline Center downtown. DignityUSA has secured the group rate for ten or more who register together. If
you register directly, Dignity¬USA does not get the discount rate nor credit for our number of
Present: Logan Bear, David Goldsmith, Mike Tynan
We began our discussion by talking about our purpose. We talked about describing Dignity as being ”Within the Catholic Tradition, But a Little Beyond.” We discussed our purpose as “reforming” the Church, out of justice and respect for ALL human dignity, but not necessarily “replacing” the Church. For some it is still important to participate in regular parish life, if for no other reason than to witness that GLBT persons have a right, and even a responsibility to be there, in the church and in the Church.
Dear Dignity Members,
Lutherans Concerned is pleased to host our "annual" ecumenical picnic on Sunday, August 20, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1555 S. James Rd., Columbus 43227. We'll provide grilled meats of the hot dog and hamburger type (or something equivalent), beverages, and paper products. Everyone else is invited to bring a dish to share.