News from GLAD: Crossbeams April 2017

Sometimes old news is good news! Check out previous editions of Crossbeams here.

Glitter Ashes in Des Moines

Pastor Debbie Griffin of Downtown Disciples in Des Moines, IA, used a little glitter on Ash Wednesday to show solidarity to members of the LGBTQ community. Read all about it here! Downtown Disciples is an Open & Affirming Congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Help Us Spread the Word: General Assembly Events

Click here to download GLAD’s 2017 General Assembly Events Flier. Help us spread the word about GLAD’s General Assembly Events. Click to download our flier, and then, well, you know:     – Print the flier to distribute at church.         – Post the flier to your Facebook, Twitter, and all your social media.             – Sign up for … Continue reading Help Us Spread the Word: General Assembly Events

Do You Know a Young LGBTQ Person Headed for College?

Do you know a young LGBTQ person headed for college who could use some help finding a safe environment and scholarship money? AffordableColleges.com offers just the information needed. Click here!

It’s Time to Move…

Pastor Chuck Blaisdel of First Christian Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado, shared with us the pastoral letter he wrote to his congregation sharing why he is working with the congregation’s Ministry Board to begin a process and move towards become an official Open & Affirming Church. Do you agree also that It is time to move … Continue reading It’s Time to Move…