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News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams March 2019

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

AllianceQ Presence at Black Ministers Retreat

Rev Whittney Ijanaten, Rev Tana Roseboro, and Rev Darnell Fennell, all members of the AllianceQ Council, along with Mark Johnston, Executive Director of the AllianceQ Open & Affirming Ministry Program, were present at the Black Ministers Retreat in Nashville, TN, last week. Whittney, Tana, and Darnell presented two sessions of a workshop at the retreat. … Continue reading AllianceQ Presence at Black Ministers Retreat

GA-1929 “An Invitation to Education for Welcoming and Receiving the Gifts of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People” Recommended for Adoption

GA-1929 “An Invitation to Education for Welcoming and Receiving the Gifts of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People” has been recommended by the General Board of the Christian Church for adoption by the 2019 General Assembly in Des Moines. You can read the full text of the resolution here. More below from Robin Knauerhase, Moderator of the … Continue reading GA-1929 “An Invitation to Education for Welcoming and Receiving the Gifts of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People” Recommended for Adoption

AllianceQ Banquet – Happy 40th Birthday!

The Disciples AllianceQ General Assembly Banquet will be held on Tuesday July 23. Join us for a celebration of the past and a preview into the future as we celebrate our 40th birthday! Please purchase your tickets with your General Assembly Registration. We are aware that you may have already purchased tickets for the banquet, … Continue reading AllianceQ Banquet – Happy 40th Birthday!

AllianceQ Assembly Pre-Events

Here’s the scoop on AllianceQ Pre-Assembly events this year! Two events! United Against Oppression Rev. April Johnson Minister of Reconciliation Tools for Open and Affirming Ministry Rev. Dr. Mark Johnston Executive Director of AllianceQ Open & Affirming Ministry Program. Date: Friday, July 19 Time: These will be all day events, but exact start and end … Continue reading AllianceQ Assembly Pre-Events

Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance Open & Affirming Aftersession

On Monday July 22 the Open & Affirming Ministry Program will hold a General Assembly Aftersession at the Des Moines General Assembly. Come join us as we celebrate the Open & Affirming Ministry Program and our Regional Open & Affirming Ministry Teams. This is your chance to connect with those who are working to increase … Continue reading Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance Open & Affirming Aftersession

Workshops Hosted by AllianceQ at General Assembly

Two workshops hosted by AllianceQ will be presented at General Assembly in Des Moines this coming July: TRANSGENDER 101 – the “T” in LGBT Sunday, July 21, 1:30 – 2:50 Topics about transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) people have been prominent in the news, in television and movies, and in public opinion. Should transgender people … Continue reading Workshops Hosted by AllianceQ at General Assembly

Queer Community Gatherings

At the General Assembly in Des Moines AllianceQ will be hosting three queer community gatherings. – Queer People of Color – Queer Clergy & Seminarians – Transgender Social Gathering Details to come – keep an eye on our Calendar for times and dates!