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Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society was certified by the UUA as a Welcoming Congregation in 1998 following a series of Sunday morning services on this topic in 1989-90 and 1996-97, as listed below.
Prairie Welcoming Congregation Sunday Programs
DateSpeakersTopicEndnote
Dec. 10, 1989Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling  "Sounds Suspiciously Like Homophobia to Me"Tp
Dec. 17, 1989Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling "Better Gay than Grumpy-But what about the rest of the family?"Tp
Jan. 14, 1990Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling"Dark Days and Dawn: Not a Straight History"Tp
Jan. 21, 1990Mary Mullen and Fredericka Schilling"'We Are a Gentle, Angry People', But Are We Ready To Be a Welcoming Congregation?"Tp

Oct. 12, 1996Mary Mullen"Introduction and Expectations" (at Upham Woods fall retreat)L2
Oct. 20, 1996Mary Mullen"Twenty Questions About Homosexuality"L2 Tp
Oct. 27, 1996Mary Mullen"Gender Socialization and Homophobia"L2 Tp
Dec. 15, 1996Mary Mullen"Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Perspectives"L2 Tp
Jan. 19, 1997Mary Mullen"Biblical Perspectives on Homosexuality"L2
March 9, 1997Sunshine Jones"What About the Kids? Challenges of Gay & Lesbian Families"L2
March 16, 1997  Mary Mullen"How Homophobia Hurts Heterosexuals"L2 Tp
April 20, 1997Mary Mullen"This Little Light of Mine: Individual and Community Strategies Regarding Homophobia"L2Tp

Other Related Sunday Programs
Oct. 11, 1992Miriam Ben-Shalom"Homophobia in the Military"Tp
April 27, 2003Scott Prinster"Coming Out as Sacrament"
July 25, 2004Mike and Norma Briggs"Same-sex marriage: a UU Perspective"
Oct. 8 , 2006Proud Theater & Mark Noel"Against the Amendment"Tp
Jan. 21, 2007Josh Freker"After the Amendment - What Now?"Tp

L2 = lay ministry on The Welcoming Congregation - Mary Mullen
Tp = audio cassette available

The Welcoming Congregation Program is described on the UUA web site.