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Nov. 11-13 CenterPeace Conference with Sally Gary


We are delighted to host guest speaker Sally Gary, founder of CenterPeace ministry. Since 2006, CenterPeace has been helping churches and families all over the world learn a more Christ-like response to individuals experiencing same-sex attraction.

Plan now to attend the Sally Gary Conference Friday-Sunday, November 11-13. Sally will speak to pastors and church leaders on Friday, November 11 at Westover Hills Church of Christ from 7:00- 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, November 12 she will speak at Hope Chapel from 9:00 a.m. until noon and again from 1:00- 2:30 p.m. There is no cost for attending the conference, but a love offering will be received.

Sally will also speak Sunday, November 13 at the 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. services at Hope Chapel.

Our hope is that the church will receive a vision for abolishing the culture of silence and shame that too often attends any discussion of same-sex attraction. Instead, let’s develop a healthy culture that encourages and supports our friends and family members who wrestle with these very personal and confusing feelings while at the same time seeking to follow Christ faithfully.

**SIGN UP**  for the Conference by filling out the form at the bottom of this page; scroll down and click “Sign Up”. We regret that the deadline to reserve child care has passed.

Sally can help us learn how to have these conversations and offer godly, loving support. She was raised in a conservative Christian home and grew up wrestling with same-sex attraction. She has written a book about her experience called, “Loves God Likes Girls” available at amazon in paperback and for Kindle, and on itunes.

You can hear her personal testimony here.

Schedule for the weekend Conference:

Friday 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Pastors and Church Leaders

Saturday 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration at Hope Chapel

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Let’s Talk About Same-Sex Attraction

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Young People and Parents and SSA

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break (Lunch on your own, not at Hope)

1:15 – 2:30 p.m. Q & A with Sally Gary

Sunday 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. Sally Gary at Hope Chapel Morning Worship

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Sally Gary at Hope Chapel Evening Worship