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Archive for August, 2013

PostHeaderIcon August 2013 Newsletter

It’s August already–and this month’s newsletter is FULL of news, photos, and upcoming events–what a busy month. Thanks again to Nel Ward for being the best PFLAG newsletter editor ever!   The newsletter can be found here.

Don’t miss these events…..

Coming Out as a Person of Faith Exhibit and Receptions–Marriage Equality from a faith perspective–presentation and discussion:
Sunday, August 4        2-4 pm at Congregational Church in Lincoln City
Sunday, August 11      2-4 pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Waldport
Sunday, August 25      2-4 pm at Atonement Lutheran Church in Newport

First PFLAG Meeting in Lincoln City:
Wednesday, Aug. 7,  6:00-8:00 pm at St. James Episcopal Church in Lincoln City
Join us to get this new PFLAG chapter off to a good start!

Annual PFLAG & Welcoming Congregations Picnic:
Sunday, Aug. 18,  2:00-4:00 pm at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site (Fishermen’s Park) in Newport, west of the north end of the Yaquina Bay Bridge–at the picnic area at the South end of the park, between Yaquina Bay Bridge and Old Lighthouse.   Bring some food to share–and bring a friend for this relaxing time together

Marriage Equality Petitions:
If you haven’t yet been trained (15 min.) to collect signatures for the marriage equality petitions, call Ineka at 1-541-829-9049 for Newport area or Nancy Mead at 541-765-2371 for north county to arrange for training or to get more petitions.  We have over 20 people trained and have collected almost 500 signatures in only FIVE days!!  Way to go, Lincoln County!!

Thanks for all you’re doing to make Lincoln County safer and more welcoming!