On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.
Los Angeles Times: A Mass in Hollywood celebrates the 25th anniversary of the gay and lesbian ministry established by then-Archbishop Roger Mahony. Despite a larger acceptance, participants know that challenges remain.
People of faith and communities of faith are getting into the spirit of Spirit Day. Many faith-based organizations have promoted Spirit Day commemorations for today, October 20, as well as into this weekend. The following is just a sampling of what Christians and Christian organizations are doing to mark Spirit Day.
New Jersey Rev. Milton B. Hobbs this week defended teacher Viki Knox, who wrote anti-LGBT comments on her Facebook page. Hobbs called Knox a "very loving person" and said, “Any Christian who makes a stand that’s unpopular can expect to be persecuted. That’s in the Bible, too."