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Dr. Kate Ott Discusses Faith, Sexuality and Relationships

Christian social ethics expert Dr. Kate Ott leads three separate programs--for fifth-graders, confirmands, and parents--about sexuality, their bodies, and healthy relationships from a faith perspective.  

A core part of our faith tradition is how to create faith-filled relationships that balance love of God with self and neighbor. Our sexuality and sexual relationships are part of that balance. But when and how do we start talking to our kids about this?  

Dr. Ott's talk will include information on children's and teen's sexual development and faith development as well as current research on what works to help kids put their faith values into practice.  

An author, professor and parent, Dr. Ott is Assistant Professor of Christian Social Ethics at Drew University Theological School. She holds a doctorate in Christian Social Ethics from Union Theological Seminary (NY) and a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School.

All presentations take place in the Calvin Room:
Fifth-Graders: 10:30am-12:30pm (lunch included)
Confirmands: 3:00pm-4:30pm
Parents and Caregivers: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Questions? Contact Cari Pattison ( or Jonah Smith-Bartlett (

Earlier Event: March 8
8:30 worship
Later Event: March 8
Congregational Meeting