Wow!

Thank you, thank you! To the 54 individuals or congregations who have already responded so generously to RfA’s new matching challenge campaign, we’re grateful for your gifts and the heart for LGBTQ inclusiveness in the RCA that they represent. During the first month of the campaign, we have raised close to 40% of our goal!…

Changing the Punctuation in the RCA

Dear Friends of RfA: A few months ago, RfA released a short film, “Room for Me?”  In it, twenty-six LGBTQ people in the Reformed Church in America consider questions about their lives, their faith, and their hopes for the RCA. Their responses are inspiring, painful, gracious and challenging. We had long conversations about how to…

“Building an Inclusive Church” in Rochester NY

We’re excited to announce that RfA will co-sponsor a BIC workshop Friday evening & Saturday, Oct. 17 & 18, 2014 at Incarnate Word Lutheran Church in Rochester, NY.  Mark your calendar, stay tuned for registration info, and check here for information about these inspiring and equipping events to effect greater inclusiveness throughout the church!

Room for All (Sometimes): General Synod 2014

What a gift it was to have several members of the Room for All board present at General Synod 2014!  Graceful engagement was alive and well around delegate tables, dining tables, and certainly at the Lord’s table. There is much to celebrate! A highlight was the lunch reception held at Second Reformed Church after Sunday…

Room for All in West Michigan

RfA is in West Michigan this week, meeting with pastors, supporters and other area RCA members who are interested to learn more about us.  We’re anticipating a great turnout at “Room for All RCA:  Who, Why, Why” at the Park Theater on Wednesday evening, June 4th at 7 PM.

RfA at General Synod 2014

We’re pleased to announce that once again Room for All will host a free lunch reception during General Synod, an opportunity to meet other supporters and Board members and learn more about RfA’s ministry.  This year’s event will take place on Sunday, June 15th, from 11:30 AM – 1 PM at Second Reformed Church in…

RfA at Holland’s Park Theater

“Room for All RCA:  Who, What, Why” is set for Wednesday evening, June 4th at 7 PM at the historic Park Theater in Holland, MI.  Whether you agree with RfA’s mission, aren’t sure, or disagree, this is an open-to-all opportunity to learn more, ask questions, and engage in conversation with our executive director and area…

Room for Me?

The responses to “Room for Me?” are pouring in – thank you!  Our hope and prayer is that the participants’ transparent stories, faith, and words of loving challenge to the Reformed Church in America will fall on good soil and take root.

Coming This Week

“Room for Me?” has been a months-long project, interviewing LGBTQ people in the Reformed Church in America. The trailer was an inspiring intro to the complete 15+ minute film that’s coming to our website Thursday, May 15th.  It’s been a humbling and confirming project from beginning to end, and we can’t wait to share it with you,…