THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS A SUCCESS!
RETURN TO LYNCHBURG 2003 – October 9-12
"COMING OUT AND ABOUT IN LYNCHBURG" – Oct 11, 2003 National Coming Out Day
Soulforce Report on Lynchburg 2003
Lynchburg News and Advance Articles:
- Article on the Marriage Equality Forum
- Article on "Coming Out and About in Lynchburg"
- Article on Blessings and Vigil outside Thomas Road Baptist Church
Blessing/Poem, and liturgy by Jimmy Creech
Religious Support for Equal Marriage Rights Brochure (as presented by Chris Purdom of the Interfaith Working Group)
Photo Gallery 1: Saturday’s Marriage Forum and "Out and About"
Photo Gallery 2: Saturday’s Marriage Forum and "Out and About"
Photo Gallery 3: Sunday’s Vigil in front of Falwell’s Thomas Road Baptist Church
Photo Gallery 4: Sunday’s Blessings
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JOIN SOULFORCE FOR OUR 3rd LYNCHBURG ACTION, and the 2nd EVER PRIDE EVENT IN LYNCHBURG, "COMING OUT AND ABOUT IN LYNCHBURG" on NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY
Click on the following links for more information:
Pre-registration is now closed. You may register at the church from 4:30 – 6:45 on Friday night, October 10
Map of Park and Church (The map provided is for park and church location only, please go to www.expedia.com for additional road names and more details)
Entertainment at Coming OUT & ABOUT: Saturday, Oct 11 at 1pm
Civil Marriage Equality Forum: Saturday, Oct 11 at 9am
Lynchburg News and Advance Article – October 5, 2003
Press Release – September 8, 2003
Press Release – October 1, 2003
Send us your Family Photos and stories
Out and About 2002 – Pictures and other information
Register for the Local Group Training before the event on October 9-10 at the Wyngate Inn.
Join us on Friday October 10 at 7pm for the evening Soulforce training at First Christian Church, 3019 Rivermont Avenue in Lynchburg. (Registration begins at 4:30)
A Civil Marriage forum (First Christian Church) and the Pride Festival (Riverside Park) takes place on Saturday Oct. 11, National Coming Out Day.
The vigil at Jerry Falwell’s Thomas Road Baptist Church takes place on Sunday, Oct 12.
** Soulforce Local Group Training for existing local groups and for those interested in starting a local group, October 9th 8:30am – 5 pm through October 10th 9 am -12 Noon at the Wyngate Inn in Lynchburg
Training Track 1 (for those interested in starting a local group.)
"Soulforce Basic Training and Grassroots Organizing"
Training Track 2 (for existing licensed groups):
"Dialogue and Negotiation" (Participants must have participated in a Soulforce National Direct Action or attended a Soulforce "Basic Training for Local Groups" workshop).