Join us for presentations and round table discussion on the pastoral implications of new marriage laws. Speakers and facilitators include:
Sue Bazzana: Dean of Residents, New College UNSW. Formerly Head of Church Partnerships with World Vision Australia.
Dominic Steele:Rector of the Village Church, Annandale, Sydney. Chair of Liberty Ministries and Christians in the Media.
Bishop Stephen Hale:Lead Minister of St Hilary's’ Network, Chair of EFAC Australia, Chair of Christian Coach Institute, Chair of Arrow Leadership:International Development
Tracy Lauersen: Senior Associate Vicar, St Hilary’s Network.
9.40am Ground rules for Respectful Listening and Interacting
9.50am The need for a proper pastoral response
10.10am Two Responses
Dominic Steele (Village Church Annandale)
Sue Bazzana (Dean - New College Village)
11.20am Facilitated Group Interactions
Scoping out the potential pastoral questions
12.30pm Lunch Break
1.30pm Follow Up Group Interactions
Option A Welcoming and including same sex attracted people (Dominic Steele)
Option B Responding to the questions people ask (Sue Bazzana)
Option C Supporting Parents with Same Sex Attracted Children (Stephen Hale)
Option D How will the ACA respond? (Tracy Lauersen)