WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Reconciling United Methodists and Interfaith Winston-Salem are sponsoring a statewide reconciling ministry conference for Oct. 18-19 at Green Street Church, 639 S. Green St.

The programming is specifically tailored toward LGBTQ and straight ally United Methodists, however, persons of faith or other denominations are welcome.

On Oct. 18, attendees will be able to participate in workshops on LGBTQ and church inclusion topics. That evening a worship service will be held at 7 p.m.

The next morning more workshops are slated. Then attendees are encouraged to participate in the Winston-Salem Pride parade and activities.

Call the church for more information at 336-722-8379 or email


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