Happenings

News from AllianceQ: Crossbeams October 2019

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

Press Release: Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance welcomes Melissa Guthrie Loy as new Executive Director and Minister

Following its commitment to building a just and inclusive Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) where all are welcome, the Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance has called Rev. Melissa Guthrie Loy as Executive Director and Minister. AllianceQ is excited to announce this expanded leadership role and to introduce Rev. Guthrie Loy. Melissa follows the long-term leadership of Rev. … Continue reading Press Release: Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance welcomes Melissa Guthrie Loy as new Executive Director and Minister

Bridges: Greetings from Rev Melissa Guthrie Loy

Rev. Melissa Guthrie Loy, as she steps into the expanded role of Executive Director and Minister of AllianceQ, seeks to build bridges. Since we may not yet know one another, hearing my voice may help you receive my words. Here’s a recording of this greeting. I get to work from home in Greensboro, NC, and … Continue reading Bridges: Greetings from Rev Melissa Guthrie Loy

Transition

Mark Johnston, as he steps down from the position of Executive Director of AllianceQ’s Open & Affirming Ministry program, reflects on our past and the future. My first experience with GLAD – back then we were the Gay Lesbian and Affirming Disciples Alliance – was the Indianapolis General Assembly in 1989. I did not know … Continue reading Transition