Winter 2012 Newsletter!

Here’s the Winter 2012 Newsletter.  Thanks to all our contributors, this issue contains a wealth of information about our ministry of inclusion in the RCA.  We draw particular attention to the article on page 6, “Implications of the RfA Roster.” As always, we need your help in circulating our newsletter; there are still lots of…

2012 Training Events in the Works

The Board has committed to offering at least 4 “Building an Inclusive Church” regional training events in 2012. Plans are in the works for a mini-event that targets seminary students in the New Brunswick, NJ area (cooperating with our ecumenical partners), as well as 2-day trainings in Central NJ, the New York City/Northern NJ area,…


We post new resources frequently! Check out a new resources page, Room for All Songs which contains songsheets and MP3’s for two songs written for (and donated to!) our ministry. Under “Preaching Helps and Sermons” there’s a new document with notes on six biblical texts often cited against inclusion.

We’ve added a conference response:

We’re compiling the evaluations from the 2011 national conference, and will be posting more soon.  However, we think you’ll be moved by a response written by Hope College student Mallory Timmer Response to 2011 conference by M. Timmer Check out more on the National Conferences page, including the story of the stole!


Check out our “Welcoming and Affirming” pages!  The “Room for All Churches” roster is up to 12,  thanks to the addition of the Allwood Community Church, Clifton, NJ.   We celebrate this news with their pastor, Rev. Carolyn Keith, their consistory and congregation! We’ve also received word that the Oct. 30 gathering of supporters in No.…