RfA Board to Consider Next Steps

The Room for All Board of Directors will meet in New Brunswick, NJ this weekend for an opportunity to review our beginnings, consider where we have come since 2005, and where we sense the Spirit’s call to future ministry within the RCA.  Thank you to NBTS for providing space for our meeting, and to Dr.…

Thanks for Visiting RfA’s New Site

Thanks are due to all the creative and supportive people “behind the screens” of our new website.  The site was created by Sandy Alexander, Creative Director at  Flexweb Custom Web & Marketing Solutions (www.flexweb.ca) and funded by a grant from the Collegiate Church Corporation of New York City.  Special thanks to Pietr Redlinkski and Beatrice…

Building an Inclusive Church Training

Do you want to explore ways to widen your congregation’s welcome to LGBT persons and families? We’re delighted to announce two new BIC workshops, to take place April 19-20 at The Reformed Church of Metuchen, NJ and May 3-4 at The Reformed Church of New Paltz, NY. Contact us with questions; registration will be available…

Here’s the latest RfA newsletter

The gathering theme of the Winter 2013 issue is “Ways Forward.”  Read a reflection on the R-28 task force, a pastor’s story of exile and new life, a review of Justin Lee’s new book, “Torn,” plans for the 2013 national conference, new “Building an Inclusive Church” workshops and much more.  Help us share this resource…

Ecumenical Service of Celebration

Room for All is delighted to be part of the GLBT Celebration – Communion – Compassion event taking place on Saturday, February 9th at the Reformed Church of Highland Park, NJ.  Networking at 6 pm, Worship at 7 pm, Reception at 8:30 pm. The event will mark the great progress that has been made toward…

New Board Members

The RfA Board welcomes new members Carl Haan, Tricia Sheffield and Cameron Van Kooten to three-year terms; read about them here. We also offer our sincere gratitude to outgoing members Cyndi Boertje, Tom Goodhart and David Van Heest, all of whom have offered significant energy and unique gifts to this ministry for six years. Thank…

Service of Celebration – Feb. 9th, 2013

Celebration, Communion, Compassion!  Great progress has been made toward the inclusion of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people in many mainline Christian denominations. Come and join people of faith who will gather to celebrate these accomplishments and support those who continue to struggle. We will celebrate our Christian faith, share together in communion, and express…