News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams September 2019
Sometimes old news is good news! Check out previous editions of Crossbeams here.
GA 1929 “An Invitation to Education for Welcoming and Receiving the Gifts of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People” Adopted by Des Moines Assembly
Resolution 1929 “An Invitation to Education for Welcoming and Receiving the Gifts of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People” was adopted by the General Assembly of the Christian Church in Des Moines. The discussion of the resolution included no voices speaking against adoption, and when it came time to vote, it was not clear if the few … Continue reading GA 1929 “An Invitation to Education for Welcoming and Receiving the Gifts of Transgender and Gender-Diverse People” Adopted by Des Moines Assembly
From time to time AllianceQ recognizes those who have performed extraordinary service that furthers the mission of the Alliance. At the AllianceQ Banquet at the Des Moines General Assembly in July, Rev. Tim Tiffany received the Peevey/Harris Recognition. The Peevey/Harris Recognition This Recognition is named for Rev. Debra Peevey of Seattle, Washington, and Rev. Allen … Continue reading Rev. Tim Tiffany Receives the Peevey/Harris Recognition at Alliance Banquet
AllianceQ welcomes three new members to the Alliance Council! You may have missed last month’s announcement of our elections – the list of nominees was finalized after Crossbeams was mailed to you – so you can read about our new Council members here. Congratulations to Belen De La Trinidad, nicki arnold-swindle, and Sergio Centeno, our … Continue reading New Council Members
A Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training has been scheduled for Saturday, November 9 at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, MO. Your church isn’t ready to become Open & Affirming? Great! This training is for you! We will learn how every congregation can open welcome on the journey towards becoming Open & Affirming … Continue reading Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training Scheduled in Kansas City
Several congregations have shared pictures with us lately – here are some of the best! – and our booth at General Assembly! (Click on the pics for larger images!) AllianceQ booth at General Assembly had t-shirts and resources for ALL! At the Des Moines General Assembly, the AllianceQ booth had plenty of t-shirts and the … Continue reading Pictures! General Assembly! Decatur GA! Columbus IN! Nashville TN! Atlanta GA!
Songs for the Holy Other, a new hymnal resource, is now linked from the Resource page of our website. Songs for the Holy Other contains 45 hymns that will enrich your welcoming affirming worship. You can read more about it in our Resources listing here (and you can see all our Resources here). You can … Continue reading Songs for the Holy Other