Monthly Archives: July 2016

It’s a Revolution!

I was invited to guest blog on The Twelve today. Read my musings on anger, hope, and Pokemon here: It’s a Revolution!

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Why?

The author of this letter has chosen to remain anonymous. If you are an LGBTQ person or an ally with something to say about the decisions of the 2016 RCA General Synod, please send your letter to revstacey@gmail.com. Dear RCA Synod, … Continue reading

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No Questions Asked

Today’s #WeAretheRCA author, Olivia Mancuso, has attended the First Reformed Church in Schenectady since 2011.  In the fall she will return to SUNY Fredonia as a sophomore, where she is a double major in Sound Recording Technology and Applied Piano. … Continue reading

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Taking Seriously

Thanks to the Rev. David Pettit for today’s letter to the 2016 General Synod. Submit yours to revstacey@gmail.com. Letters can be published by full name, first name only, or anonymously. Dear General Synod 2016, I have trouble taking your recent … Continue reading

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Dissent Within Unity

Today’s letter comes from Caroline Welch, an elder in my congregation, the First Reformed Church of Schenectady. Make your voice heard! Please submit your #WeAretheRCA letter to revstacey@gmail.com. Dear General Synod 2016, I write this as a third generation member … Continue reading

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The Exhaustion of Fury

  I have been in a rage for at least a solid month. It started at General Synod. If you’ve been following the #WeAretheRCA posts, you know why. And then, about the time that wildfire of anger started to die down toward … Continue reading

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In Memory

One month ago yesterday, 49 people were killed in a shooting in Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. While the shooting was mentioned at General Synod, the victims were never named, and little attention was paid to the nature of this tragedy … Continue reading

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