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Movie, Munchie, & Mingle Meeting THURSDAY October 18: More Tales Of The City
** update** THURSDAY NIGHT OCTOBER 18. Our meetup group attendees have decided to return to THURSDAY NIGHTS. This week we will watch Season 2, episodes 5 & 6 of More Takes of the City. (My numbers were off by one week, last week we watched 3 & 4.) Everyone who watched the episodes last Thursday agree the story is continually getting better and more exciting. We had quite a lively discussion afterward and enjoyed our snacks. The members of the Meetup really like this format and yes, we are growing in numbers - WE HAVE HIT 200 MEMBERS of record. PLEASE Bring some snacks and / or beverages to share if you would like to. (I have no talent in the area of snacks and beverages). There is no charge for this event, no money is exchanged. The regular attendees have begun to really enjoy each other's company and look forward to seeing the others at these meetups. We strongly encourage you to come out and check out this awesome group. We have our own motto: Let's put some feet to the street and actually come together and meet. That is what the "meetup" concept is all about. Step one: turn off the computer. Step 2: get into the car, or walk, or ride a limebike and actually arrive and meet. See you THURSDAY, October 18. Even if you have not seen the other episodes you will be able to follow the story. Do come out!

Ray Of Hope Church

380 West 1st Street · Elmira, NY

What we're about

Yay! Finally, a fun and friendly social group for the whole community. Let's get together for joyful conversations in an uplifting and supportive atmosphere.

Meet cool people, have some laughs, and make new friends. That's what we're here for.

What we need to decide is what portion of our "group" will develop into an on line conversation group here, and what portion of our activities will be in physical meetup events.

Everyone is welcome to participate. Hopefully we will have active participation of people from every sexual orientation and every gender expression. There are no limits and we are inviting people from the entire spectrum of human interaction. Whoever you are is perfect and we look forward to meeting you! Some people want to move past the traditional labels including, but not limited to; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, transsexual, intersex, genderfluid, hetero-flexible, asexual, agender, cisgender, heterosexual, str8, two-spirit, nonbinary, androgynous, and whatever else is on the horizon!

We hope to make it a weekly event, depending on attendance, etc.

We are hosted by Ray Of Hope Church, the FIRST church in Central New York State founded and consistently supported by the LGBTQIS Community for 35 years. Our social group is just that, not a worship group, not a prayer group, or a Bible study group. If in discussions spirituality comes up we certainly will enjoy the conversation. If it never comes up that is fine too. This group is for everyone regardless of personal beliefs. Persons of every faith and spirituality or no faith or no spirituality are always welcome here. Our emphasis is on serving the community in all its variations, and we are committed to bringing people together for peace, love and compassion.

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Please feel free to PASS THIS INFORMATION ALONG to anyone you know who may benefit from meeting with us for a sense of community, acceptance, support and fun.

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Our meeting location is Ray Of Hope Church, 380 West 1st Street, Elmira, NY. This is a Gay/Lesbian Church and LGBTQIS Fellowship serving the community since 1983, and in Elmira since 1996.

All are welcome to attend our Sunday Services at 10:30am and Bible Study Classes on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

Please see our website for more details: www.RayOfHopeChurch.com

Also feel free to contact Brother Shawn Benedict at (607) 280-0374.

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Thank you so much. We hope this will help many people in so many ways.

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