HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — The Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will host a panel discussion, “Religion, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity,” on April 3, 7 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900 Blythe St.

Panelists include: Rabbi Rachel Jackson, Agudas Israel Congregation; Rev. Mark Stanley, Trinity Presbyterian Church; Rev. Jim McKinley, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville; Rev. Joan Saniuk, Metropolitan Community Church Sacred Journey; Rev. Debbie Early, New Creation Church; and Rev. Richard Weidler, First Congregational United Church of Christ. Jerry Miller, chapter president, will facilitate the discussion.

The event is free and open to the public.

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