News from AllianceQ: September 2020

Anti-Racism Town Halls

In a series of virtual town halls, Reconciliation Ministry and the Office of the General Minister and President continue to facilitate conversation about love and justice. The October 8 town hall will focus on race, gender, and sexual identity.

Previous town hall recordings can be found here.

Sept. 10 – Love is an Action Word: Obra Hispana, Latinx, and Just Borders

Disciples reflect on the policies, practices, and theology that shape our relations with Obra Hispana, the Latinx community, and their call to action.

Sept. 24 – Love is an Action Word: National Convocation, the Black Lives Matter movement
Disciples reflect on the policies, practices, and theology that shape our relations with National Convocation and the BLM movement, and their call to action.



Oct. 8 – Love is an Action Word: Race, Gender, and Sexual Identity
Disciples reflect on the policies, practices, and theology that shape our relationships with our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse (LGBTQ+) siblings and encourage more inclusive, affirming faith communities with a call to action. AllianceQ Executive Director + Minister Melissa Guthrie Loy to serve as Moderator for this town hall. Panelists to include Rev. Luther Young and other AllianceQ leaders and members.



Oct. 22 – Love is an Action Word: Puerto Rico, Imperialist ideology, and mission 
Disciples reflect on the policies, practices, and theology that shape our relations with Puerto Rico, and their call to action.

Nov.  5 – Love is an Action Word: Identity, Theology, and Faithful care for the community
A multi-racial, multi-cultural panel of Disciples talk about identity, theology, and how they live out the call to faithful care for the community.

How true it is that we are better together when all are at the table. With an upcoming workshop titled “Better Together,” we want to hear your “better together” stories. Info and call for submissions here: Better Together.