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The St James’ Institute presents: Building Proud & Progressive Christian Communities

Tuesday 18 January | 11:00am-12:00pm | Online (Webinar) | $10 (Free for 2021 Subscribers)

Why are so many progressive churches afraid to take gospel-rooted political stances on important issues? Is their neutrality harmful?

Join us for this webinar with the leaders of Grace Community Boston, an openly progressive Christian community. Grace Community rejected the tired, traditional church model and discovered that an experimental, progressive approach is just what many seekers are looking for.

Grace’s openness has created room for those who assume they don’t belong in the church and those who find strict doctrine limiting. It is a diverse community, with black and white, gay and straight, rich and poor, educated and uneducated, Hindus, Muslims, and atheists participating.

The webinar presenters are Rev. Abigail Henrich and Rev. Dr Jon Paul Sydnor, co-hosts of The Progressive Sacred podcast. Henrich is Pastor of Grace Community Boston, and an unabashedly progressive feminist preacher. Sydnor is Theologian-in-Residence at Grace Community Boston, while also teaching world religions at Emmanuel College in Boston

 A response will be given by Rev. Adrian Sukumar-White of Leichhardt Uniting Church and Co-Pastor Steff Fenton of New City Church.

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