“Come, Learn about Knox Pride” will be the topic at the next PFLAG meeting to be held on Monday, June 5, in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church. Social time will begin at 6:45 p.m., followed by the meeting from 7 to 8 p.m., a press release said. The church is located at 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge. “Please use the Vienna Road entrance,” the press release said.
The group will share stories of Pride Fests, and prepare for the Knox Pride celebration on June 17. Materials will be available for those who want to display their artistic side and make posters or decorations for the East Tennessee PFLAG booth sponsored by the regional PFLAG groups, the press release said. Everyone is welcome to attend, the release said.
The PFLAG mission is to provide opportunities for dialogue about sexual orientation, gender identities, and to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity, the press release said.
The Oak Ridge Chapter of PFLAG meets monthly, rotating the venue among local faith communities including the First Presbyterian, First United Methodist, Grace Covenant, and Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, and the Jewish Congregation of Oak Ridge. The date, time and location are announced in local media.
For more information, contact Anne Backus at [email protected].