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a sermon on risk and call

Samuel is called by name. Right now, the turn into summer reminds me so strongly that we are in Pride Month – a month of born out of a protest, when trans women of color and drag queens and butches refused to lay down for the police yet again, but instead boldly took space at the Stonewall Inn, saying, “here we are”, in our queerness, in our community. By calling Samuel directly, God affirms the value and importance of our naming’s.

“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team”: Director’s Note.

“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team” is a solo show that follows a first-call pastor to his home congregation in the midst of the 2009 ELCA decision on LGBTQ+ clergy. Addressing familial tensions and what makes and breaks community, the script provokes us to question what structures we value. I wish this play were no

Join ReconcilingWorks this Sunday at the Annual Pride Parade!

See below for Pride Parade information: Please join ReconcilingWorks this Sunday, June 29th as we join in the annual Pride Parade with Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches (CCWC). There will be a Dedication & Communion Service at approximately 11:30am at the CCWC entry site (we are #27!). Step-off is scheduled for noon from Montrose & Broadway.