My First Week on the Job

What a first week as the Organizer at More Light Presbyterians. Over the weekend I joined 900 others from across the country at Montreat. The occasion, MLK’s Unfinished Agenda, was a commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s presence at Montreat 50 years ago....

MLP out in the World this Summer

More Light Presbyterians’ staff are often out in the world advocating for LGBTQ issues, preaching, teaching, and creating new contours of community that are supported by our intersectional commitments.  This summer, both Alex and Robyn are extremely busy, so you...

The Future meets us Today

Romans 6: 1-14 1 What then are we to say? Should we continue in sin in order that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin go on living in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4...

Stories That Heal: Out of Order

http://www.vimeo.com/118620741Three years ago, I said “yes” to a British filmmaker who wanted to tell the stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Presbyterians seeking a call or ordination within the PC(USA). In 2012, I said yes to sharing my my...

More Light Sunday 2015

The mission theme for this year’s More Light Sunday is:  abundance. This year’s More Light Sunday is the first Sunday of June:  June 7th.  We use this Sunday to reflect on the past year and lean toward our future together to create a more robust welcome...

National Day of Silence

Adrienne Rich, from “Cartographies of Silence” 3. The technology of silence The rituals, the etiquette the blurring of terms silence not absence of words or music or even raw sounds Silence can be a plan rigorously executed the blueprint to a life It is a presence it...