Serving the LGBTQ+ Community in the Jackson-Metro Area

September PFLAG Meeting

Our September meeting is from 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, September 9th.

Please join us for a Sharing Circle, where we share our experiences and learn from others. Light refreshments are provided.

We meet at Safe Harbor Family Church (United Church of Christ). The address is 1445 Clinton Raymond Road, Clinton, MS 39056. We will be in the building on the right. We are following CDC guidance during the Covid pandemic, and so are maintaining social distance and wearing masks.

If you’re joining us online, please use this link: https://iliff-edu.zoom.us/j/97594471494 (Meeting ID: 975 9447 1494)

August PFLAG Meeting

Our August meeting is from 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, August 12th.

This month, we will be screening a film called “Call Me Malcolm,” about a transgender young man and his journey in the church. We hope you’ll join us to watch the documentary, eat some snacks, and discuss it afterward!

The address is 1445 Clinton Raymond Road, Clinton, MS 39056. We are in the building on the right.

If you’re joining us online, please use this link: https://pflag-org.zoom.us/j/98558919790?pwd=SlNQRUdpVDAyYmlrWDM5L0dtLzF0Zz09

Join us in person or online for July’s Sharing Circle. Tonight from 6:30pm-8:00pm

If you are joining in person the address is 1445 Clinton Raymond Road, Clinton, MS 39056. We are in the building at the lar right in the fellowship hall.

To join us online, click the link below.

https://pflag-org.zoom.us/j/98558919790?pwd=SlNQRUdpVDAyYmlrWDM5L0dtLzF0Zz09

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June Sharing Circle

Sharing Circle on June 10th from 6:30-8:00pm!

Please join us to share your experiences, receive support, and circulate resources that might be of use! Light refreshments will be provided. Please mark your calendar and make plans to gather as a supportive community.

We will meet at Safe Harbor Family Church (United Church of Christ), located at 1445 Clinton-Raymond Road in Clinton, MS.

If you’re unable to join us in person, please use this link to join the meeting virtually: https://iliff-edu.zoom.us/j/96076020673

Meeting ID: 960 7602 0673

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May Sharing Circle

Please join us for a sharing circle (support group meeting) on May 13, 2021 from 6:30-8:00pm via Zoom:

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Mark your Calendars: Second Thursday of Each Month

If you can’t make it to this meeting, please mark your calendars for the second Thursday of every month. We’ll gather monthly to share our experiences and receive support and information.

Beginning in June: Hybrid Meetings

Starting in June, our meetings will be hybrid: we’ll meet in person at Safe Harbor Family Church (United Church of Christ) and those who are not able to join in person will have the option to Zoom into the meeting. We hope you’ll join us this month and each month thereafter!

Join us to discover opportunities to engage

March 11, 6:30- 7:30pm
Zoom Link: https://iliff-edu.zoom.us/j/91737553005
(Meeting ID 917 3755 2005)

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Our Vision
PFLAG is an organization for parents, families, and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. We celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. PFLAG welcomes the participation and support of all who share in and hope to realize this vision.
Our MissionPFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families, and friends through support in coping with an adverse society; education; and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.

Details
We are rebirthing PFLAG of Jackson after a few years of dormancy!

We plan to meet monthly at Safe Harbor Family Church in Clinton, beginning in May or June. We propose to meet every second Thursday evening of the month from 6:30-8pm, but the meeting dates/times are open to discussion depending on volunteer availability!


Invitation
You are invited to engage with PFLAG at any of the following levels:

  1. Become a board member:
    • President: CURRENTLY FILLED(duties include facilitating quarterly board meetings, engaging with national PFLAG office)
    • Secretary: (duties include taking notes at board meetings)
    • Treasurer:(duties include receiving membership dues ($15/year) and donations, and providing funds for monthly snacks)
  2. Become a meeting facilitator: Lead a meeting once or twice per year
  3. Provide snacks for monthly meetings: Bring something salty and something sweet, using PFLAG funds
  4. Become a community events coordinator: Be on the lookout for area LGBT events and organize PFLAG’s involvement
  5. Participate in monthly meetings: Join the group monthly to offer your experiences and support one another

Questions?
Please join us on Zoom for the interest meeting to learn more and contribute your ideas, experience, and talents!

#PrayersForOrlando

We will be meeting at the church tonight and then we will caravan at 6:45pm from the church to the MRLC Interfaith Prayer Vigil – Tonight, June 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Tougaloo Chapel. You are all invited, we will be standing in unity with the LGBT community following the terrible attack on Saturday in Orlando. We will post a sign on our door to let anyone arriving later know where we are tonight.

New Opportunities!

In addition to our monthly meetings, we are joining with the
Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition for their Adult Ally Program.
These meetings will be held concurrent with the Teen GSA meeting.
Text us for more info (601) 842-2274.

This Week’s Events!

In order to show our support for the amazing things going on in the community, we will be joining HRC tomorrow night at Hal & Mal’s 7:00 pm
All God’s children Campaign launch.

Join us! Feel free to check out some of what is happening here!

We will be standing in unity with the couples on Wednesday as they challenge our state ban on same-sex marriage and we will celebrate as our community moves forward with the momentum of Love and Unity!

We look forward to seeing YOU!!!

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WE ARE OFFICIAL!

After a lengthy process, we are now an official chapter of PFLAG!

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