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Upcoming Events

Standing on Holy Ground: Metropolitan Community Churches and LGBTQ-Affirming Religion: A CLGS Exhibition at the GTU Library

November 5, 2019 – March 5, 2020

More than 50 years ago, before the Stonewall Rebellion, a group of gay Christians, under the leadership of the Rev. Troy Perry, gathered in Los Angeles in 1968 and founded what was to become Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC), a gay-affirming Christian denomination which has grown to encompass people and congregations from more than 20 countries […]

Lavender Lunch: “Better Things for Shattered United Methodists” with Bishop Roy Sano

February 25, 2020
12:10pm to 1:15pm

What is next for the United Methodist Church, which has struggled to stay united given disagreements over the place of LGBTQ people in the denomination, same-gender marriage ceremonies, and the permissibility of ordaining LGBTQ pastors? Bishop Roy Sano, 2019-2020 Bishop in Residence at Pacific School of Religion, served on the PSR faculty from 1975 to […]

Lavender Lunch: “Latinx and LGBTQ: Challenges to Belonging in Mainline Churches” with Rev. Carla Roland Guzmán

March 10, 2020
12:10pm to 1:15pm

In this Lavender Lunch Carla Roland will discuss the findings of the first part of their research project on belonging for Latinx LGBTQ+ persons in the Episcopal Church and the various challenges faced by these communities.  In particular, they explore how folks feel about welcome, inclusion, appreciation, and belonging, and how this is a multivalent […]

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