Pizza and a Movie - "An Act of Love"

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Pizza and a Movie - "An Act of Love"

Time: July 16, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Fellowship Hall
Street: 3900 King St
City/Town: Alexandria VA 22302
Phone: 703-671-8557
Event Type: movie, screening, an act of love
Organized By: Mark Elder marcuselder@gmail.com
Latest Activity: Jul 16, 2017

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This 90-minute award-winning documentary film tells the story of the Rev. Frank Schaefer’s fight for LGBTQ inclusion in the United Methodist Church. Rev. Schaefer’s ministerial credentials were initially revoked in December 2013 after officiating his son’s same-sex wedding. They were later reinstated upon appeal.

For more info about the film:

http://www.anactoflovefilm.com

OR: Contact: Mark Elder markuselder@gmail.com.

This event is free —NO NEED TO RSVP

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FUMC RECONCILING COMMITTEE

 

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  1. Keep a gratitude journal or calendar where you write down one thing each day for which you are thankful.
  2. Make a gratitude jar or box for the same purpose.
  3. At mealtimes say grace and then share around the table one thing for which you are thankful.
  4. Thank the people who serve you each day: the barista, clerk, banker, trash collector, etc.
  5. Write a letter of gratitude to a teacher, coach, old friend or mentor, or former pastor.
  6. Find a gratitude partner and share together daily or weekly.
  7. Tell someone how much they mean to you.
  8. Put a positive spin on your negative thoughts (You’re home with a sprained ankle but you get to read the book you’ve had by your chair for months.)
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Reconciling Notes

Download Here: Our 5 Year History as a Reconciling Congregation

We celebrate Fairlington's 5-year anniversary of becoming a Reconciling Congregation, intentionally welcoming all people as beloved children of God.

Our celebratory theme, “Love in All Colors,” reflects the breadth and diversity of God’s human creation as proclaimed in our church’s welcoming statement.

Check out our audio for personal testimonies from FUMC members. They share how being part of a reconciling congregation has personally affected them and shaped their faith journey.

~Mark Elder, markuselder@gmail.com

 

Follow this link http://bit.ly/5yearReconciling to see the extensive work and accomplishments of this :church and its Reconciling Ministry Team over the last five years, since we became a reconciling congregation in February 2013.  Thank you church!

 

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Reconciling Congregation with open hearts, open minds, and open doors. We proclaim and welcome every person as a beloved child of God regardless of age, race, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, family structure, faith history, or life experience.

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