Rev Ecclesia de Lange will speak on “Inclusive and Affirming Ministries (IAM) keeping the dialogue on human sexuality and faith going within the Religious Sector. An introduction to IAM’s mission and methodology  in Southern and East Africa within faith communities for the  advancement and inclusion of ALL people”

Ecclesia de Lange is an ordained minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA). She holds a Comprehensive Honours degree in Theology from the University of Southern Africa (UNISA) and a Master’s degree in social science from the University of Cape Town (UCT). After announcing to her congregation that she was going to marry her same-sex life partner, Ecclesia was charged, suspended, disciplined and discontinued as a Methodist minister in February 2010. She has been involved with IAM part-time since 2011 and became a full-time staff member in 2014. Since 2015 she had position as Senior Program Manager and was appointed as director from June 2017. Ecclesia has extensive experience in business and facilitation.

Venue: Hodgson Hall, behind the Methodist Church on Main Road, Rosebank,Cape Town. Entrance and parking via Chapel Road

Time: 10h00 on Saturday 1st June 2019