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News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams January 2018

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

National Religious Leadership Roundtable Responds to Anti-Trans Letter

After a group of anti-LGBTQ religious leaders drafted a letter about the transgender community that claimed transgender people are a “false” idea, the National LGBTQ Task Force’s National Religious Leadership Roundtable offered up some advice: reach out and connect with transgender people – you obviously know little about their lives, struggles, victories and aspirations. On … Continue reading National Religious Leadership Roundtable Responds to Anti-Trans Letter

Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training Scheduled in Bloomington, IL

A Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training has been scheduled for Saturday, April 28 at First Christian Church in Bloomington, IL. Using the Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit, this workshop will provide the tools that empower congregations to create a grace filled, respectful process towards becoming Open & Affirming, a process uniquely designed for each congregation’s specific needs. This … Continue reading Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training Scheduled in Bloomington, IL

Webinar on Immigration and Detention

The Disciples National Benevolent Association has scheduled a webinar on immigration and detention for Thursday, January 18th at 1pm EST. The webinar, “Broken Families, Broken Souls: The Impact of the U.S. Immigration System on Children and Families,” will discuss the psychological and spiritual impact our current immigration policies and practices have on the Disciples migrant … Continue reading Webinar on Immigration and Detention

Don’t Miss These on Our Website

If you don’t have a free afternoon to browse our website and discover all the great resources and inspiring writing we have to offer, we’d like to offer a few pages that you might want to re-read and bookmark for future reference. Hearts Unbound Hearts Unbound is an excellent resource that invites you to explore … Continue reading Don’t Miss These on Our Website