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Blog Aug, 07, 2017
Trans Still Speaking in the United Church of Christ

“…for not with you alone am I making this covenant, but both with those who stand here with us today, before our God, and with those who are not here with us today." Deuteronomy 29:14-15

Blog May, 08, 2015
The Future Of Faith From A Trans-Man's Perspective

It's 9:30 on Sunday morning. I show up to work with my shirt buttoned to the collar and my boots shined to a glossy black. I choose not to wear a tie most Sundays. The chain on my wallet swings freely from my back right pocket as I swagger in, copy of the liturgy in hand.

Blog Aug, 12, 2014
Keeping My Church A Safe Place For The LGBTQ Community

My church, First Church Congregational in Rochester NH, has been "Open and Affirming" (a designation of the United Church of Christ) since 2002.

Blog Jul, 21, 2014
Gay Games 2014: Sponsored By Cleveland's United Church Of Christ

A generation of young Americans is rejecting Christianity because they widely perceive it to be anti-gay and, as such, "shallow," "anti-intellectual," "insincere," and even "hypocritical."

Blog Jul, 11, 2014
Finding My Way Home: My Journey As A Trans* Christian

My greatest problem with being a Trans* person was coming to terms with my faith. I grew up in the Southern Baptist church. My earliest memories were of my church. It was always the center point of my existence.

I didn’t think I was being traumatized by my church while I was growing up.

Blog May, 05, 2014
The Freedom To Say "I Do"

I was delighted when I heard the news that the United Church of Christ (UCC) had brought a landmark lawsuit against the State of North Carolina to hopefully overturn Amendment One.

News Apr, 28, 2014
United Church Of Christ Landmark Lawsuit Says North Carolina Laws Restrict Freedom of Religion

The General Synod of the United Church of Christ (UCC) filed a lawsuit today in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, arguing that North Carolina laws defining and regulating marriage as being between a man and woman restrict UCC ministers from performing their religious duties and are unconstitutional.

Blog Mar, 13, 2014
How One Epiphany Helped Me Grow As A Christian

On Independence Day 2006, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ presented a resolution to hundreds of delegates to affirm same-sex marriages.

It was a very hot, sunny Atlanta, Georgia afternoon with temperatures reaching beyond 100 degrees.

News Sep, 25, 2012
News Aug, 29, 2012
Offering Sanctuary in a Hostile Land

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