The Scrolls Revealed: Homosexuality and the Bible – An In Depth Study with Rev. Harry B. Stock
June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
We’re kicking off Gay Pride month with an amazing seminar!
For far too long, some teachings about the Bible have diminished individuals of the LBGTQ community. And, because of such teachings, some LBGTQ people have come to believe that they are not loved by God. This amazing workshop will look at the myths and truths of these ancient scrolls. The workshop is geared toward members, friends, and allies of the LBGTQ community. We will look at the scrolls through the influences of ancient Middle Eastern, Hebrew, Greek and Roman traditions, as well as some early Christian traditions. We will hear true translations of the following scripture passages:
- Deuteronomy 23:17-18
- Genesis 18, 19 Sodom story
- Leviticus “The Holiness Codes”
- 1st Corinthians 6:9-10
- Romans 1:21, 26-27
Registration is only $30 and includes lunch and materials.
About the Speaker: Reverend Harry B. Stock
Harry completed a five-year study program through the West Virginia School of Religion, and earned a Masters of Divinity Degree from Virginia Theological Seminary. In 1981 he was ordained an Episcopal Priest, and in 1991 he transferred his credentials and was ordained in the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC). He served as Pastor of the MCC Church of the Disciples for 14 years. Harry served on the faculty of Samaritan Institute of Religious Studies for 10 years where he taught “Homosexuality and the Bible” and “Introduction to Sexuality Studies.” He currently serves as Parish Partner at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. and lives with his partner Mark of 37 years in Waldorf, Maryland.