Here’s the link for our latest newsletter, highlighting events, deadlines, and opportunities to partner in our mission for LGBTQ inclusiveness in the RCA.
If you live in NW Iowa or know someone who does, here’s the info again about the Nov. 1 symposium, “Building an Inclusive Community: Scripture, Science & Story.” Remember that you do need to register, and that lunch is included. The event is free, but there will be a free-will offering.
…why do I need to register for the “Scripture, Science & Story” event in Orange City, Iowa? For starters, because we’re feeding you…and providing a chair for you. Plus, if the response exceeds the space at the Blue Mountain Emporium, we have a back-up venue, but we’d rather not have that be a surprise (as…Details
Congratulations to the Community Church of Keyport, New Jersey, for their decision to join the growing roster of Room for All Churches, congregations that publicly declare their commitment to welcome and affirm people of all sexual identities and gender expressions.
The short answer is, “Plenty!” This fall, the RfA volunteer Board, regional supporters and Executive Director are: Gathering applications for a full-time Community Coordinator (please apply by Oct. 15). Planning celebration events in Mid-Hudson and West Michigan (If you’re on our mailing list, watch for a Mailchimp notice soon). Hosting an exciting, first-ever conference in…Details
Mid-Hudson Room for All invites you to spend an evening with Sr. Carol Perry, Marble Collegiate Church’s resident Bible scholar, as she addresses misconceptions of the Bible so often used to justify prejudice against gay men and women. She also takes an illuminating look at how and why the Scriptures were created by our spiritual ancestors. October 17th Please…Details
In cooperation with the L.E.A.P. (Love, Education, Acceptance, Pride) group in Orange City, Iowa*, Room for All announces a one-day conference on Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Orange City titled “Building an Inclusive Community: Scripture, Science, Story.” RfA trainers will lead a module on strategic storytelling, and two nationally-known guest speakers will address the areas…Details
We’re often struck by the unique and multi-layered circumstances that come into play when people decide to share their memories and experiences about being, or knowing, an LGBTQ person. For some, telling their story is a natural and freeing progression; others take a risk. Today we’re grateful to Ann Clark Carda for sharing the story…Details
With gratitude to God and to our supporters throughout the RCA, the Room for All Board of Directors joyfully announces that we are now accepting applications for our second full-time staff position, Community Coordinator. This comes after months of prayerful consideration, planning and celebration, and we look forward to the expansion of our ministry for…Details
Online sign-up is now open for the “Building an Inclusive Church” workshop Fri. eve. & Sat. Oct. 17 & 18 in Rochester, NY. Here’s the info!
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!…Details