Religion and homosexuality have a complicated past. Most religions have structures, practices that discriminate against LGBTQ2+ individuals who often feel othered and betrayed.
Part of the journey in life is learning from others on how we can rise up together in society. Religion is something deeply personal to many people and plays a pivotal role in having a sense of belonging in the world.
Reverend Terrie Jackson chat about how the Sherwood Park United Church opened its doors to the LGBTQ2+ community, discuss the successes/challenges they’ve had so far and what other faith based communities who are not inclusive can learn from Sherwood Park United Church’s model.