Resources for the Church
The following resources are shared for Congregations, Call Committees, Candidacy Committees, Internship Supervisors and Committees.
Internship and LGBTQ Individuals – A Resource for Supervisors and Committees
Treasure in Clay Jars – Stories of LGBTQ Leaders in the Lutheran Church – A collection of stories and responses from LGBTQ leaders in the Lutheran Church on topics including coming out, discerning a call to ministry, being a public witness, and more.
Enrich & Transform: Welcoming LGBTQ Candidates into the Call Process – A guide for call committees considering the diverse gifts of candidates, including those who are LGBTQ.
Candidacy and LGBTQ Individuals – A resource for ELCA candidacy committees working with LGBTQ candidates.
Listing of Proclaim members.
See Proclaim members available to preach and preside in your area.
Resources for LGBTQ Candidates
Proclaim Seminarian Team – LGBTQ student reps at seminaries and divinity schools
ELM Seminary Advocates – faculty or staff members who serve as a liaison between ELM and their campus and as an ally and advocate for LGBTQ students
Mysteries of the Ages: ELM’s Unofficial Guide for LGBTQ Candidates (a work in progress, completed sections below)
First Call Guide for LGBTQ Candidates – A peer-to-peer resource for LGBTQ candidates navigating the end of the candidacy process through first call.
Internship (Interviewing and Placement) – a resource for LGBTQ interns
Connect with people in Proclaim as you go through the coming out process as a rostered leader or seminarian.
Second Edition collection of essays and sermons by Joel Workin. Amazing stuff!
VIDEO: 2014 Proclaim Retreat Video CLICK HERE
A 2 minute video slideshow of the gathering.