YES! For an Inclusive Church!

31st of May 2022 17.00 - 18:30 Berlin/ 12.00 Sao Paulo/ 17.00 Cape Town Online (via Zoom)

YES! For an Inclusive Church!

31st of May 2022  17.00 - 18:30 Berlin/ 12.00 Sao Paulo/ 17.00 Cape Town  Online (via Zoom)

What does it mean to be an inclusive church? 
How much gender diversity can our churches take?
How does the church become welcoming to majorities and minorities?
Why is an inclusive church a worthwhile goal?
What do we gain from an inclusive church?

These and other questions will be discussed by 

Gabriele De Bona, Gender International Officer at ELM 


Prof. Dr. André Musskopf, Professor at the Institute of Scientific Theology at the Brazilian University of Juiz de Fora, previously at the Chair of Theology and Gender. Various publications on theology and sexual diversity.   

Dr. Kerstin Söderblom, university pastor at the ESG Mainz and active in the church women's and lesbian movement since the 1980s. 

Lilana Kasper, Executive Director and Pastor of LUCSA (Lutheran Communion in Southern Africa) with a focus on gender justice. 

This panel discussion will include short inputs from the speakers, which will be discussed as well as subsequent questions from the audience.

Organisation and Moderation:

Gabriele De Bona, ELM Secretary Gender International
Thomas Wojciechowski, Head of Department Faith in Global Perspective


The Zoom conference will be open 15 minutes prior to the start of the event. Please use this time to test your equipment.

Registration deadline:
May 30, 12 p.m.


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Referentin Gender International/
Ökumenische Zusammenarbeit Äthiopien
Gabriele De Bona
Telefon +49 (0)5052 69-280