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News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams June 2019

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

Help Us Out at General Assembly!

General Assembly is a great place to meet Disciples from all over the US and Canada, and what better place to do that then helping out at the AllianceQ booth and banquet!?! Our booth is a great place to meet people and serve the mission of the Alliance by helping us provide resources and sign … Continue reading Help Us Out at General Assembly!

Photos from Disciples O&A Presence at Kansas City Pride and Proclaiming Pride Interfaith Celebration

Pastor Laura Guy at Living Water Christian Church in Parkville, MO, sent us her reflection and pictures from the Disciples O&A presence at Kansas City Pride, and Pastor Tyler Heston at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, MO, sent his reflections on the O&A Team’s presence at Pride and at Proclaiming Pride, an interfaith … Continue reading Photos from Disciples O&A Presence at Kansas City Pride and Proclaiming Pride Interfaith Celebration

What Have Our Regional O&A Teams Been Up To Lately?

AllianceQ’s Regional Open & Affirming Ministry Teams have been busy! These teams are each working to increase Open & Affirming Ministry in their own time and place. Their work is networking affirming Disciples in the region, creating a presence in the region, and their presence is offering a resource in the region. Our team in … Continue reading What Have Our Regional O&A Teams Been Up To Lately?

Resource Available: What Do I Do Now? When a Child Comes Out as Lesbian or Gay

What Do I Do Now? When a Child Comes Out as Lesbian or Gay is a short booklet written by our own Mark Johnston to guide a parent through that emotional time when a child comes out. Full of practical advice, this is a great resource to have on hand for parents, for young people … Continue reading Resource Available: What Do I Do Now? When a Child Comes Out as Lesbian or Gay

The Bible and the Transgender Experience: How Scripture Supports Gender Variance

Our friends at the UCC recently recommended The Bible and the Transgender Experience: How Scripture Supports Gender Variance to better understand how to be allies to our transgender friends and family. Check it out!