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Resources

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Rev. Jeff Johnson. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia

 

RESOURCES FOR THE CHURCH

enrich and transform coverCurriculum: Light to All in the House – A collection of workshops to equip congregations to welcome LGBTQ pastors into the call process

Congregations and Call Committees:

6 minute video Enrich & Transform – Welcoming LGBTQIA+ Candidates into the Call Process

Enrich and Transform – Welcoming LGBTQIA+ Candidates into the Call Process (printer friendly version)

Proclaim Pulpit Supply – Find an LGBTQIA+ leader in your area to preach in your congregation.

Candidacy Committees:  Candidacy and LGBTQIA+ Individuals

Internship CongregationsInternship and Gender & Sexual Minorities – a resource for Supervisors and Internship Committees

Everyone:

Treasure in Clay Jars – Stories of LGBTQIA+ Leaders in the Lutheran Church

Dear God, I am Gay – Thank You! – a collection of sermons and writings by Joel R. Workin+

 

RESOURCES FOR LGBTQIA+ CANDIDATES AND MINISTERS

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Coming Out to Your Congregation: best practices and advice from fellow religious leaders who have left the closet

Treasure in Clay Jars – Stories of LGBTQIA+ Leaders in the Lutheran Church

Dear God, I am Gay – Thank You! – a collection of sermons and writings by Joel R. Workin

Candidates:

The Mysteries of the Ages: a handy guide for LGBTQIA+ people exploring or preparing for rostered ministry in the ELCA

Proclaim Seminarian Team – LGBTQIA+ 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 LGBTQIA+ students

Rev. AJ Striffler and Ben Hogue. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia.