Book Study: "Heavy Burdens"

February 08, 2022

NextGen & Inclusiveness Ministries is offering a Spring 2022 Book Study on “Heavy Burdens: Seven Ways LGBTQ Christians Experience Harm in the Church” by Bridget Eileen Rivera.

This book study will take place for five weeks on March 21st-April 18th at 6:30pm MT on Zoom. An excerpt from the book description:

“Religious faith reduces the risk of suicide for virtually every American demographic except one: LGBTQ people. Generations of LGBTQ people have been alienated or condemned by Christian communities. It's past time that Christians confronted the ongoing and devastating effects of this legacy.” (Read more on Google Books).

You can register for this book study by clicking here. Please email Court VonLindern at nextgen@mtnskyumc.org for more information.

Content warning: This book contains mentions of suicide, sexual assault, rape, physical and emotional abuse, conversion therapy, and other themes that may be difficult for some readers. Reader discretion is advised.