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News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams October 2017

Sometimes old news is good news! Check out previous editions of Crossbeams here.

How You Can Help Build an Inclusive Church!

A Building an Inclusive Church Training will be presented by our own Executive Director of the Open & Affirming Ministry Program, Rev. Mark Johnston, Ph.D., on November 4 at Compton Heights Christian Church in St. Louis, MO. Do you wish you could attend but St. Louis is just too far? Then contact Mark Johnston at … Continue reading How You Can Help Build an Inclusive Church!

Ten New Open & Affirming Ministries!

We haven’t reported new O&A churches to you since May, but don’t be fooled! The list of Open & Affirming Churches is growing! In fact, since May, nine congregations along with Philips Theological Seminary have been added to the list of Open & Affirming Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)!! Here is a … Continue reading Ten New Open & Affirming Ministries!

Time to Create Some Change

Have you been frustrated with the way things are going in our country and world? Concerned that the political climate is not protecting the marginalized and worried that the health of our planet is being held hostage to petty politicking? Have you been wondering how you can personally effect change in your neighborhood, your country, … Continue reading Time to Create Some Change

Get Your AllianceQ Rainbow Chalice ALL MEANS ALL T-Shirts Now!

AllianceQ Rainbow Chalice T-Shirts are back! The same great Rainbow Chalice ALL MEANS ALL design that was available at the General Assembly, now in a variety of colors and styles. Click here to get your AllianceQ Rainbow Chalice T-Shirts and Sweatshirts! You must place your order by October 21st! Women’s sizes, children’s sizes, sweatshirts, and … Continue reading Get Your AllianceQ Rainbow Chalice ALL MEANS ALL T-Shirts Now!

Building Up Regional O&A Teams

Mark Johnston, Executive Director of AllianceQ’s Open & Affirming Ministry Program has made it a priority for the next year to build up Regional O&A Teams. Are you interested in helping increase welcome and affirmation in your region? A variety of skills and talents are needed – including yours! Contact Mark at [email protected] for more … Continue reading Building Up Regional O&A Teams