Dry Bones in Houston Rev. Dr. Michael Diaz Days later, I’m still in disbelief. One hour I want to cry out at the top of my lungs, and the next hour, I want to sit in deadening silence. As I move from frustration to tears, I remember the last time I was this emotional. Back
We’ve been shocked by the image of the drowned innocent boy all over the media this morning and have joined this campaign demanding EU politicians take urgent action to save lives and give sanctuary to people fleeing war and hunger. They’re meeting in a few days so we need to act fast. Join me here
For the first time since 1983, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering amending its blanket ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM). The proposed new policy would only permit donations from men who have abstained from sex with men for at least twelve months. The FDA says
On Wednesday, June 17th, the world drew a collective gasp of horror once again, as yet another senseless act of gun violence claimed 9 innocent, caring, faithful lives at an historic Black Church, Emanuel AME, in Charleston, South Carolina. While studying the Bible together, a young man, apparently well-schooled in racially inspired hatred and animosity,
Join us in supporting The Korea Queer Culture Festival and organizers who have been blocked by local government and police from having the Seoul Pride parade after 16 years. In response to demands by anti-LGBT secular and religious groups, the Seoul police agency officially banned the Korean Queer Culture Festival, which is scheduled for 28 June.
By: Stan Kimmer I know it has been a while since my last update on my work in Kenya, Africa, and that is because there was a change in direction. If you look at my original Africa Center Page first created in late 2010, you will see the short story and my vision to want
What MCCers Can Do Conceived in 2004 by French activist Louis-Georges Tin to commemorate the decision of the World Health Organization (1990) to de-pathologize homosexuality by removing it from the International Classification of Diseases, May 17th has become a globally recognized day to raise awareness of LGBTQI lives and call attention to efforts to end
Global Justice Institute/MCC Partner with Blue Diamond Society The earthquake in Nepal has claimed the lives of thousands and devastated the lives of tens of thousands. The Global Justice Institute and Metropolitan Community Churches are partnering with the BLUE DIAMOND SOCIETY, an organization working for the wellbeing of the LGBTQI communities in Nepal, with over
Friday, 3 April 2015, 12:00/Noon – 1:00PM/ET Dear Friends, Many have become aware of what is taking place recently in Indiana regarding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). In other states similar laws have passed or are being proposed.It is interesting that this signed law of discrimination led into what many observe as Holy Week.
A Conversation and Call To Action MCC Public Policy Team members Rev. Dr. Robert Griffin (Sunshine Cathedral’s Executive Minister and member of MCC Governing Board) and Rev. DeWayne Davis(Senior Pastor of All God’s Children MCC) invite you to join them as they present a conference call series titled “Awareness, Affirmation & Action.” From