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Blog Mar, 18, 2015
Walking in Grace: Affirming Marriage for All Loving Couples

Presbyteries have now voted YES! The Book of Order of the Presbyterian Church (USA) now includes all loving and committed couples. Amendment 14F was ratified by 51% of our Presbyteries. 

Blog Mar, 09, 2015
Holding Out Hope For The Presbyterian Church

Here we go:

I am one of those women who has been planning her wedding since before she started dating. My Pinterest board can attest to this. I wanted a long, lace,appropriately modest dress and calla lillies.

Blog Mar, 02, 2015
How To Spread The Gospel After Marriage Equality

A year and a half ago, I was asked by a couple from Alabama to perform their wedding.

Blog Feb, 24, 2015
The Day Love Reigned In Florida

From faiths of all traditions, we clergy stood waiting to be selected like kids on a childhood playground. People from all walks of life had gathered: gay, straight, couples, singles, families with children, black, white, Latino, and Asian. People mingled introducing one to another.

Blog Jan, 16, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Marriage Equality & Unfinished Business

It was a glorious day! It was the first day my marriage of 37 years to Paula was deemed legal in the state where we make our home—Florida! 

But in the middle of our marriage equality celebration—there was a lesson about race. 

Blog Jun, 24, 2014
Presbyterians Embrace A Table for All

This past week, I have sat at the Table. Not just any table, but the Table of Christ, around which I have gathered since I was a child.

This week, however, the Table looked different than I have ever imagined. 

News Jun, 19, 2014
History Made: Presbyterian Church (USA) Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Detroit, MI – Today, the 221st General Assembly of the nearly two million member Presbyterian Church (USA) made history as it affirmed the marriages of same-sex couples.

The Assembly voted 429 to 175 to update the language about marriage from a "man and a woman" to "two persons" in the PC(USA) constitution.

Blog Jun, 16, 2014
Open Wide Our Doors: Bringing Hope to The Presbyterian Church (USA)

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. (Revelation 3:20)

Blog Jun, 11, 2014
The General Assembly Is Not God

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will soon make headlines, one way or another.

Blog May, 28, 2014
Advancing Equality In Love And Marriage

Love is one of the things that makes us, as a people, thrive. We love our families. We love our friends. We grow to love those in our communities. We love those in our church. And we even love those who are in our schools. Love is a matter of the heart. Most persons who have found love can testify that it was heart over mind, a feeling over teaching—spirit over doctrine.