Tag Archives: Phoenix Affirmations

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The Impossible Choice

The Rock Metropolitan Community Church, West Hollywood, Calif. The Path of Jesus is found where Christ’s followers honor the role of the state in maintaining justice and peace, so far as human discernment and ability make possible. We affirm the separation of church and state,

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Engaging Grace Compassionately

Diaconate Candidacy Sermon Given at Gentle Shepherd Metropolitan Community Church, Phoenix, Ariz. Readings: Loving our Neighbor Includes: Engaging people authentically, as Jesus did, treating all as creations made in God’s very image, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental ability, nationality, or

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Up to Our Necks in Pearls

Gentle Shepherd Metropolitan Community Church, Phoenix, Ariz. Reading for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: The Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, sold all else that he had and bought it. (Matthew