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Upcoming Events

Jewish and Queer Raised: A Retreat for the Next Generation

November 3, 2019

The CLGS Jewish Roundtable is hosting the first-ever gathering for adults who were raised in Jewish and queer families and communities.  Over forty young adults ranging in age from eighteen to late thirties will attend this retreat on Sunday, 3 November 2019 on the Pacific School of Religion campus in Berkeley, California. “I feel that […]

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

November 5, 2019 – February 28, 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: “MCC Ministry Today: It’s Who We Are and What We Do” with Rev. Jim Mitulski

November 12, 2019
12:00 noon

Founded in 1968 by Rev. Troy Perry, The Metropolitan Church (MCC) combined deeply-rooted religious beliefs and practices (particularly from the Pentecostal, Baptist and Roman Catholic faiths) with the emerging gay liberation movement to develop innovative, affirming, and eros-positive theologies.  In this Lavender Lunch Jim Mitulski will speak about the MCC as a living, dynamic, and […]

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