Parenting Beyond Belief Workshop – Oct 15

A half day workshop on parenting without theistic religion presented by Dale McGowan.

Nine million parents in the U.S. are raising children without theistic religion. The Parenting Beyond Belief Workshop, a unique half-day workshop with author and educator Dale McGowan, offers practical solutions for secular parenting in a theistic world.

Based on the freethinking philosophy of the book Newsweek called “a compelling read,” the Parenting Beyond Belief Workshop is empowering secular parents across the country to raise ethical, caring, confident kids without traditional theistic religion.

  • Encourage religious literacy without indoctrination
  • Help kids interact productively with a religious world
  • Help kids develop active moral reasoning
  • Weigh church-state issues in the public sphere
  • Help children develop a healthy understanding of death and a joyful love of life
  • Build a family atmosphere of fearless questioning and boundless wonder

When: Saturday, October 15, 2011, from 9am to 1pm
Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway, Austin, TX 78751
Cost: $40/single and $65/couple
Childcare available. See the registration form for more details.

Registration Formdownload here

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About Trinity UMC

Trinity United Methodist Church is not a church that has all the answers, but we do know the source of our hope, healing, and love. Your continued participation is welcome as we seek to serve God through each other, our community, and our world. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would simply like to talk. Trinity United Methodist Church is a dynamic community of people, who through their trust in God's faithfulness, strive to provide an inclusive, joyful, loving, and caring environment. In this community, people can find spiritual nurture and growth, mutual support of individual needs, and a sense of family. Reaching out through vital and creative worship, people-centered programs, and social and environmental stewardship, this congregation serves the local and global communities.

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