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Help promote LGBT rights in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, and Malaysia

Hello friends, This summer Rev. Dr. Boon Lin Ngeo will be traveling to Asia on behalf of the Global Justice Institute. Rev. Boon has worked extensively abroad for the Institute and this year will visit China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, and Malaysia. In addition to making connections with LGBTQI centers and organizations, he will

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Easter Campaign 2015

Easter Offering for Global Justice Every year Metropolitan Community Churches around the globe come together to hold an Easter offering to support the work of The Global Justice Institute (GJI). GJI is dedicated to supporting the work of LGBT and human rights activists around the globe and is passionate about the gospel as a radical

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TELL CONGRESS TO PASS THE  “END MODERN SLAVERY INITIATIVE ACT OF 2015

Last week, MCC’s Global Moderator Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy issued a statement in support of the “End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015.”  The bill, currently before the U.S. Senate, would authorize the creation of a non-profit organization that would marshal resources to combat the growth in modern slavery around the world.  Investigations found that more

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JOIN GJI/MCC AS WE STAND TOGETHER FOR JUSTICE

In a few days, the United States will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of one of the most famous events in Civil Rights History:  the March from Selma to Montgomery.  It was a painful and bloody moment in the struggle for racial equality, where activists of many faiths, backgrounds, and regions of the U.S. gathered to

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Jakarta Statement on Church and Homophobia

We, the participants of the International Consultation on Church and Homophobia held at Jakarta Theological Seminary, believe that each person is created in the image of God, and each person is precious to God. We affirm that sexuality is a divine gift, and hence God intends us to celebrate this divine gift in life-giving, consensual,

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Help make Anti-LGBT “Conversion Therapy” Illegal in your state

We are continually alarmed by the number of people, especially youth, who are subjected to so-called “conversion therapy” or “reparative therapy” that seeks to teach them that their sexual orientation and gender identify or expression is inherently evil and can be changed. This is not only an affront to our religious beliefs, it has been repudiated by the American

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MCC PAD Fast and Prayer Vigil for Justice

Join MCC in a 24-hour Fast & Prayer Vigil for Justice on 15 January 2015, the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. This will be an intentional time for individuals and faith communities to pray about and reflect upon the question:  How can we BE JUSTICE that leads us through reconciliation to peace?   MCC’S People  of African Descent (PAD) ministry is

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Black LGBT Religious Leaders Statement of Unity and Purpose

Black LGBT Religious Leaders Act with Historically Black Churches: “Black Bodies Matter” LGBT Black Christians and faith leaders join tens of thousands of historically Black congregations/ denominations and allies to wear black to church on Sunday, December 14 in response to police brutality: “Black LGBT bodies must matter, too!” Spokespersons Bishop Yvette Flunder, Presiding Bishop

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