"Stepping Out: A Celebration of the Interfaith History of LGBT Welcoming and Affirming in Metropolitan DC, MD, and VA" Panel Discussion

Description

DC Center Faith coordinated an interfaith celebration of the history of D.C. area welcoming and affirming congregations. The celebration highlighted the longevity and momentum of LGBT Welcoming Movement from its beginnings to its powerful present.  Milestone moments were submitted in advance, and a DRAFT timeline was created in advance and circulated amongst participants. It was then reviewed, augmented to, and will be the core for future documentation.

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Table Of Contents

-Welcome (Rev. Ruth Hamilton, Westminster; Rev. Eric Eldritch, DC Center Faith; Vincent E. Slatt, RHP)
-Community Reading (Rev. Charles Butler; 1--George; 2--Betsy Bennet; 3--Debby Morris; 4--Jonathan White; 5--Eric Eldritch)
-Welcoming and Affirming Histories. (Timeline entries were discussed and highlighted by members of various traditions and congregations)
-Open Reflections
-Libation of Thanksgiving (Rev. Darryl Moch)
-Reception

Original Format

Yes, recording available. 

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Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/1514/archive/files/7b72838798685c5336470ad224442066.pdf
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/1514/archive/files/33106cfea3bbf90a5f8f8fd82ad7f773.docx

Citation

Rev. Eric EldritchDC Center FaithRainbow History Project Westminster Presbyterian Church, “"Stepping Out: A Celebration of the Interfaith History of LGBT Welcoming and Affirming in Metropolitan DC, MD, and VA" Panel Discussion,” Rainbow History Project Digital Collections, accessed February 29, 2024, https://archives.rainbowhistory.org/items/show/1377.

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