Same-sex marriage is now legal in six states in the United States (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York) and in the District of Columbia, and it became legal in Canada in 2005. There are over 200 RCA congregations in New York State, another 100+ in Iowa, and 41 in Canada, which means that…Details
As of today, those congregations that become officially rostered as “Room for All” churches are automatically added to two important ecumenical websites, Believe Out Loud and the Institute for Welcoming Resources. Both of these sites are well-known and frequently visited by those searching for an LGBT-friendly church. Check out the “Welcoming & Affirming Congregations in…Details
RfA supporters and friends in the Eastern regions are invited to a picnic at the home of Rob Sweeney, 1019 Flatbush Rd., Kingston on SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 4:00 P.M. Enjoy a summer afternoon, great hospitality, and a chance to get to know each other. All food and drink will be provided – but a…Details
The presence of – and support from – an ever-increasing cadre of RCA members who favor LGBT inclusion was clearly evident at the 2011 General Synod. Many thanks to all who came to our gathering, who gave feedback about our work, who signed up for our mailings, and who spoke on behalf of our efforts…Details
October 27-29, 2011 is the date for our second national gathering, “Making Room for All: 2011” to be held at Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI. Registration information will follow soon, but mark your calendar for a thoughtful keynote speaker, 6 great workshops, informative plenary sessions, inspiring worship and much more!Details
On Tuesday evening, May 10th, the Presbyterian Church (USA) garnered enough votes to ratify Amendment 10A, thereby removing official barriers to LGBT full inclusion in our sister denomination. For Room for All’s response to this historic vote, go to the home page of the Institute for Welcoming Resources: www.welcomingresources.org.Details
The spring issue of the Room for All newsletter is now available. This, along with past issues, can be found by clicking on the “RfA Newsletters” link in the left-hand column.