Continuing the Welcoming Congregation Journey: Transgender Identity and Inclusion


On Saturday, February 9, from 1:00-5:00 p.m., First Unitarian Church, Portland, Oregon, will be sponsoring an interactive and informative course in transgender identity. This workshop will include a panel discussion and practical and concrete steps for increasing your mindfulness and support of people of all identities and ways of expressing gender. Bring your questions, your energy, and your curiosity and prepare to leave behind everything you thought you knew about gender! All faith traditions and family members welcome.

First Unitarian Church, Eliot Chapel, 1011 SW 12th Ave., Portland, Oregon 97205

This workshop will be facilitated by Alex Kapitan, the Unitarian Universalist Association LGBTQ and Multicultural Programs Administrator in the office of LGBTQ Ministries. Alex manages the Welcoming Congregation Program and works to assist UU congregations and leaders in increasing their welcome and inclusion of all people. Alex is a transgender and queer-identified lifelong Unitarian Universalist.

Trans Pre-Program Meet-Up

Calling all trans, gender non-conforming, and gender questioning/curious spiritual folks and people of faith! You are invited to join in fellowship, brunch, and informal dialog about all things trans and spiritual, Saturday, February 9, from 11:30-1:00 p.m. at First Unitarian Church. Come share in conversation and joy in each other’s presence. People of all faith traditions are welcome. Please RSVP to Kate Fagerholm for this pre-program meet up.

Community Services Information Fair

Several local trans community service and advocacy agencies will be providing information throughout the day for attendees.

For questions, please contact:

Kate Fagerholm, Administrative Associate
503-228-6389, x.10


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