I felt welcomed and affirmed in Lake Oswego, Oregon

By: Friday August 19, 2011 9:32 am

When Autumn told me that she would be having her gender affirmation surgery in Lake Oswego, Oregon, I was both delighted and a little nervous. I was delighted because this meant that I could be present as a supportive friend on the day of the surgery, what with Lake Oswego being only a 3-4 hour [...]

A Bright Spot in the Rust Belt: Woodside Church’s Journey to Open and Affirming

By: Thursday June 9, 2011 12:42 am

Woodside Church has long been known as Flint, Michigan’s liberal Christian church.  An inter-denominational church, Woodside affiliates with United Church of Christ (UCC) and American Baptist Churches USA (ABC-USA). Late in August of 2006, Woodside made the papers in a most extraordinary way: The oldest Baptist church in Flint MI is the first Baptist congregation [...]

United Church of Christ activates their Justice & Witness Ministries for DADT repeal

By: Thursday November 18, 2010 3:21 pm

Operating under the banner of “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8), the United Church of Christ is mobilizing their members to take action for DADT repeal through their Justice and Witness Ministries.  Perhaps UCC members on the [...]

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