An abundant amount of curriculum and resources is available for communities of faith to teach sexuality to congregants throughout their lifetime. From pre-school children to older adults, there is always more to learn about sexuality. A variety of methods and styles are used in sexuality education, but overall, the resources listed below support the belief that sexuality is a special gift to be nurtured through teachings and discussions within communities of faith.
This resource, updated and adapted by Advocates for Youth in 2012, is based upon the Religious Institute's bibliography of sexuality education curricula for faith communities. The current version can be found in A Time to Speak: Faith Communities and Sexuality Education, Third Edition, 2011, and is available at religiousinstitute.org/online-guide/annotated-bibliography-of-sexuality-education-curricula.
Although a resource may be out of print with the original publisher, it may be available in secular or faith libraries or from used book sellers.
Benziger Family Life Program, Grades K-8
Curricula including teachers' and students' guides for each grade level, kindergarten through eighth grade. There are also an implementation manual and a video for parents. Online program resources include student games, extra activities, official church documents, child development information, and frequently asked questions. Human Reproduction is discussed in the 5th and 6th grade and is primarily focused on providing information. Curriculum recognizes parents as primary teachers. Call for exact prices. (Roman Catholic)
RCL Benziger, 200 East Bethany, Allen, TX 75002; 1-877-ASK-4-RCL, Website: http://www.rclbenziger.com.
Created By God: About Human Sexuality for Older Girls and Boys, Grades 5-6
James H. Ritchie
A six-session curriculum for older elementary school children emphasizing a healthy biblical and Christian perspective on human sexuality, values, and relationships. There is also a Leader's Resource Kit, which is a step-by-step guide to planning and implementing the curriculum. (United Methodist) Includes CD with music and reproductions. New edition expected fall of 2008.
1999; Cokesbury, 201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202-0801; Phone: 800/672-1789; Fax: 800/445-8189; Website: http://www.amazon.com/Created-God-Student-James-Richie/dp/0687074096/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1331568478&sr=8-4.
Our Whole Lives (OWL): A Lifespan Sexuality Education Series, Grades K-1, 4-6
Part of a comprehensive lifespan sexuality education series developed jointly by the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries. Material for grades K-1 support parents in educating children about birth, babies, bodies and families. Following a Parent Meeting and Parent/Child Orientation, the eight class sessions engage children with stories, songs, and activities. In grades 4-6, participants address pubertal changes, read It's Perfectly Normal, and examine topics such as values and sexuality, communication and decision making. Both offer a weekly "Home Link" — a homework project for parents and children to do together. (Unitarian Universalist Association and United Church of Christ)
Call for prices for each level. Unitarian Universalist Association, UUA Bookstore, 25 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108; Phone: 800/215-9076; Fax: 617/723-4805; Website: http://www.uua.org/owl/main.html.
Middle School/High School
And the Two Shall Become One: A Teenage Study-unit on Sex, Sexuality and the Sacrament of Marriage
Orthodox Church in America Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry
Fr. Michael Anderson, Fr. John Matusiak, Linda Kozler, and David Subu
This 7-8 session curriculum begins by identifying misconceptions about sex and sexuality; breaking down stereotypes of men and women; and naming sexuality as a God-given aspect of who we are as human beings. The series engages teenagers through discussion, case studies, and role play, and encourages teenagers to ask the Church their questions. Students explore the Orthodox marriage ceremony, discuss a holistic understanding of loving relationships, and commit to their own personal boundaries. (Orthodox Church in America) available here.
Body and Soul Youth Study Leader's Guide: Health Sexuality and the People of God
This guide follows biblical texts with a specific focus on topics that are of particular concern to youth, including body image, attractions, and sexual boundaries. Primarily for high school students, the guide can also be adapted to middle school students. Through worship and interactive Bible study, this guide explores topics like Our Bodies, God's Image; Created for Intimacy; Honoring the Gift of Sex; and Holy Desires. (Mennonite Church USA)
$14.99; 2010; Faith & Life Resources, 616 Walnut Avenue, Scottdale, PA 15683; Phone 800-245-7894 Fax 724887-3111; http://www.faithandliferesources.org
Free in Christ to Care for the Neighbor: Lutheran Youth Talk about Human Sexuality
Helen Musik, Dan Jessup, and Crystal Kirgiss
Adapted from the 2006 study "Free in Christ to Serve Your Neighbor," this is a six-session curriculum designed for use with senior high youth. Session titles include: Created as Sexual Beings, The Voices of Influence, When is Sex OK?, Sex, Power, and Abuse, Selling Sex, and Sex for Money. Sessions use current media such as film clips and popular songs to spark discussion. Each session includes a take-home sheet for use by parents that summarizes what was discussed in class with the youth and gives suggestions for conversation started in the home. (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
2007; Free; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; available at http://www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Social-Statements/JTF-Human-Sexuality/Resources/For-Youth.aspx
Teenage Girls and Teenage Guys
Two separate, ten session resources for teenage girls and boys. Designed to be used separately with girls and boys, the sessions address gender-specific issues. Topics for girls and guys include self-perception, purity, sexuality, emotions, and friendship. (Non-denominational Christian).
2006; $17.99 each; Youth Specialties, 833 Broadway Suite 201, El Cajon, CA 92021; Phone: 800-776-8008; Website: http://www.youthspecialties.com
God's Gift of Sex: A Study for Young People
From the Fast Lane Bible Studies series, this five session course is for junior high students. It follows traditional bible study format with additional skits that address respect for sex role differences, consent, dealing with negative sexual experiences, and how present personal identity affects future sexual happiness. (Church of the Brethren and the Mennonite Church)
1999; $9.99; Faith & Life Resource, 616 Walnut Ave/ Scottdale, PA 15683; Phone: 800/245-7894; Fax: 724/887-3111; Website: http://store.mpn.net
Good Sex 2.0
Jim Hanckock and Kara Powell
This biblically-based, seven-session curriculum kit includes a 13-segment DVD, one copy of the student journal, What (Almost) Nobody Will Tell You About Sex, and one copy of the Good Sex 2.0 Leader's Guide, all of which include the latest in social science and sexual research among adolescents. When used together, the components of this curriculum kit will bring up the tough questions, open up honest dialogue, and help students see how their sexuality fits into God's plan for their lives. It uses a whole-person approach to getting students involved in understanding, enjoying, and taking responsibility for their sexuality—all without lecturing, intimidating, or moralizing. (Non-denominational Christian)
2009; Youth Specialties, 833 Broadway Suite 201, El Cajon, CA 92021; Phone: 800-776-8008; Website: http://www.youthspecialties.com
Healthy Relationships Program
Jewish Women International
A series of programs for Jewish children and teenagers to examine and talk openly about the dynamics of their social lives, empower them to build healthy relationships, and prevent dating abuse. Jewish Women International offers a number of age-specific programs to build self-esteem and explore relationships through a Jewish lens: girls and boys; 12-year-old tweens to college seniors; students, campers and youth group members; including, Good Guys, Strong Girls, When Push Comes to Shove, and When the Vow Breaks. The lengths of programs range from one-and-a-half hours to 12 hours. (Non-denominational Jewish)
2009, $50-$75; Jewish Women International, 2000 M Street, NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC, 20036; Phone: 800-343-2823, Fax: 202-857-1380; Website: http://www.jwi.org
In God's Image: Male and Female
Patricia Martens Miller
A human sexuality program for grades five through eight. Teacher's Manuals, videos, student and parent worksheets, and additional materials are available for each grade. The developmental approach is composed of four areas: Respecting Yourself, Asserting Yourself, Informing Yourself, and Challenging Yourself. There are five units in each area. There is one video and one teacher manual per area, with student/parent worksheets for each of the five units. Materials come in English and Spanish with online updates provided yearly. (Catholic)
1989; These items are out of print with the original publisher, may be available on online with Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
Journey to Adulthood
This is an online curriculum for youth from 6th to 12th grade. Youth progress through three levels: Rite 13, Journey to Adulthood (J2A), and Young Adults in Church (YAC). The youth remain with the same group until senior year. The two year curriculum cycle includes Sunday school and retreat material, parent meetings, movie lists, service projects and fundraisers. The program offers a comprehensive approach looking at self-society, spirituality, and sexuality. Specific to sexuality, the Rite 13 material focuses on gender issues and identity formation, while the high school material focuses on relationships and sexual behavior. The senior high material has two sections titled "Meaningful Is Not Good Enough: How to Decide When to Do It" and "Be Yourself and Stay Alive: Feedback on Sexuality." The material is usually downloaded but can be mailed on CD. (Episcopalian)
Updated yearly; $200 per year for three years (includes resource help); LeadeResources, 38 Mulberry Street Box 302, Leeds, MA 01053-0302; Phone: 800/941-2218; Website: http://www.leaderresources.org
Keeping It Real: A Faith-Based Model for Teen Dialog on Sex and Sexuality
This is a seven-session program for ages 13-17, developed by The Black Church Initiative of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. It consists of a facilitator's guide and a teen activity book. The material deals with popular culture, relationships with others, and defining one's personal identity amidst current real life pressures. This is the only curriculum that incorporates direct discussion of racial issues. (Non-denominational Christian)
2000; Free, when trained to facilitate curriculum; Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, 1025 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 1130, Washington, D.C. 20005; Phone: 202/628-7700; Website: http://www.rcrc.org/programs/keepinitreal.cfm
Let's Be Real: Honest Discussions about Faith and Sexuality
Duane A. Ewers and M. Stevens Games, Editors
A non-denominational Christian curriculum designed for adolescents in middle school and high school. It consists of six sessions: anatomy, decision-making, relationships, contraception and sexually transmitted diseases, as well as media and culture. A parent resource, "Let's Listen Series" is included. The curriculum is divided by ages for audiences from 6th through 12th grade with a learning sequence chart that helps leaders understand developmental needs. There are two other supplementary offerings. Other resources in this series include: Let's Listen, a resource for parents designed to help them communicate with 7th-12th graders ($7.00) and Let's Decide, a six-session curriculum which highlights youth who have made decisions about sexuality. Session titles include: getting started, media and culture, anatomy, decision making, relationships, contraception and STI. It also contains a commitment service ($5.00). (Non-denominational Christian)
1998; $15.00; Abingdon Press, 201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202-0801; Phone: 800/251-3320; Fax: 800/836-7802; Website: http://www.abingdonpress.com. Some of these items are out of print with the original publisher, may be available on online with Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
Love - All That and More
A program for high school and college youth, it includes a six-session curriculum and three videos, as well as separate facilitators' guides for Jewish and Christian youth. The material focuses on developing healthy relationships that value mutual equality and respect as well as help teens recognize abusive relationships. (Multifaith)
2000; $285; Faith Trust Institute, 2400 N. 45th Street, Suite 10, Seattle, Washington, 98103; Phone: 206/634-1903 or 877/860-2255, Website: http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org
Love Shouldn't Hurt: Building Healthy Relationships for Jewish Youth
Developed for Jewish youth by Jewish youth, Love Shouldn't Hurt is a new dating violence prevention curriculum addressing the age span from middle school through college. Includes Parent Workshop Power Point Presentation CD ROM. (Non-denominational Jewish). Sliding donation $250-$100; Shalom Bayit: Ending Domestic Violence in Jewish Homes, P.O. Box 10103, Oakland, CA 94610, 510-541-8874 phone; Website: http://www.love-shouldnt-hurt.org
Loving Wisely: Making Responsible Reproductive Choices, A Curriculum for Jewish Teens
The curriculum was written in preparation for the March on Women's Lives. The curriculum draws on a variety of texts “central to Judaism” in order to “present a variety of opinions and ideas regarding responsible reproductive choices.” The curriculum contains three ninety-minute sessions focused on ethical decision-making as well as a section for further reading. The interactive curriculum is appropriate for use with high school age youth.(Union for Reform Judaism)
2004; no longer in print.
Male and Female: Blessed by God
This curriculum is designed for adolescents in grades 10-12 and their parents. It consists of seven core sessions and four optional sessions. Topics include the Biblical and theological foundations for sexuality, decision-making, relationships, dating, sexuality in the media, sexually explicit materials, sexual abuse, and sexually transmitted diseases. (The United Methodist Church)
1989; out of print.
Our Whole Lives (OWL): A Lifespan Sexuality Education Series, Grades 7-9, 10-12
Part of the comprehensive lifespan sexuality education series developed jointly by the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries. The junior high and high school curricula include lessons on positive and negative limit setting, development of moral decision-making, and address disability and sexual identity differences. Further information about the program, trainers, planning guides, and advocacy initiatives can be found at the web site of the Unitarian Universalist Association. (Unitarian Universalist Association and United Church of Christ)
Call for prices for each level. Unitarian Universalist Association, UUA Bookstore, 25 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108; Phone: 800/215-9076; Fax: 617/723-4805; Website: http://www.uua.org/owl/main.html
Sacred Choices: Adolescent Relationships and Sexual Ethics (Middle School and High School Modules)
Rabbi Laura Novak Winer
The modules include a facilitator's guide, 5 student sessions, and 3 sessions for parents. Sessions cover topics such as sexual development, peer pressure, and assertiveness. The curriculum also addresses tough topics such as being “friends with benefits” and “hooking-up”. The curriculum is designed to be flexible enough to use with congregations of varying sizes. Middle School module is digital download only. (Union for Reform Judaism)
2007; $49.95; available from URJ BOOKS & MUSIC 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 212.650.4120; Website: http://www.urjbooksandmusic.com
Sex and the Teenager: Choices and Decisions
Kieran Sawyer, S.S.N.D
The twelve session curriculum can be used in high school religious education settings. “The program deals with a variety of topics including: what to do on a date; how to tell the difference between love, infatuation, and exploitation; premarital sex; contraception; abortion; adoption and teen parenting; homosexuality; and setting personal moral limits and holding to them.” There are suggestions for use on a retreat including games and music selections. (Catholic)
1999; $9.95 Participant Book, $24.95 Leader's Guide; Ave Maria Press, P.O. Box 428, Notre Dame, IN 46556; Phone: 800-282-1865; Fax 800-282-5681; Web site: http://avemariapress.com
From the Fast Lane Bible Studies series for middle school students, this five-session study helps youth better understand, celebrate and care for their bodies. The units deal with issues of self-esteem, sexuality, physical fitness, and the pressures of alcohol, drugs, and an unhealthy diet from a Biblical perspective. (Church of the Brethren and the Mennonite Church)
1998; $9.99; Faith & Life Resources, 616 Walnut Ave, Scottsdale, PA 15683; Phone: 800/245-7894; Fax: 724/887-3111; Website: http://www.mpn.net
Tough Choices: Bringing Moral Issues Home
Sean Lynch and Brian O'Brien
The curriculum covers eleven specific issues with an appendix addressing another nine issues. The issues range from divorce to drug and alcohol abuse to capital punishment; of particular interest are the sections on abortion, homosexuality, sexuality, child abuse and domestic violence. “Though applicable in several different courses and programs, the basic approach is for a teacher, catechist, or youth minister to assign a moral dilemma to be taken home, read, and discussed using the questions that accompany each.” Then each student returns ready to discuss the dilemmas. Information is provided on the official church statements as well as contemporary religious readings. (Catholic)
2003; $19.95; Ave Maria Press, P.O. Box 428, Notre Dame, IN 46556; Phone: 800-282-1865; Fax 800-282-5681; Web site: http://www.avemariapress.com
Yad B'Yad: Working Hand in Hand to Create Healthy Relationships
This curriculum, designed to be used by communities from all streams of Judaism, consists of five sessions, complete with text studies, interactive activities and discussion questions. Focusing on the tools needed to build healthy relationships and to prevent dating violence, the course explores issues related to self-esteem, gender roles, healthy friendships and dating relationships, as well as offering strategies for helping those who are involved in abusive relationships. Designed for Jewish youth in the 6th-8th grades, this curriculum consists of 5 sessions. (Non-denominational Jewish)
2005; $19.95. FaithTrust Institute, 2400 N. 45th Street #10, Seattle, WA 98103, 206-634-1903 phone, 206-634-0115 fax; Website: http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org
Youth Talk is a theme-based curriculum for junior high and high school youth. Topics include “Voices & Messages,” “Relationships,” “Real Difficulties,” “Self-esteem,” “Religion,” and “Sexuality.” Youth Talk: Sexuality consists of five sessions that help youth understand that sexuality is an ongoing aspect of their lives and to appreciate the goodness of their own sexuality. It addresses gender roles, dating, date rape, AIDS, and attitudes and behaviors. (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
1994; no longer in print; Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 426 South Fifth Street, P.O. Box 1209, Minneapolis, MN 55440-1209; Phone: 800/328-4648; Fax: 612/330-3455; Website: http://www.augsburgfortress.org
Created in God's Image: A Human Sexuality Program for Ministry and Mission
Overview: Faith A. Johnson and Gordon J. Svoboda, II
Leader's Manual: Eleanor S. Morrison and Melanie Morrison, $12.00
Participant's Book: Melanie Morrison and Eleanor S. Morrison, $12.00 A Manual for Ministry in the Congregation: Mary Ellen Haines and Bill Stackhouse This program is written for college age and adults. (UCC)
1993; Participant and Leader Manuals cost $2.00 each. For ordering information, call the Minister of Sexuality Education and Justice, Ms. Ann L. Hanson, Justice and Witness Ministries, at 216.736.3718, or e-mail her at
; Division of the American Missionary Association, United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, 700 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-1110; http://www.ucc.org
The Welcoming Congregation: Resources for Affirming Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Persons, 2nd Edition
The Rev. Scott vv. Alexander, Editor
This manual consists of 10 two-hour workshops and 15 workshop readings for participants. They are sequenced to promote consciousness-raising and critical thinking about attitudes toward gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons. It is designed for any faith tradition that is interested in becoming more welcoming of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons.
1999, $30, Unitarian Universalist Association, UUA Bookstore, 25 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108; Phone: 800-215-9076; Fax: 617-723-4805; Website: http://www.uuabookstore.org
Family Sexuality Education: A Course for Parents
Joe H. Leonard
This five-unit program is for parents with children between the ages of three and 12. Topics include: “Exploring and Understanding Our Own Sexuality,” “Sexuality Through Childhood,” “Sexuality in the Home,” “Values,” and “Communication Skills.” (American Baptist Church, U.S.A)
1995; $7.20; Judson Publishing, P.O. Box 851, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851; Phone: 1-800-458-3766; Fax: 6101768-2107; Website: http://www.judsonpress.com
Middle School/High School
To the Point: Confronting Youth Issues/AIDS
Diane L. Hyson, Editor Carmen M. Gaud
This resource offers practical ways to talk to teens and adults about AIDS in a biblical and theological context. It consists of five sessions as well as teacher background information. A Spanish section is also included. The HIV/AIDS information needs updating. (The United Methodist Church)
1993; no longer in print.
Breaking the Silence: A Faith Based Model for Adult Dialogue on Sex and Sexuality
Black Church Initiative of the Religious coalition for Reproductive Choice
A faith-based sexuality education model developed to help congregations, parents, guardians, and clergy address sex and sexuality to then assist teens in making healthy life choices. The goal of the nine session programs is to help participants increase their comfort level talking about sex with teens. The curriculum package includes a leader's guide, training modules, bulletin announcements, glossary of terms, information on pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS resources, technical assistance, and an extensive biography (multifaith).
2004; Free, when trained to facilitate curriculum; Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, 1025 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 1130, Washington, D.C. 20005; Phone: 202/628-7700; Website: http://www.rcrc.org/programs/breakingthesilence.cfm
Talking with Your Teen: Conversations For Life
One of six chapters focuses on communicating and discussing sexuality with your teen. The section on sexuality can be a helpful addition to youth curricula that do not include a parent section. The curriculum as a whole is a good parent education tool. It includes a leader's guide and individual workbooks. (United Methodist/Christian)
1999; Abingdon Press, 201 Eighth Avenue South, P.O. Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202-0801; Phone: 800/251-3320; Fax: 800/836-7802; Website: http://www.amazon.com/Talking-With-Your-Teen-Parents/dp/0687088577
In God's Image
Janet Neff Brewer
A book for parents and their children ages 2-5. The large-format picture book for toddlers and preschoolers allows parents or caregivers to comfortably teach the facts and values of sexuality education from a faith perspective. Topics include fetal development, boys' and girls' bodies differ, how to stay healthy and safe, how to tell bad touching from good touching and what to do about it, and how to deal with emotions like anger, sadness, and fear. A parent's guide and congregation guide are available separately. (Presbyterian)
1998; Children's Book $7.48; Guide for Parents $3.48; Guide for Congregations $3.48; Presbyterian Distribution Service, 100 Witherspoon Street, Louisville, KY 40202-1396; Phone: 800/524-2612; Fax: 502/569-8030; Website: http://www.pcusa.org. These items are out of print with the original publisher.
Nurturing Healthy Sexuality at Home: Body and Soul Parents' At-Home Guide
This publication discusses topics in sexuality through worship and interactive Bible study. It is a guide for parents of children ages 2 through 10 and includes a section on practices and habits for promoting healthy sexuality and a list of activities. (Mennonite Church USA)
$8.99; 2010; Faith & Life Resources, 616 Walnut Avenue, Scottdale, PA 15683; Phone 800-245-7894 Fax 724887-3111; http://www.faithandliferesources.org
Learning About Sex
This series of 11 books is designed to help children develop a godly, biblical understanding of human sexuality, and assist parents, teachers, pastors and doctors in answering children's questions. It provides up-to-date and medically correct information, with age-appropriate language and illustrations. In its fifth edition, each level of the series is gender-specific, with separate books for boys and girls (The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod)
2008; $12.99-$142.89; Concordia Publishing House, 3558 South Jefferson, St. Louis, MO 63118; Phone: 800-325-3040, 314-268-1000; http://www.cph.org
Middle School/High School
Created by God Tweens, Faith, and Human Sexuality
James H. Ritchie
A biblically based reference book for children ages 10 to 13. Children will learn what is happening to them physically, emotionally, and sexually—and that sexual decisions are also spiritual decisions. It discusses the changes that are happening as tweens proceed through adolescence including likeness and differences of males and females and a step by step guide through puberty. DVDs, CDs, and parent guides are available. (Mennonite Church USA; The United Methodist Church)
$7.50; 2010; Abingdon Press, 201 Eight Avenue South, PO Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202; Phone 800-251-3320 Fax 800-836-7802; http://www.abingdonpress.com
Purity, Virginity, Chastity Educational Packet (PVC)
North American Council (NAC) of Teen Society of Orthodox Youth Organizations (SOYO)
This resource is a compilation of texts, summary beliefs, questions for conversation about prayers and Scripture that relate to sexuality, moral decision-making scenarios with accompanying discussion questions, and Biblical verses that address the Orthodox Church's beliefs, attitudes, and positions about sexuality. PVC encourages teens to dialogue about how the Church's teachings relate to their lives. Topics include the mystery of marriage, birth control, holiness and purity, abortion, homosexuality, co-habitation, and the difference between lust and love (Antiochian Christian Archdiocese of North America).
2010; No charge; PDF available at www.antiochian.org/PVC
Body and Soul Boxed Set: Healthy Sexuality and the People of God
This series of study guides are each split into four sections that offer opportunities to explore Biblical texts through group reflection and discussion. Through worship and interactive Bible study, church members explore the topics Our Bodies, God's Image; Created for Intimacy; Honoring the Gift of Sex; and Holy Desires. The series includes an Adult Study Leader's Guide, Coordinator's Guide, Parents' At-Home Guide, Worship Leader's Guide, and Youth Study Leader's Guide. (Mennonite Church USA)
$49.99 (call for pricing on complete set); 2010; Faith & Life Resources, 616 Walnut Avenue, Scottdale, PA 15683; Phone 800-245-7894 Fax 724887-3111; http://www.faithandliferesources.org
Free in Christ to Serve the Neighbor: Lutherans Talk about Human Sexuality
This is the third study offered by the Task Force for ELCA Studies on Sexuality under the general theme, “Journey Together Faithfully.” The eight study sessions include titles such as: Created as Sexual Beings; Sexuality, Culture, and Freedom; Sexuality and Social Institutions; Sex, Power, and Abuse; Sexuality, Money, and the Bottom Line; and Sexuality and Economic Justice. Sessions use hymns, prayers, and Biblical verse spark discussion. (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
2006; Free; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; available at http://www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Social-Statements/JTF-Human-Sexuality/Resources/For-Youth.aspx
Kulanu: All of Us - A Program & Resource Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Inclusion
Richard F. Address, Joel L. Kushner, and Geoffrey Mitelman
This manual offers practical suggestions and curriculum content to encourage gay and lesbian inclusion in the Jewish community. Chapters include: “History and Texts,” “Steps to Inclusion,” “Life-Cycles,” “Leadership Training and Education,” “(Re)Defining Family and Temple Membership,” and “Employment Practices.” (Union for Reform Judaism)
1996; $19.95; URJ Press, 633 Third Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10017; Phone: 212-650-4120; Fax: 212-650-4119; Website: http://urjbooksandmusic.com
Edited and compiled by Lara Kish, 2012.