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News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams August 2020

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

Georgia O&A Team takes Pride for a drive

Are you interested in Open & Affirming Ministry in Georgia? You are warmly invited to an August 30 planning meeting to coordinate October Drive-Thru Pride Parades. Drive-thru Pride? VISION: With Atlanta Pride events altered due to the pandemic, our vision is for Christian Churches in Georgia to host a Drive-Thru Pride Parade for local citizens … Continue reading Georgia O&A Team takes Pride for a drive

Happy O&A Anniversary to these ministries!

Celebrate these O&A ministries with an August anniversary of living out a wide, radical welcome of all:​ Twin Pines Christian Church (Lexington, KY) August 1 All Peoples Christian Church (Los Angeles, CA) August 12 The Haven (Covina, CA) August 15 Downey Avenue Christian Church (Indianapolis, IN) August 17 South Street Christian Church (Springfield, MO) August 17 Riverside … Continue reading Happy O&A Anniversary to these ministries!

RIOT continues: Revolution

Revolution acknowledges that things are not right the way they are now. How is God inviting us into revolution in this moment? Join AllianceQ and Rev. Kamilah Hall Sharp on Monday, August 24, for informal conversation around revolution and how we can continue turning over tables of injustice. 5 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Mountain … Continue reading RIOT continues: Revolution

Resource: 7 Reasons Why We Affirm LGBTQ+ Persons

Central Christian Church New Albany, IN, understands the importance of proclaiming its affirmation. Following its study of God vs. Gay by Jay Michaelson, CCCNA created “7 Reasons Why We Affirm LGBTQ+ Persons.” Rev. Paul Justice Snyder explains that the resource came about from the small group study over Michaelson’s book. Rev. Snyder created a discussion guide for … Continue reading Resource: 7 Reasons Why We Affirm LGBTQ+ Persons

Three new leaders appointed as Council Members

Welcome, Laura Jean Allen, Alysha Laperche and Luther Young! Confident that each brings perspective, passion and purposeful gifts, we are delighted to introduce LJ, Alysha and Luther, appointed to the Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance Council beginning August 2020. In addition to highlights of their leadership, you’ll learn why they feel called to this ministry. Favorite colors … Continue reading Three new leaders appointed as Council Members

Nominations Team will present nominees for fall leadership positions

Guided by our mission to set a place at the table for persons of all gender expressions and sexual identities, we are turning over tables of injustice and we are changing who is at the table. The Council is a leadership team of 8-12 members, commonly known as a Board of Directors. AllianceQ has five … Continue reading Nominations Team will present nominees for fall leadership positions