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Open letter to The United Methodist Church: don’t punish LGBT-supportive clergy!

Open letter to The United Methodist Church: don’t punish LGBT-supportive clergy!

The United Methodist Church has dismissed the Rev. Frank Schaefer as punishment for officiating at the wedding of his gay son. The church’s Council of Bishops is also recommending disciplinary proceedings against retired Bishop Melvin Talbert, who also officiated at a same-sex wedding. The Coalition’s Leadership Team is…

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ONA member Dave Knapp honored by OUT magazine

ONA member Dave Knapp honored by OUT magazine

Dave Knapp, a member of First Congregational Church in Guilford, Conn., joined the Boy Scouts of America in 1938. He was expelled 55 years later when the Scouts learned he was gay. Since then, he’s campaigned tirelessly for a change in the Boy Scouts’ policy…

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Former Coalition National Coordinator Sam Loliger in hospice

Former Coalition National Coordinator Sam Loliger in hospice

Samuel Loliger, longtime National Coordinator of the Coalition who shared that office with Jan Griesinger, is in hospice care at the end of a long illness. The UCC Coalition and the wider Open and Affirming movement owe Sam a deep debt: he and Jan were…

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Real Widows of Palestine: model for the church

Real Widows of Palestine: model for the church

Sermon Andy Lang Executive Director, UCC Coalition for LGBT Concerns St. Paul’s UCC Warren, MI Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 Luke 18:1-8 (The Message) Jesus told them a story showing that it was necessary for them to pray consistently and never quit. He said, “There was…

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Covenants

Covenants

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Bible

Bible

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Short Guide

Short Guide

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Where

Where

Because of a glitch in the program we’re using to display ONA churches on this map, two-letter state abbreviations will not produce accurate results in some places. Until the problem is resolved, please spell out the name of the state you’re searching. Example: type “Bangor,…

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