Austin’s Pride Parade 2012 – Saturday, September 22 at 8pm

In Support of Inclusivity


The SWTX Reconciling Ministries Team and SWTX MFSA will participate in the 2012 Austin Pride Parade on Saturday, Sept 22 at 8pm!  Walkers will walk in support of full inclusion of LGBT persons in the United Methodist Church and in society.

This year, entries will line up at the State Capitol and proudly march down Congress Avenue and through the 4th Street Warehouse District. Limited free parking available at First UMC lot, and also at the surface lot next to the Texas Oil and Gas Association building, next to the FUMC Family Life Center, 13th and Lavaca.  Carpooling is encouraged. For more information visit Austin Pride Parade:!events.

The deadline for registering for the parade has passed, but a few spots remain. Contact Joy Butler if you are interested in participating and you have not registered.  .

From the SWTX RM Team-MFSA Pride Parade Organizing Team:

“We are looking forward to a wonderful Pride Parade.  We are expecting at least 150 Methodists to march this year, a significant increase over last year’s 44.  Please bear with us as we “gear up” to meet the challenges of organizing this larger group.  Please contact us with any questions or concerns. THANK YOU for your support!!”

Save the Date – RMN WORKSHOP JANUARY 18-19  

Reconciling Ministries is looking for lay people who can spend a Friday afternoon and Saturday learning how to be a Reconciling coach for other churches.  Travis Park UMC will host this event.   Seating is limited to 40 and many spots are already reserved. To reserve your seat, contact Joy Butler:

SWTX Reconciling Ministries Team Facebook  –

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