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Jul 2016

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Why We Supported the Re-election of President Gary Walter

Two weeks ago, we urged the delegates of the 2016 Annual Meeting to vote “yes” to re-elect President Gary Walter. Krista Brumberg Stevens read the following statement explaining why.

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Jun 2016

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A Wonderful Sermon!

by MF4i A beautiful sermon by Covenant Pastor Peter Hawkinson this week. “‘All are welcome’ is a requirement of me, and it is a requirement, because of Christ, for us.”

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Jun 2016

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An Open Letter to my LGBTQ Friends in the Covenant Church

by Rev. Paul Corner Dear LGBTQ Covenanters and Your Friends, Family, and Allies, In his letter that that we call 1 Corinthians, the apostle Paul says, “If one member of the body suffers, all suffer together.” There can be little doubt that in this moment, you dear friends are suffering. The brutal attacks on the […]

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Jun 2016

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Our Statement on Orlando

by MF4i   It was with great sorrow that we learned of yet another senseless act of harm upon innocents in our country. We are saddened and broken-hearted as we think about our LGBTQ brothers and sisters who were wounded and those whose lives came to such an abrupt and harrowing end in Orlando. We […]

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Feb 2016

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Transformation

by Eva Sullivan Knoff Transformation… The first time Bea came out to us, she was in high school and I was serving as an associate pastor in a church. We had wondered if she was gay, but somehow we were still surprised to hear it. So I told her, “Why don’t you pray and live […]

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Mar 2015

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Changing our Minds and our Hearts – A Call for Conversation

by Krista Brumberg Stevens (originally published on her own blog here.) I received some criticism for writing in August of 2014 that I might need to leave my denomination, the Evangelical Covenant Church, in response to its stance of welcoming, but not fully accepting those who are LGBTQ. Friends, both Covenant and those without any ...

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