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Co-Sponsors for Jay Micheals Event Wanted

On Friday evening, April 20th, author Jay Michaelson will be coming to Sha’ar Zahav to speak about his new bestselling book, “God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality,” recently published by Beacon Press. Some of you have heard of this moving and ecumenically-minded book, which argues that religious people should support equality for LGBT […]

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A Place at the Table: A Gathering of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Text, Image, and Voice

Exhibit – Multimedia | April 5 – July 9, 2012 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery at Cal , Berkeley. You have been invited to a grand party. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas are your hosts. Gathered in one room there are over 150 years of Americans who […]

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Storyteller to speak at Holocaust Remembrance Service

Treasuring the Stories We’ve Inherited News For immediate release For more information, contact Rabbi Avi Schulman, 510-656-7142, or TCIC President, the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer, 510-797-0895 The Tri-City Interfaith Council’s invites the public to attend their annual Holocaust Remembrance Service on Sunday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m.  The service is held at Temple Beth Torah, 42000 […]

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East County Shared Ministry Celebrates Inclusive Worship

East County Shared Ministry Celebrates Inclusive Worship On Sunday, March 25, from noon until 3 p.m., East County Shared Ministry will hold an open house celebration at the historic Camp Stoneman site, located at 200 E. Leland Road (between Railroad and Harbor) in Pittsburg. The public is invited to join this celebration. Refreshments, prizes, entertainment […]

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Chad Griffin Named President of HRC (Human Rights Campaign)

see the full article here: http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2012/03/02/Chad_Griffin_Named_President_of_HRC/

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March Events in CWC Member Congregations

Are you a CWC Member Congregation? Don’t forget to send you congregation’s events to droginski@clgs.org! March 7 “I Do. Who Can’t?” – Silicon Valley Leaders on Marriage Equality The Commonwealth Club of California 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program Speakers: Kathy Levinson, Philanthropist; Co-Chair, […]

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Bay Area Coalition of Welcoming Congregations in the News!

One of the main goals of the Coalition of Welcoming Congregations (CWC) is to engage our clergy and congregations in what we call “Sacred Activism”.  Sacred activism is to encourage our members to take their spiritual convictions  for social justice / public witness outside the walls of their meeting space.  February was a busy month for us expressing […]

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Save the date for an important history event in June

LGBT-RAN, the Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies in Religion & Ministry, the Pacific School of Religion and the Golden Gate Association of the United Church of Christ are collaborating on a special LGBT History Weekend June 15-17, 2012. Events that weekend will mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of William R. Johnson and other early breakthroughs in […]

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Flunder Oral History Posted

An interview with the Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder, founder and senior pastor of  City of Refuge UCC in San Francisco and presiding bishop of The Fellowship, is the most recent addition to LGBT-RAN’s Oral History Project. The interview, conducted by Dr. Monique Moultrie, explores Flunder’s childhood in a devout Church of God in Christ family […]

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Davis & Petro Receive LGBT Religious History Award

Dr. Rebecca L. Davis, assistant professor in the History Department at the University of Delaware, and Dr. Anthony Michael Petro, assistant professor in the Religious Studies Program at New York University, are co-recipients of the 2011-12 LGBT Religious History Award. This is the first time in the seven years of the LGBT Religious History Award that […]

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