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Today…December 28th

Today…December 28th

Lili Ilse Elvenes (28 December 1882 – 13 September 1931) is born in Vejle, Denmark. After seeing herself as a woman in her wife’s paintings, the Danish artist and writer began living as a woman and in 1923, underwent gender affirmation surgery. Learn more at:…

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Today…December 27th

Today…December 27th

Joe Beam (December 30, 1954– December 27, 1988) dies from complications of AIDS. He was the editor of “In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology,” and was an African-American gay rights activist and author Beam was working on a sequel to “In the Life” at…

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Picture Advent Day 3: Wait

Picture Advent Day 3: Wait

Art- Icon of black Madonna from side altar of Altlerchenfelder church from 19th century. July 27, 2013. Vienna. By Kimi Floyd Reisch December 1, 2020 #ONAPictureAdvent 2020 Then Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to…

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Picture Advent -Day 12: Ancestors

Picture Advent -Day 12: Ancestors

by Kimi Floyd Reisch #ONAPictureAdvent 2020 Matthew 1:1-17 (Good News Translation) This is the list of the ancestors of Jesus Christ, a descendant of David, who was a descendant of Abraham. From Abraham to King David, the following ancestors are listed: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Judah…

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Coalition Leadership Team Member to be Honored at Creating Change 2021

Coalition Leadership Team Member to be Honored at Creating Change 2021

We are thrilled to announce that our Leadership Team member, Lisbeth Melendez Rivera, will be honored Creating Change 2021. Creating Change is the annual conference sponsored by the National LGBT Task Force, a long-time partner to the Coalition through the Welcoming Church Program Leaders group…

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Picture Advent – Day 11: Home

Picture Advent – Day 11: Home

by the Rev. Christina Fidanza Mark 6:1-6 (The Inclusive Bible) After leaving there, Jesus came into his own town, followed by the disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and the many listeners were astonished and said, “Where did he…

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Picture Advent Day 1: Hope

Picture Advent Day 1: Hope

#ONAPictureAdvent 2020 Hope on November 29, 2020 by Kimi Floyd Reisch Luke 1: 78 – 79 By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow…

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Picture Advent Day 6: Seeing

Picture Advent Day 6: Seeing

December 4, 2020 by Kimi Floyd Reisch John 1: 16-18 (The Message) We all live off his generous bounty,         gift after gift after gift.     We got the basics from Moses,         and then this exuberant giving and receiving,     This endless knowing and understanding—         all this came…

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Picture Advent Day 2: Prepare

Picture Advent Day 2: Prepare

by Kimi Floyd Reisch Proverbs 6:6 – 9 Go to the ant, you lazybones; consider its ways, and be wise. Without having any chief or officer or ruler, it prepares its food in summer, and gathers its sustenance in harvest. How long will you lie…

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UCC Women’s Survey

UCC Women’s Survey

Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey prepared by the Women’s Table of the United Church of Christ. It is intended to gather information from women in the UCC about the issues and concerns you most care about, are engaged with,…

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