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...
Making Space

Making Space

I don’t think I’ll ever forget the first time a teenager asked me if they were going to hell. I’d been in my job as the Youth Programs Director at ROSMY for a few months, working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth, and was visiting a...

Who Do We Crucify?

This year’s Paschal Triduum is launched. We have been at table. Now we are at the cross. The church is just now formally beginning to realize LGBTQ bodies have been denied, suffered, and killed in its name. Christ was killed by the institution of the Roman Government....