Grace Unbound - We acknowledge that God created us as spiritual and sexual beings and as a church we need to minister to and support the needs of the whole person. We provide comprehensive sexual education that calls upon all areas in our lives and how they impact our whole selves; as well as providing a place of support where shame can be replaced by grace and healing. We believe in, support and are advocates for the LGBTQ Community.
Our Whole Lives - is a series of sexuality education programs for six age groups: grades K-1, grades 4-6, grades 7-9, grades 10-12, Young Adults and Adults. The resources are written by professional sexuality educators and provide accurate information for parents, teachers and pastors to be used in the affirming and supportive setting of our churches. There is a Parent Guide to Our Whole Lives Grades K-1 and Grades 4-6 that accompanies the Our Whole Lives resource for those age levels. Our Whole Lives Grades 4-6 also uses the book, It's Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris.
Religious Institute - a multi-faith organization dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society.
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Human Sexuality - Free in Christ to care for the neighbor, Lutheran Youth talk about sexuality. This study, an adaptation of the third task force study Free in Christ to Serve the Neighbor: Lutherans Talk About Human Sexuality is intended for use by senior high youth together with parents, pastors, and youth leaders.
Can I Ask That?: - 8 Hard Questions about God & Faith [Sticky Faith Curriculum] Leader Guide
These Are Our Bodies addresses foundational issues for how we are called to have conversations about our sexuality within a faith community. Looking at sexuality through the lenses of growth and change, we can explore values and intentionality. Individuals and churches can use this technique to build upon this theological grounding. Discusses sexuality starting from the age 3, written by Episcopalians.
Cherish All Children is an ELCA ministry that equips congregations to prevent child sexual exploitation. Our vision is that ELCA congregations will be prevention champions so all children may be cherished, not exploited.
Reconciling Works - Lutherans for Full Participation advocates for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Lutherans in all aspects of the life of their Church and congregations.
OutFront Minnesota - We envision a state (MN) where LGBTQ individuals have equal opportunities, protection and rights.
The Reformation Project - exists to train Christians to support and affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
The Naming Project - The mission of The Naming Project is to create places of safety for youth of all sexual orientations and gender identities where faith is shared and healthy life-giving community is modeled.