[act-ma] 10/21: Queer Youth: Resiliency, Power, and Community

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Tue Oct 16 10:49:12 PDT 2007


THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF BOSTON
SUNDAY SPEAKERS FORUM presents...

Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 11:00am

AYDAN RODRIGUEZ
"Queer Youth: Resiliency, Power, and Community"

In July we began a relationship with BAGLY (The Boston Alliance of Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth).  Every Wednesday youth from BAGLY
meet in the Community Church space.  BAGLY provides weekly and monthly
social activities and special events for people ages 22 and under. These
activities provide an opportunity for youth to socialize, have fun and
develop a sense of personal and community identity.  BAGLY also has HIV,
STD, Drugs, and Alcohol education and prevention programs in place. They
actively educate and empower youth in making wise decisions regarding their
health. Every other Wednesday we offer free HIV testing and counseling.

Music by Lorraine & Bennett Hammond

Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
www.commchurch.org

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JOIN US ON SUNDAYS

10:00am Coffee, Tea and Bagels
11:00am Sunday Speakers' Service/Forum (2nd floor)
11:00am Justice School for children and youth (3rd floor)
12:30pm Luncheon
5:00pm Growing Faith, Strengthening Community (with potluck supper)

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NEXT WEEK'S COMMUNITY CHURCH FORUM (10/28)

DEAN STEVENS, LEE FICH, SUZIE GIROUX & FRIENDS
"El Salvador: Sister 'Cities' North and South"

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THE JUSTICE SCHOOL -- FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH!
The Justice School is a new social justice program for children and youth on
Sundays at 11:00am at Community Church.  Director JooYoung Choi has
developed a terrific curriculum to teach and learn from young people about
social justice and how to live it. The program is free and you may enroll
your child at any time during the year. We invited you to visit the Justice
School one Sunday to see what it's about, or go to
http://www.thejusticeschool.org for more details.

Contact JooYoung at jooyoung at commchurch.org or 617.266.6710 if you want to
receive Justice School updates, or for any questions you may have.

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GROWING FAITH, STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY
Evening Service at 5:00pm
Sundays at the Community Church of Boston

This week's topic: Death

Community Church of Boston's 5:00pm service and potluck dinner. The
intention of the evening service is to bring together intergenerational
community to search, reflect, sing, and build community.  You are all
invited to bring your favorite dish or snack to share after the service. ALL
are welcome!  Call or email Jason Lydon, Congregational Director, if you
have any questions.  617.266.6710 - Jason at commchurch.org


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LUNCH ON SUNDAYS, 12:30PM
On Sunday after our morning programs, we have lunch with one another in the
Guatemala Room (3rd floor), prepared by our cook Luis Alonso Guzman.  Enjoy
a delicious lunch with friends!  A small contribution is requested to help
cover lunch expenses.

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DIRECTIONS/PARKING
The Community Church is located at 565 Boylston Street in Copley Square,
between Dartmouth and Clarendon Streets.

Parking is available on Sunday mornings at the Back Bay Garage (entrances on
Clarendon Street or St. James Ave.). We can provide a sticker to affix to
your parking receipt, and you will be charged $5.00 for 3 hours of parking.

By public transportation, take the Green line to Copley or take the Orange
line to Back Bay station. Community Church is a 2-minute walk from either
station.

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A PEACE AND JUSTICE CONGREGATION SINCE 1920
The Community Church of Boston is a free community of human beings united
for the study and practice of universal religion, seeking to apply ethical
ideals to individual life and the democratic and cooperative principle to
all forms of social and economic life.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US
Jason Lydon, Congregational Director
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617)266-6710
(617)266-0449 (fax)
info at commchurch.org
http://www.commchurch.org
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