Written Resources for the Church
The following resources are shared for Congregations, Call Committees, Candidacy Committees, Internship Supervisors and Committees.
6 minute video Enrich & Transform – Welcoming LGBTQ Candidates into the Call Process
Enrich and Transform – Welcoming LGBTQ Candidates into the Call Process (printed resource)
For Candidacy Committees: Candidacy and LGBTQ Individuals – An Offered Resource for ELCA Candidacy Committees
For Internship Congregations: Internship and LGBTQ Interns – A Guide for Supervisors and Committees
For Everyone: Dear God, I am Gay – Thank You! – a collection of sermons and writings by Joel R. Workin
Other Resources for the Church
Proclaim Pulpit Supply – find an LGBTQ+ leader in your area to preach in your congregation.
Written Resources for LGBTQ+ Candidates
A comprehensive resource for LGBTQ+ candidates from initial discernment through First Call.
Dear God, I am Gay – Thank You! – a collection of sermons and writings by Joel R. Workin
Other 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