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Blog Apr, 01, 2018
The Value of Spiritual Surrender

Holiday seasons, including Holy Week and Easter, are generally tough for everyone. For many of us in the LGBTQ+ community, holiday seasons can be even tougher, but on the other side of our deepest heartache lies our deepest breakthrough. This is because what we cannot hold alone forces us to either go mad, or go to God.

Blog Mar, 28, 2018
Me And My God

My journey to self-acceptance as a brown queer God-loving woman has been a long one, with many hurdles and wrong turns.  I was raised as a non-denominational Christian.

Blog Mar, 26, 2018
There’s Room For All of Us

LGBTQ Jews have long been on the front lines, fighting for social justice. We are found on every page of the LGBTQ movement, from Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to office in California, to Avram Finkelstein, who co-founded the AIDS advocacy group ACT UP.

Blog Mar, 23, 2018
Please Help Us Find Some Lost Sheep

A Pastoral Letter to the PCUSA: For some time, the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (PCUSA) has been working to reflect in the life of our church the place of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people (LGBTQ) in God’s heart. This is all good. It is also a process.

Blog Mar, 22, 2018
My Religion And Yours: Where’s The Line?

For some people, religion has no influence their way of living. For others, religion is as important as breathing. Whichever way you experience religion, there’s no denying that it is a main topic of discussion, from the media to family dinner tables. 

Blog Mar, 16, 2018
#RefuseToBeComplicit with White Supremacy in Your Church

An open letter to white people of faith: 

At every point in the history of the United States there have been people whose faith has provided the bedrock for lifelong efforts to end violence, oppression, and inequity—Dorothy Day, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Bishop Gene Robinson—and there have been others who have used their religion as a weapon to further these same forces; to maintain the oppressive status quo rather than challenge it.

Blog Mar, 09, 2018
Rev. Candy Holmes' Resignation from MCC Leadership Roles

Dear friends and colleagues, 

There are few things certain in life, but change is certain. Today I am writing to share a significant change in my ministry and why this shift is critical. 

Blog Feb, 28, 2018
The Three Fault Lines Of Injustice Against Rev. Darlene Garner

As we wrap up Black History Month, my mind and heart are returning to Rev. Darlene Garner and the injustice she experienced at the hands of the Metropolitan Community Church, a denomination to which she faithfully gave her leadership and ministry.

Blog Feb, 16, 2018
Only For A Moment

Only for a moment, was it an unmatched statistic. 

When 49 people were gunned to death in what was for some – the only safe space where they could be themselves; we watched, cried, and prayed in horror. But only for a moment did that stand as the largest mass slaying of Americans targeted by an “active shooter” actively engaged in unleashing a fusillade of bullets into a crowd of people in a confined space. Only for a moment.

Blog Dec, 26, 2017
Grieving through the Holidays: Painting Holy Women Icons of Grief

The holidays can be the toughest time of the year. We expect warm nostalgia, celebrations—both sacred and secular—overflowing with family warmth and bonding. For queer people estranged from their families of origin, this can be doubly difficult. Grief, too, can be one of hardest things to deal with around the holidays.

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