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News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams January 2023

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

January 2023 Open & Affirming Anniversaries

Happy O&A birthday to these ministries with a January anniversary of living out a wide, radical welcome of all: Welcome Table Christian Church (Seattle, WA) 1/1/1987 United Disciples Fellowship (San Jose, CA) 1/1/1998 Redding First Christian Church (Redding, CA) 1/1/1999 United Christian Church (Renton, WA) 1/1/2002 All Pilgrims Christian Church (Seattle, WA) 1/1/2003 Seeker’s Harbor … Continue reading January 2023 Open & Affirming Anniversaries

New Year, Renewed Hope Community Groups

These groups offer space for connection and conversation growing out of the themes in the devotional journal Colors of Hope. Not a formal book study. Not a business meeting. We *hope* you have a copy of the book but the flexible structure allows every body to participate with or without the book, with or without reading … Continue reading New Year, Renewed Hope Community Groups

Open Call for Speakers + Preachers

What’s your perspective? There is an open call for speakers and preachers – for you! – to speak to a contemporary issue and the themes of Affirmation, Love, and Liberation. Read about Virtual Pulpit Supply Beyond the Pulpit at disciplesallianceq.org/vps-for-all and submit your interest or make a referral for speakers. Compensation is provided. Who? Me? … Continue reading Open Call for Speakers + Preachers

Work and Play: Reflections from Elijah Burton on Q Christian Fellowship Conference Liberated to Love

Sometimes work and play can mix. That’s one of the things I love about being a part of AllianceQ, actually. We queer the lines of so many aspects of our lives: gender, sexuality, love, work, and play. For me, that was part of my experience at the QCF Conference, Liberated to Love, held in Washington … Continue reading Work and Play: Reflections from Elijah Burton on Q Christian Fellowship Conference Liberated to Love

Queer today, queer tomorrow – Like God, some things don’t change

Reflections from the EDM A neighboring exhibitor gave me a shirt to wear at the Q Christian Fellowship Liberated to Love Conference in DC. “So you have something to wear tomorrow,” she said. The shirt reads, “Queer today, queer tomorrow — Like God, some things don’t change.” Check out Kaleidoscope Ministries! The airline lost my luggage that included … Continue reading Queer today, queer tomorrow – Like God, some things don’t change

AllianceQ remembers Kerry Armstrong

Kerry Armstrong was a longtime member of the Alliance who made way for so many of us to experience welcome and affirmation. A celebration of Kerry’s life will be held Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 701 N. Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Pastor Linda McCrae will officiate and the service will … Continue reading AllianceQ remembers Kerry Armstrong