Statement of Commitment Testimony

Leslie Penrose Statement of Commitment Testimony CORNET NOTE: Leslie Penrose withdrew as United Methodist clergy in March, 1999. For an update about her and the church she pastors, visit Community of Hope. The Community of Hope is, as of February 2004, in an...

Statement of Commitment Testimony

Susan A. Ross Statement of Commitment Testimony It seems to me that It begins and ends with compassion. Our God is a compassionate, welcoming God. We are called to follow in that way. The UM Book of Discipline says that I, as a UM clergyperson, am to...

Thank You God

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet… Coincidences are God’s way of getting our attention.” – Frederick Buechner I was raised in a Christian home and taught that being gay is a sin. I went to a small...

There is Hope for Religion

I simply wanted to write to say THANK YOU!For years I have steadily moved farther away from any church affiliation because I just couldn’t believe the hatred that was coming from it. Religion has changed from the love and compassion Jesus taught, to a hate...