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ADVOCACY

GIFT consults with local organizations in a variety of capacities. We provide speakers and resources for churches, college classes, and other venues. We have also worked to kick-start Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Groups in local high schools. If you'd like to learn more about consulting with GIFT, please contact us.


LGBT+ Support Group

Our adult support group allows us to come together in LGBT+ community and support each other on our journeys. Many of us feel unheard and unsupported at our churches, jobs, schools, and families. We want you to know that you're not alone. You are loved and welcome here. We provide spiritual and emotional support in a safe and supportive interfaith environment.  This is peer led environment.

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When:  Every Wednesday from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Where:  The Vine, First Place building, 207 East Fulton in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan (enter the southwest door on the west side of the building facing downtown)

Email for more information


PASTORAL CARE

We provide personal support for LGBT+ individuals, families, and couples.  GIFT’s Chaplain, Rev. Jim Lucas provides pastoral care and counseling free of charge. Other GIFT members provide additional support. These services are possible because of the generosity of our donors and members. If you would like to donate to this program, please visit our support page.

To get in touch with Jim, email him at JimLucas@GaysInFaithTogether or call the GIFT office at 616-774-0446.


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