The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ashevile will celebrate family diversity on June 11.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville will open its doors to the community on June 11, 3 p.m., at 1 Edwin Pl., when it celebrates the “beauty and diversity” of families in the area with a special event.

Participants will be welcomed and affirmed, as LGBT families are supported.

Organizers shared, “Experience how a story can be used to guide and support children in their wondering, join in on the activities following the story and then stick around for an ice cream social where you can meet other families hoping to make connections.”

The church is a faith community centered in compassion. It is open to diverse points of view. And it is a space designed for safety while questioning and growing spiritually.

The gathering is free. Registration is available online at for those who wish to participate.


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