Category: Events

Sit With Me Sunday Scholarships

  Applications will be taken starting Jan 1, 2015 and end on April 15, 2015. Here is a link explaining the scholarship requirements and awards. http://mormonsbuildingbridges.org/sit-with-me-sunday-scholarship/

LDS WOMEN TO GATHER AT UTAH CAPITOL TO SUPPORT SB100

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:30 a.m on the Utah State Capitol south steps, Mormons Building Bridges will host Latter­day Saint women as they present flowers to Senate President Wayne Niederhauser and Speaker of the House of Representatives Greg Hughes to urge their elected representatives to support statewide non­discrimination ­­ Senate Bill 100. Using…
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Press Reports January 2015

    Jan 30, 2015 MBB is mentioned in this updated article. According to this, it’s okay to march in parades. http://www.sltrib.com/lifestyle/faith/2118107-155/balancing-lgbt-religious-rights-wont-be    Jan 28, 2015 Doree Burt was interviewed by the Cache Valley Daily. http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/local/article_ab70a6fa-a714-11e4-a415-8be05cb194a6.html    Jan 12, 2015 Peggy Fletcher Stack wrote an article about Sit With Me Sunday scholarships. http://www.sltrib.com/lifestyle/faith/2049682-155/lgbt-mormons-can-apply-for-sit   Jan…
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Sit With Me Sunday–Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is the day when Christ entered Jerusalem on a donkey. Many residents of the city believed him to be the Christ who was foretold and welcomed him by waving palm fronds. On this day we “look forward to Jesus Christ’s final, triumphal return when all the world will recognize him as Lord and…
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Sit With Me Sunday–Christmas 2014

Here is the link to the event on Facebook. Once again, Mormons Building Bridges invites LGBTQI/SSA people to attend church on Christmas Sunday, Dec. 21. Many have felt unsafe or unwelcome in the past so MBB tries to connect them with other members of the Church who would love to welcome a new friend into their…
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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Out of the Darkness Community Walk

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 : 11:00AM SUGARHOUSE PARK, SALT LAKE CITY MBB is thrilled to be partnering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at their Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Let’s collectively make a powerful statement that we, as Mormons, no matter where we live, will not turn a blind eye toward suicide. …
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Sit With Me Sunday and Affirmation–Tabernacle Choir Event

Mormons Building Bridges will be attending the Music and the Spoken Word Broadcast in conjunction with the International Affirmation LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends Conference in the LDS Church Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Sept 14, 2014. LINK

A Circle of Empathy: How to Build Bridges Between Progressive and Conservative Mormons

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, AT 11:00 AM Members of the Mormons Building Bridges steering committee will be presenting a workshop entitled “A Circle of Empathy: How to Build Bridges Between Conservative and Progressive Mormons” at the 2014 Sunstone Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the University of Utah Olpin Student Union Building. See: Symposium Registration The path of a…
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Sit With Me Sunday–Tabernacle Choir Event

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014, 8:30AM (MST) Four times a year, typically on holidays, MBB extends a special invitation to all our LGBTQI/SSA friends to attend one of our church services.  We also hold special SWMS field-trips to attend the Music and the Spoken Word at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City. As a way…
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Denver Pride Parade

SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014, 8:00AM (MST) PrideFest Parade starts at 9.30 am from Cheesman Park and proceeds 14 blocks down Colfax Avenue to the festival in Civic Center Park. Meeting place: KING SOOPERS PARKING LOT at 9th and Downing, downtown Denver. Meeting time: 8 a.m. sharp. We have to walk together to our spot by…
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