Monthly Archives: June 2016

Live and Love Like Jesus

So, it turns out this posting every day thing is pretty challenging, first of all because my life is pretty unpredictable, and second because other people’s lives are also unpredictable, to me and probably to them as well. Nonetheless, we … Continue reading

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Transforming

Today’s contribution to the #WeAretheRCA series is from the Rev. Susan J. Hetrick, who serves at the Oasis Renewal Center in Arizona. Dear General Synod 2016; I was unable to attend General Synod in person this year, but I watched on … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Inclusion

Today’s letter is from Rev. Susan Joy Huizenga Cleveland, an RCA Minister of Word and Sacrament, VA Chaplain, and ally with LGBTQIA family members.  Dear Synod, While you were meeting last week, I was quite distracted by taking care of … Continue reading

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Home

This letter is part of the series, #WeAretheRCA. The author, a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the RCA, has chosen to remain anonymous. If you are an LGBTQ+ person or ally who has been affected by the recent decisions … Continue reading

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Neighbors

Today’s letter to General Synod 2016 comes from Marilyn Paarlberg, Executive Director of Room for All. Dear General Synod 2016, I’ve been thinking a lot about neighbors lately, and neighborhoods, and neighborly hospitality.  It started when I was putting together … Continue reading

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Consequences…and Benefits

A guest letter from Rev. A to the General Synod of 2016; one of a year-long daily series called #WeAretheRCA. To submit your own letter, leave a comment here or email to revstacey@gmail.com. Dear General Synod 2016, I would like … Continue reading

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Disappointment

A letter to General Synod 2016 from Jason. In viewing the GS 2016 live stream, I was grieved that the RCA went the way of the country, having to either be left or right… one side is right, one side … Continue reading

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